Fashion – problem solver, designer, artisan Craftmanship
Hello! I’m an independent creative contractor & designer.
I can pattern, design, cut, sew, crochet, macrame, topstitch, serge, hand sewing & machine sewing, industrial, leather work, bead work, wire wrapping, crystalizing specialist, creative problem solving, design consulting, quilting, crafting & more. I use an array of tools & machinery as well as make things completely by hand.
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Sustainable Fashion Designer
I make things from raw materials and do some reconstruction and upcycling. I love to use industrial fashion waste to recreate new fashion, upcycled one-of-a-kind, limited editions of clothing, jewelry & accessories.
It’s my way of helping to reduce, reuse, and upcycle many materials that would otherwise be thrown into a landfill. I’m grateful to all the other fashion vendors who donate their scrap waste for me to use in design and construction.
Inspired by Nature
It’s estimated that the fashion industry creates 92 million tons of textile waste annually. “With a little creativity, I hope to be a contribution to the solution.” ~Poeina
“Very comfortable and amazing quality. Would definitely recommend and actually am to friends.” ~Caroline Rodriguez
Poeina has worked with companies & designers such as DBleudazzled, BC Live, Paolo Nieddu, Butterfinger, Playboy, Jessica Huerta, and Utilakilt.
Poeina has made costumes for many artists including Beyoncé (Black As King/ The Formation Tour), Shania Twain, Empire of the Sun, Ras Kass, Mona Tavakoli(Mrazberry Chocolate), Rachel Oto, Tate Simms, Corey Feldman, Janelle Monáe, Alison Stoner and more.
Poeina’s work has appeared on The Today Show, the tv show Empire, Teen Choice Awards, Ted 2, New York Fashion Week and more.
Some of the types of clients who hire Poeina for custom work include soloist dancers, dance groups, musicians, youtuber’s, school theater departments, celebrities etc.
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