mountains, rivers, the sky, and more with these pieces.
Looking for a contemporary twist on multicultural traditions? Julie Powell Designs does just that by emphasizing colors and form in this collection.
Julie Powell Designs’ Background
Julie Powell embroiders and weaves tiny glass beads to create intricate, one-of-kind cuffs, necklaces, and earrings. With a background in weaving, knitting, quilting, embroidering, and dyeing, Julie is able to blend colors and patinas of beads into flexible fabrics.
Learn about Julie’s design process.
The process takes many hours and a great deal of painstaking care for Julie’s clients. Every single bead she picks up and weaves through is a choice, one element in shaping the whole.
Find inspiration where ancient meets modern.
Julie says that she’s inspired by the tradition of primitive textiles and crafts from all over the world. She takes these traditions in a contemporary direction, emphasizing the colors that her clients love (rather than complicated stitches and patterns).