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The Art of Sashiko Mending
Nov 11th 2021

The Art of Sashiko Mending

We were honored to be a part of TextileX, (formerly known as Portland Textile Month), which is held each October. It is a month of events and exhibits on the art of textiles. On October 30th we did a virtual webinar on The Art of Sashiko Me…

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Starting New Traditions - Something to Cherish
Jun 30th 2021

Starting New Traditions - Something to Cherish

Starting a new tradition can be something special. Passing down a cherished item to the next generation gives a new meaning and connection to the past for both the giver and recipient.When I was three years old and living in Japan, my Obasan, (grandm…

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A Mask for Bernie
Jan 29th 2021

A Mask for Bernie

Inspiration comes from many places, but we never would've thought we'd find it from Bernie Sanders!   We have tons of vintage kimonos that we turn into items to be worn and appreciated.  When Vivian saw the now ubiquitous Bernie meme…

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The Art of Comfort...Fall Back Into Pillows
Nov 9th 2020

The Art of Comfort...Fall Back Into Pillows

Our homes have always been a sanctuary. Though for most of us, the last seven months have meant spending a lot more time at home than we planned. We have thrown ourselves into new ways of keeping in touch with family and friends while properly distan…

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HOW TO PREVENT YOUR GLASSES FROM FOGGING UP
Jun 22nd 2020

HOW TO PREVENT YOUR GLASSES FROM FOGGING UP

Summer is here, the sun is out, and things are warming up! You're out running your errands, getting used to social distance socializing, and wearing a mask as COVID-19 continues to affect our lives. If you wear glasses like we do you may find that we…

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