This pattern here is shown as a formal. I used denim and a quilting pattern for the top. This works for me and my style. What about you?
I am taking a look back to Road to California quilt show. And yes I made the dress I am wearing. Sashiko stitching all by hand. First day and I am off to Road to California
About the Exhibition Tatau: Marks of Polynesia explores the beauty of Samoan tattoos as well as the key role they play in the preservation and propagation of Samoan culture. Through photographs taken in the studio and on location in Samoa and elsewhere, Tataushowcases the work of traditional Samoan tattoo masters alongside that of younger practitioners working within and influenced by the tradition today. Through exhibitions like Tatau, JANM continues its work of promoting understanding of diverse cultures. Samoa’s tatau, along with Japan’s irezumi, is one of the world’s most distinctive living tattoo traditions. An indigenous art form with a continuous history that dates back 2,000…
This group of artists were so creative! I can’t believe how much fun we all had. Thank you to all who came and participated!
If you need some help with your last minute Christmas presents, here are a few of the handmade gifts I have given over the past few years.
Learn the fundamentals of this historic Japanese pattern making process with natural indigo dye.
If you have time on your hands and fabrics you like, why don’t you try coming up with an improv quilt. Don’t overthink it! Just start sewing. Its fun and fast.