I first discovered Hiroyuki Shindo’s work about 2 years ago. I can’t quite remember what led me to his work, but i was immediately taken with it. His art is very different to traditional “Arimatsu” shibori, and it is awe inspiring. If you google image search his name you will find so much to love […]
On my first day in Kyoto, I visited Aizen Kobo – an old indigo dye house / shop. It is situated at the front of the family home, and the master dyer still works and lives there. Aizen Kobo is the kind of store indigo dyers wished they owned. It is full of beautifully dyed […]
On our first rainy day in Japan we planned to spend as much time in doors as we could, and our first port of call on my textile tour of Japan was to visit the Amuse Museum and see the Boro collection that is housed within.
Hello! It’s been 48 hours since I arrived back home in Melbourne from my work / play holiday in Japan. I’m slowly sifting through my photos and writing a series of blog posts about some of the places I visited and the experiences I had while there.
It’s been a whirlwind frenzy of activity at my place lately, but I wanted to look back at the indigo shibori workshops I held recently at the Cecilia Fox warehouse in Brunswick.
So it’s been a few weeks since I began this story of quilt making. I feel quite nervous to be talking about these quilts with an audience, having spent so much time working on them, worrying over them and fretting in general. I wrote the story below earlier in the year, when I was getting […]
Today I am speaking all about my love of Indigo on The Planthunter. You can check out my story here!
I am so excited! It was announced today that I am a finalist in the Etsy Design Awards!! A few weeks ago I decided to enter one of my new products, the summer quilt into the home and lifestyle category of the competition. Just to see how it went.
I’m so excited to have been interviewed for a new blog, The Slowpoke! Since the conception of this blog I’ve been thoroughly enjoying reading all the articles, recipes, and how to’s on a near daily basis. If you are interested in slow living, the environment, food, or just great design and interesting people, then jump […]
I’ve been looking for some time for a wonderful space to run my workshops in. Something large, light filled, and indoors. Something centrally located near public transport in a vibrant inner city suburb. It is with great pleasure that I share with you that I have found all of this and more in the new Cecilia Fox […]