Sunday, December 21, 2014

potd - Zokin

We've got another bundle of old hand-stitched zokin cleaning cloths...



Thursday, December 18, 2014

potd - Kimono Silk

I've just got one piece of this lovely silk - someone had saved the end of the roll. The colours are stunning.



Wednesday, December 17, 2014

potd - Egasuri

I just put out this wonderful piece of e-gasuri  (picture -ikat) antique indigo cotton.  This is something very special and one of my favourites of all the kasuri pieces we've had in the shop over the years. 


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

potd - Shibori

A basket of silk shibori oddments...


potd - Kimono Silk

Oops nearly forgot to post my photo of the day.  This is a colourful kimono silk in the style of  bingata stencilled textiles of Okinawa


Sunday, December 14, 2014

potd - Wooden Stamps

I just put out some more of these old wood block stamps


Saturday, December 13, 2014

potd - Creative Kokeshi

I'm open today for market day and the start of our Christmas Sale.  I'm putting out some new stock this morning including this very modest young lady.