Posts Tagged ‘ textiles ’

Job & Boss Oaxaca Collection!

March 25, 2013
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SO PROUD of my girls Brook and Kirby over at Job & Boss for releasing their latest collection of bags inspired by OAXACA! We all traveled to Mexico last summer and the trip was a spark for many ideas, collaborations and movements…including this collection and me moving to Mexico. All the fabric was hand-woven...
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Adios Amigos!

July 2, 2012
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Hombres, today I am headed down to Mexico City for a two week trip of exploration and adventure! Next week I’ll be in Oaxaca and from there I’m going back to Chicago to visit friends & family. The feelings I have right now are impossible to explain….but it is my first trip into the...
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what’s your sign?

September 21, 2011
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astrologyzone’s susan miller, is my go-to astrologist, not just when i’m searching for advice or direction…but every single day! im addicted to her to-the-point daily horoscopes on my phone (totally worth the $1.99!) and her lengthy monthly predictions on life, love, and financial matters. her love match suggestions and tips on how to please...
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chill cats

September 2, 2011
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chilkat blankets!!! originally created by the tsimshian people of the pacific northwest coast & alaska, it was the tlingit that really adopted the style and started producing these blankets, which were quite expensive and indicated the high status and wealth of the wearer. with the flattened faces of animals, eyes, and natural forms, these precious...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: LEAH & RELIQUARY

July 18, 2011
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leah is seriously my hero- she’s traveled the world scouring fleamarkets for the ultimate colorful, handmade, and antique treasures and recently opened her new hayes valley boutique, reliquary, stocked with all of her best finds. the result is a lovingly selected and arranged space made up mostly of vintage finds and a few contemporary collections- epice scarves,...
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bojagi bash!

June 20, 2011
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i got really obsessed with bojagi recently and was thrilled to read that the museum of craft and folk art was having an entire show of contemporary bojagi!  just to recap, bojagi is a traditional wrapping cloth from korea, originally made from scraps of old fabric pieced together to create a sort of quilt-like...
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i rug u

May 18, 2011
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our new friend nick sung emailed me with these images of antique rugs from the nazmiyal collection. coincidentally, jake, daniel, zoe, nico & i spent a good chunk of our friday night looking up cool rugs on the internet. how productive! there are so many gems to choose from on nazmiyal, so i went...
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collectible

March 30, 2011
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while at the museum of craft and folk art a few weekends ago, this cover of american craft, with the the knotted rope and urchin spine necklaces, called my name from the pile of sale magazines. the cover story features fiber artist kay sekimachi and her foray into jewelry using her collection of beachcombed...
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all decked out

February 18, 2011
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summertime calls for lounging outside, and lounging outside calls for a perfect chair to sit upon! canadians gwyneth and tamra, obsessed with the english deck chair, have created their own version of the simple seats. under the name gallant & jones, they build folding black walnut frames suited with striped or printed fabrics perfect...
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comfort & class

December 3, 2010
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s/s 2011 by boessert schorn. next year i hope to be running around in every one of these outfits. so comfortable, so classy! via she breathes. get it at una!
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