Thursday, April 28, 2011

Bellingham Fashion Show Makes Trash Look Good, Article by Bellingham Herald


BELLINGHAM - For anyone who has wondered what satin and empty pill packets have in common, Rebecca Maxim has the answer: they can both be used to make a seriously beautiful wedding gown.
Maxim, an HIV nurse from Seattle, was one of dozens of designers who created inspired ensembles out of recycled goods for the annual Trash Fashion Show, held Saturday, April 23, at Western Washington University.
To read more follow this link:

Photo of Grow with Baby Raincoat

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Baby Bird Designs Hits the Runway

I had a blast at the ReStore Trash Fashion Show this past weekend in Seattle. This Grow with Baby Raincoat was my debut piece as a fashion designer (presented on the runway anyway.)

Check out this link to see and read more about this amazing show:

Watch for the next show in Bellingham this next Saturday.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Grow with Baby Toddler Raincoat

Baby Bird Designs will be walking the runway at the ReStore Fashion Shows in Seattle and Bellingham, Washington:

in Seattle on Saturday, April 16th at 7:00 PM
in Bellingham on Saturday, April 23rd at 7:00 PM
For location details view this link:

Toddler raincoat made entirely out of used and broken baby goods.

The upcyled (mostly plastic) ingredients are as follows:
 • A plastic wading pool

• A liner from a baby bathtub

 • A baby activity center

 • A plastic tablecloth from a first birthday party (shown here in the completed coat -- it's the red part to the left)