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July 27, 2013

outside my desk window

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a master weaver at work

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while picking apples at a friend’s – kanoko – fawn spots

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more buttons – black (jet) glass

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an agate bead set into the center – almost impossible to photograph

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and a surprise gift

I’m not sure what I did to deserve it but it is much appreciated

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the 500 full-page, detailed photographs are breath-taking

indigo around the world

thank you Christine and Sara

background is a handwoven queen size blanket, handspun wool, natural dyes

4 Comments leave one →
  1. July 28, 2013 6:40 pm

    is that indigo book as good as it looks?! yummy photos, anyway. and i love the first weaver’s web.


    • July 28, 2013 8:42 pm

      Velma – all the photos are fantastic. written technical details, of the Japanese textiles, which are the only ones I have any depth of knowledge of, have several rather obvious inaccuracies which are annoying. still the photos are worth the book alone. it’s spider season, I keep walking into webs in the garden, yuck!


  2. lagriccia permalink
    July 28, 2013 12:13 am

    The spiderweb is amazing, so perfect. No wonder than a weaver came to visit anotherone!
    Those buttons are to die for.


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