Melanie Henry is a fiber artist who designs and creates handbags and accessories. She prefers to use colorful upholstery fabrics to ensure durability of her bags. She considers her pieces functional and wearable art for individuals who enjoy showcasing their style every day. Occasionally, she will repurpose a jacket, skirt or even a wedding dress. Melanie has been sharing her art for the past four years and became a juried member of Best of Missouri Hands in the Summer of 2019. She enjoys creating when she’s not working at her full-time job in human resources.