Author Archives: Anne George
Ahimsa Silk Knit Jersey is beautiful inside out. Silk yarn for this fabric is produced through a patented process which does not harm silk worms. Ahimsa Silk Knit Jersey is made only from cocoons discarded after the silk moth has naturally emerged. Yarn … Continue reading
Menchijimi or cotton crepe is a divine fabric for summer fashions and decor. The shibos (crinkled effect) in cotton crepe is created by weaving high twist yarns in 20s – 100s. As the thread count goes higher, shibos get finer. … Continue reading
Yesterday, my new silks arrived from Don’s dye shop. Quite a bit of uncharted waters for me here with batiked silks and understandably, there has been much nail biting and excitement. With colors, there’s always that slip between intended and … Continue reading
Over here is a beautiful block printed collar dress by Katie of SCHWURLIE. She takes you through each step of making this dress. So easy to follow through and sew one for yourself. Head on over to her blog for construction details.
Armed with google maps, iPad and car, I ventured out of the hotel at 12:30 PM with a somewhat vague itinerary. Visit to KSIC factory and outlet shop was definitely on the cards, but beyond that my day was open. … Continue reading
A wonderful story by Linzee McCray on Etsy Blog featuring Fabric Treasury‘s indigo cake and other beautiful works with indigo by talented fabric artists. Read more here – https://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2013/indigo/
A video by Daniel Jacobs with an improvised musical score playing in the background. Watch beautiful Peacocks come to life in vivid colors in this amazing video. I love videos showcasing artisan talent. I believe a cinematographer’s eye is essential … Continue reading
I go weak in the knees for all kinds of gossamer thin and sheer natural fabrics. Today, I get to ramble on about one of my personal favorites – Chanderi. Born in its namesake town of historical importance and royal … Continue reading
I thought it was incredibly kind of Matisse (http://bvisayc556.wordpress.com) to write about my fabrics in such detail…grateful!