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Sunday, November 20, 2011

paint it blue

i was never that obsessed or fascinated by it's origin, the process and the people behind it. only until recently after i read an article by Mary Lance who did a story on indigo. i think sri threads was another place that got me hooked, and then i saw more shibori, more boro, mottainai....it is endless! every single pieces are different, some darker and some lighter...iridescent green, blue, dark blue...

i am going to attempt a small wearable piece with habu indigo linen paper and indigo cashmere. i have not decided whether it's going to be a jacket or a pullover. who knows it might take years to finish but i know i am definitely obsessed with the color.

what is true blue?

p.s. thank you for all your lovely comments on my previous post. incase if you're curious, those are not my own designs. the linen pullover was inspired different pieces of knitwear. and the aubergine color top was designed by a talented friend - kirsten johnstone.


Blogger harmony and rosie said...

Hi Vanessa, thank you so much for popping by and leaving your comment. I'm so thrilled with what you said, especially since your blog is filled with such beautiful, covetable things with stunning photography. I absolutely LOVE your new bag, what a find, lucky thing!


November 21, 2011 1:41 AM  
Blogger M Violetta said...

True blue is in all the blues.... but this one is particularly lovely! I'd just like to say thank you for your blog - I'm new here and taking a little wander through I have found such lovliness and beauty and inspiration and clarity in your images and words! beautiful!

November 22, 2011 7:16 PM  
Blogger joyce said...

i love the blue in the first picture...

November 29, 2011 10:39 PM  
Blogger M Violetta said...

I look forward to seeing what you create with it - an extraordinary colour!! True Blue? all of them..
Your work and space is very inspiring!

November 30, 2011 3:11 AM  

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