Old world textiles

Weaving

The most beautiful aspect about old textiles is how they can be revisioned into something far ahead of fashion. They are timeless pieces, that aren’t for everyone, but usually strike the heart of an individual. This is the hidden treasure in hand-made goods, their individual differences, slight mistakes are what make them so artistic. Experimenting endlessly, satisfied never finding perfection.

Kakishibu “Persimmon Tannin Dyeing”

Old loom, still being used.

Indigo silk

Machine

Spun thread

Cones

Akane “Lac” dyeing

Throwing the shuttle

Katazome: Indigo and Kakishibu

Kakishibu getting some rays

Japanese braiding loom, “kumihimo”.

More kakishibu and indigo katazome

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