A new chapter

In early spring, the weavers guild in my town, Pacific Textile Arts, gave me a chance to show the old...

May 16, 2018

Next chapter?

Some of my friends asked me, “Where are you now, Mari?” Then I realized that it is not clear where...

May 15, 2018

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