Untangled!

It has been a long time… I started this blog which is about the tradition of plant fiber taking and...

March 26, 2017

Lotus thread

I learned about lotus thread by a book titled “Material Choices”, several years ago.  However, I have never seen the...

February 7, 2015

Wisteria weaving workshop 2

Next morning, we started the fiber taking process by pounding the vine. Break the  end of the vine bark by...

January 30, 2015

California, North Coast

It was sunny bright day that I arrived at SFO after seven month of staying in Japan.   Driving through the...

May 6, 2014

Weft ikat practice

I am trying to devote more of my energy to ryukyuish(?) subject of weaving. My weft ikat practice could be...

April 6, 2014

Basho weaving studio

Well, the tour finished so quickly.  I could not go home without weaving anything. Next destination is to Yumiko’s studio....

March 29, 2014

Basho field

On the third day, the program took place in the Basho field. The picture below is the Basho weavers cooperative...

March 28, 2014