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Author: Maija Zemitis

Wearable Art

Your designs are beyond compare. When I wear one of your designs I feel as though I am also wearing a piece of art. I wish your name was outlined on each piece in order for me to brag X

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Returning home from India and Sri Lanka

After 9 weeks of travelling in India, with a short side trip to Sri Lanka, I have returned home. Spring is almost here, for which I’m happy. After spending more than two months in a tropical climate with very little

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Indigo dyeing in Sanganer India

During my short stay in Jaipur, I contacted another of my FB friends, who is a specialist in various textile dye techniques, such as block printing and shibori (tie and dye). Also, he is very knowledgeable about Indigo dyeing. We

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Back in Jaipur

Here again, I’m back in Jaipur and incredible India. Once India touches your soul, she doesn’t let go. Along with another week of volunteering at Wildlife SOS and visiting Mathura, Agra, Vrindavan and of course, Delhi, I spent a few days

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No name travel pouch- I need a name?

Since I haven’t really decided on a “name” (MaiTribe bag?) for my upcoming most frequent travel companion, I’ve decided to just call it “travel Pouch”. This Silk Noil travel pouch measures 23.5 cm x 20 cm and has 7 pockets! It is lined

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Mokume shibori on Silk noil

Over the past few months, I have been trying out a large variety of Shibori techniques, including Arashi, Nui, Itajime, Mokume and Kumo. While some of these methods require stitching with thread, others use blocking processes. For blocking, I have

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Natural Dye workshop with Michel Garcia at Maiwa

On the road now, in Manitoba, returning from the Natural Dye workshop with Michel Garcia at Maiwa.  Salmon Arm, Portage la Prairie, Medicine Hat, Moose Jaw, Thunder Bay, just a few of the cities we passed. Almost halfway, just 3 more

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