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Fences, Trees and Looms: Following the Thread Weavings by Wendy Weiss and Photographs by Jay Kreimer

Patio Gallery

Jewish Community Center, Louisville, Kentucky

February 21-March 29, 2016

Opening reception, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2-4pm

This exhibition features recent naturally dyed ikat weavings by Wendy Weiss and accompanying photographs of ikat artisans at work in India and historic looms and factory buildings in Łodź, Poland by Jay Kreimer. 156 more words

Natural Dye

WRAPPIN’ IT UP

Har.Yarn.V has initiated designing for Dupattas and wraps. The exclusivity about them are the phenomenal ikat patterns. The single and double ikat are the two different types of the same fabric this in turn adds on to the exclusivity. 218 more words

Jaspe - when warp is weft, sort of

This is a ps to the piece on Jaspe Dyers, which I must have worked on too late at night. I DO know that warp is vertical and weft is horizontal. 122 more words

Ikat

The Jaspe Dyers

Jaspe – pronounced HAH spay – is the word used in Guatemala for ikat, a mega-complicated tie dye process that is applied to yarn before it is woven. 234 more words

Guatemala

Is the coming new year making you want to refresh your home?

Merry Christmas! We had a wonderful day yesterday – we had a quiet morning with the boys. We don’t go crazy with gifts. This year, each boy got three gifts and a stocking full of fun things like whoopee cushions. 465 more words

Interior Design

Find Kakaw at Khazana!

We’re so excited to announce another lovely store to carry Kakaw in the US… and it is a beautiful textile shop!

Khazana Imported Arts and Textiles… 100 more words

Handmade