Author: Jenna

Through chainmaille, I have found my patience.

Clothes are a representation of our culture:  an expression of an industrialized society where repetition is used in the service of the assembly line.  In my pieces, the intensive handwork makes the process the most important part and gives me my inspiration.  Chainmaille has been the catalyst to every other medium I excel in.  All… Read more »

Words To Weave By

Rebeca, myself, and everyone at B3 are working hard in preparation for the release of her first book, Chained (and all the goodies that go along with it!)  I had the great pleasure to be the photographer for the book and as such, had a great view of the countless tips and tricks Rebeca has… Read more »

The Jewelry of Alexander Calder

As an artist guide at the Museum of Contemporary Art here in Chicago, I has been my delight to tour the magnificent work of Alexander Calder throughout the summer.  If you are not familiar with his work, Calder is a modern artist who made work between the 1930’s and 1970’s.  He is most well known… Read more »

Congrats to B3’s own Vanessa Walilko!

We have to give a big shout-out to Vanessa for winning the Fashion.Fantasy.Music.Magic. themed Fashion Fever contest with her dragon inspired dress (modeled by Vanessa herself below.)  Kudos to an ingenious use of 48 hours and $100! Read more about the contest here and check out Vanessa’s blog to get the inside information about her… Read more »