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Day 5 Solola and Panajachel

We left Antigua today for Lake Atitlan, stopping on the way in the old Antigua, the original capital of Guatemala established by the conquistdore family Alvarez.

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Day 3 Antigua/Guatemala City

This morning we rode on a bus to the the textile museum, Museo Ixchel, in Guatemala City. This museum was established in early 1970. The building is beautifully architected with the brick facade emulating designs of Mayan textiles.

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working hands

I’ve recently been writing about teaching my left hand to work again following my stroke. Because of this, I’ve been thinking very carefully about braiding hair, and knitting socks, about how it felt, and what it meant to re-instruct my hand (whose memory of habitual movement had been completely lost) in those activities. 339 more words

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CONSCIOUS E(CO)-COMMERCE. Yoox's Growing Interest in Sustainable Fashion, Ignoring Responsible Fabrics

On Earth Day, the launch of new projects by YOOXYGEN, YOOX’s socially and environmentally responsible destination.

YOOX has long supported charitable initiatives around the globe, particularly with… 735 more words

Sustainability

Artist Birthday Quiz for 4/24~

What Russian artist, at the end of 1921, rejected easel painting and devoted herself to textile and graphic design and theatre sets?

What abstract expressionist painter gained critical acclaim in 1948 with his first one-man exhibition, held at Charles Egan Gallery, at the age of forty-four?

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mimulux | Redbubble - 20% OFF SITEWIDE !

Long time ago i did traditional art with gouache.. then, for a long time i lost my connection to art. completely! .. due to various things happening in my life i reconnected with art, this time digit… 16 more words

Sustainability and Fit Key at Kingpins Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM — Sustainability, Nineties nods and activewear were some of the key themes of the fall 2018 edition of specialist denim fair Kingpins Amsterdam.

More than 80 exhibitors — the cream of the crop of mills, industrial laundries, chemical companies and more — offered a first look into the upcoming season’s textile choices, enhanced with seminars and exhibitions to complete the fall 2018 denim panorama. 1,111 more words

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