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Bashofu is a fabric made in Okinawa from the inner fiber of the basho banana plant. The fabric is very hard to come by and I am very lucky to have been able to collect an unused bolt of Bashofu from the first half of the 20th century. 117 more words


NEW IKAT pattern home decor stencil range

Hello, Ideal Stencils are happy to announce we have a great new range of Ikat pattern wall stencils available in our online shop. Please see our new designs in the slide show images below and read on for more information about this popular and exciting style. 227 more words

Ideal Stencils

Companion Denim unboxing and review!

I was recently reading a piece in the newspaper about internet trends and how the phenomena of “unboxing” was huge. Never one to let a bandwagon pass by, I thought “hey, I’m sure it’s not just kids that would like to see someone open a box and show them what’s in it!”. 562 more words


Sold. Ikat. West Elm. Rug. ($350)

Sold. 9×12 West Elm Ikat Links rug – $350 (lafayette / orinda / moraga)


I have a 9×12 area rug in fabulous condition. It’s 100% wool, and contains a mixture of looped and cut pile. 47 more words


My travels are picking back up: first stop Dushanbe, Tajikistan

the Ismail Samani monument through fountains

Ismail Samani, a lion and the Tajik crown atop a golden arch in Dushanbe’s central square

fountain-scaping abounds in Dushanbe… 1,143 more words


Ikat warp

The traditional dyeing technique called “ikat” comes from Asia and Japan (where it is called “kasuri”), and is also found in Africa and Central America, and perhaps elsewhere as well. 466 more words

Cape Breton

Ikat Print Pleated Skirt

It’s been HOT here in Portland, in the 90’s the past few days, and I’ve been only wanting to wear dresses and skirts to try to beat the heat. 339 more words

Fashion Sewing