Born in the beautiful islands of The Bahamas, Textile Artist & Fashion Accessories Designer, Teri M. Bethel has been captivated and inspired by the living art that surrounded her from her youth. A former interior designer, Teri’s love for colors, shapes and textures led her into the field of custom fabric painting.
As a self-taught artist, she later opened and operated Wearable Art, a company that specialized in manufacturing one-of-a-kind hand painted clothing for women.
Some years later, Teri embarked on a journey to create custom Teri Monique handbags which feature her artistry. Now more than 20 years later, and having created and painted thousands of original garments, fashion accessories and souvenirs, Teri shares her simple fabric painting techniques and handbag making skills with people wanting to know how to paint fabrics with texture for cutting edge fashion products.
Teri believes that even non-artists can apply the simple and easy painting techniques she has developed over the years to create fabulous designer wearables and souvenirs. With her brand of artistry, persons interested in handbag design & production, painting, accessorizing or embellishing products that can enhance their creations with just a few simple applications.
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