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Cambodia's hol pidan weaving tradition — nearly lost, now revived

Sinoeun Men had indefatigable energy, like many non-profit executive directors must, and forthcoming to share more than I knew what to ask about handmade textiles in Cambodia. 574 more words


Springtime Screams for a Fix...StitchFix, That Is!

Are you familiar with Stitch Fix??!! Let me re-phrase that question….do you hate to shop? Feel it is a waste of time where nothing ever works and your kids just complain the entire time? 647 more words

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Exhibition: Colors of the Oasis – Central Asian Ikats

Exhibition dates: 12 March – 4 June 2017

Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats showcases nearly fifty ikat robes and panels from the renowned Murad Megalli Collection of the Textile Museum in Washington DC. 134 more words



Ikat is a fabric made using an Indonesian decorative technique in which warp or weft threads, or both, are tie-dyed before weaving. It is technique of tie-dyeing and weaving where the yarn is tie-dyed (at pre-determined intervals) such that the final pattern emerges once the fabric is woven. 177 more words

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The word ‘ikat’ derives from the Malay-Indonesian word ‘mengikat’ which translates as to tie or bind.

The creative process is an oxymoron where the finished result is a blurred image but the techniques are complex requiring tying, dyeing, untying, re-tying and dying again of the multiple threads in precise colours and positions. 23 more words


Shibori, Ikat and Sustainability

the 10th International Shibori Symposium

Oaxaca, Mexico

Last November, I had the good fortune to attend the 10th International Shibori Symposium, held in Oaxaca. Three hundred or so participants came from all over the world to gather and talk about tie-dye and related matters. 420 more words


Curms swimwear and accessories

Maak kennis met Curms, een duurzaam en bovenal prachtige productlijn op het gebied van sportieve zwemkleding en accessoires. Ik heb regelmatig de eer om deze jonge succesvolle start-up te ondersteunen met haar teksten en labels voor de productlijn en doe dit natuurlijk met liefde en trots.