Author: Maija Zemitis

Three natural dyes

Three natural dyes, using locally sourced raw materials, that’s what I will be using to dye the next few cotton tunics. https://maijazemitis.com/finishing-up-my-naturally-dyed-tunics/ Over the past three days, I have prepared sumac berry, acorn and walnut dyes. I have also made a

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Hand painted silk scarf

Comment: “I ordered a hand painted silk scarf from Maija and was so pleased to receive this beautiful piece of art I could wear. It was everything I thought it would be. This artist is very talented. The quality of

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Colourful Scarves

I met Maija over 2 years ago while traveling with her. Her art work was beautiful so when we returned home I ordered two scarves. One for me and one as a gift because they were spectacular. The fabric is

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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

Returning home from India and Sri Lanka after 9 weeks of travelling, it’s a relief to come back and not have to face freezing temperatures and snow. As the years go by, I have less tolerance for the discomfort of

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Indigo dyeing in Sanganer India

During my short stay in Jaipur, I contacted another of my FB friends, where I learned about Indigo dyeing in Sanganer India. Brij is a specialist in various textile dye techniques, such as block printing and shibori (tie and dye).

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Back in Jaipur

I’m back in Jaipur and incredible India. Once India touches your soul, she doesn’t let go. On arrival in India, I spent another week of volunteering at Wildlife SOS. A short tour afterwards included visits to Mathura, Agra, Vrindavan and

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No name travel pouch

I haven’t really decided on a “name” (MaiTribe bag?) for my upcoming most frequent travel companion. So, I’ve decided to just call it No name travel pouch. This Silk Noil travel pouch measures 23.5 cm x 20 cm and has

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