Thursday, March 26, 2015

potd - Kimono Silks

Late 20th century kimono silk. When customers say they're looking for something that looks Japanese I assure them that we only sell Japanese fabric and then I direct them to something like this...




Wednesday, March 25, 2015

potd - Kabuki Postcards

We have a stack of old theatre postcards. These ones are (all male) kabuki actors from c.1920.





Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

Thursday, March 19, 2015

potd - Old Sashiko Books

A few wonderful old 1970's and 80's sashiko books for some retro inspiration...


Wednesday, March 18, 2015

potd - Old Kimono Fabric

 I've just put out these lovely old (c.1930's) rayon (I think) kimono fabrics.  There's not a lot left on either roll.




Monday, March 16, 2015

potd - Kanoko Shibori

I'm just putting out more silk kanoko shibori kimono and haori fabric...