Leaving Colombia today and saw this beautiful painting at the hotel - what could be more beautiful than birds, baskets and cherries?! #textiletraveler
Yesterday we stumbled into the beautiful world of @hechizoo
who designs beautiful art and has traditional Colombian craftspeople interpret his work and weave his beauty. I can’t wait to return to see his workshop and see all of his threads! Gracias Jorge! #textiletraveler
Just a flock of sheep I found in Cartagena that will be made into tree ornaments for our upcoming holiday pop-up shop on Sunday, December 2nd at French General. #textiletraveler
I got up early today - to beat the heat - and to be able to sit with this craftsman. #textiletraveler
Walking through the streets of Cartagena with my traveling mate JC. #textiletraveler
I’m digging deep to find more hand-made woven inspiration - saw these small stacking baskets at the market #textiletraveler
I will return to Cartagena just for the beautiful people - so gracious and friendly. #textiletraveler
Early mochila bags handmade by the Wayuu and Kogi weavers in the Sierra Nevada area of Colombia. Each bag is woven by hand and said to carry the positive desires that the woman imparts into it during its creation. #textiletraveler
The traditional Colombian hat - seen while out looking for treasures today... #textiletraveler
The color in Cartagena is so vibrant - everywhere you look there is inspiration! #textiletraveler
Weaving inspiration seen at the textile and costume museum in Candelaria. #textiletraveler
Landed in Bogota yesterday and I’ve already fallen in love with the colors! #textiletraveler
Sunshine, autumn colours and a kantha quilt......what is not to love?!
🇬🇧 Tadaam!! I am proud to present you the 100% natural Lotus fabric in SAMATOA ! Entirely handmade without technology, without pesticides! From the seed to the final fabric, passing through the extraction of the fibre in the stem to make the thread, the reels, the weaving, the mending, the cleaning. •A lot of people asked me what it looked like... Look at this!😃 🇫🇷Tadaam !! Je suis fière de vous présenter le tissus 100% Lotus naturel chez SAMATOA! Entièrement fait à la main sans technologies, sans pesticides! De la graine au tissu final en passant par l’extraction de la fibre dans la tige pour faire le fil, les bobines, le tissage, le raccommodage, le nettoyage. •Beaucoup m’ont demandé à quoi ça ressemblait ... Regardez ça ! 😃
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All dressed up in a $40,000 kasuri kimono in Kyushu, Japan!
BeautifulI Ikat textiles in the Indigo Studio, Kyushu, Japan
Weaving with gorgeous super fine hand dyed indigo yarn in Japan a few years back. I just began weaving small necklaces with the same ball of yarn and can’t wait to see what happens!
My spiritual cleansing this morning by an Aztec Shaman healer - perfect way to begin the next journey #textiletraveler
One last trip to Casa de Artes - the most beautiful antique textile shop #textiletraveler
A run through the National Anthropology Museum just to see textiles - so worth it! #textiletraveler