Project Obijime – Restoring Vintage Obijime Back to their Former Glory!

INSERT INTO `wp_posts` VALUES (119, 1, ’2009-04-19 19:24:33′, ’2009-04-20 02:24:33′, ‘Over the years I’ve amassed a rather large obijime collection – with a large number of them being antique obijime.Unfortunately, more often than not with antique obijime – the tassels at the end are an absolute knotted, matted, torn mess when I receive them. Having the tassels like this can make what used to be a lovely obijime look tacky and exceptionally sloppy and unattractive [...]

Tenugui Hadajuban

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This Christmas I’ve been laid up in bed with the flu so I’ve been browsing around various kitsuke blogs to amuse myself.

This morning, I stumbled upon this – and while my current to-do sewing list is a mile and a half long, I absolutely HAD to scoot this to the top of the list and try it myself:

http://kimono-jin.com/blog/archives/2006/12/14123858.html

A hadajuban using tenugui as the sleeves and collar.

I dragged myself out of [...]

Here Fishy Fishy Fishy!

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Arian and I have been sick with the plague. While he is better, I’m having a hard time kicking it off…so I decided to spend my weekend at home for a change. Which meant I could finally make something. I haven’t had the time to do any crafting or sewing since I started working full time.

A few weeks ago, Arian came home with these cool cigar boxes for me to cover. I decided to [...]