Kimono Treasure

Scraps

Yesterday at the farmer’s market we were in for a big surprise! At the stall where Homestyle Japanese fare, and Kimono Upcycle Garments are sold, we were given a big bag of small pieces of cloth!

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There were so many beautiful pieces of cloth, and a variety of colours and patterns and techniques. Constance liked this very beautiful piece of silk crepe with a delicate print…

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Ikat

…and this lovely ikat tulip in purple silk…

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Brocade

…and this is heavy weight silk brocade…

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Silk

…and this delicate silk tie-dye.

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Indigo Tie Dye

So many tiny lovely perfect little bits of cloth, which one shall we start with?

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Constance was overwhelmed…

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…so was I! Thanks so much to the generosity of Mrs Tamae Yoshizawa for these treasured small pieces.

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10 thoughts on “Kimono Treasure

  1. You’ve received a very generous and exotic gift in these beautiful fabrics. No doubt your creativity will fill our eyes with splendor from them.

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