Textiles

Crafts

Embroidered Covered Buttons

It's been a while since I started embroidery and here are some pictures of work in progress and finished work. ...
Crafts

Block Printing and New Pattern Design

I've been designing new patterns for my shop on Spoonflower and I'm trying a new approach to create patterns - it's maki...
Design

Pattern Design File: MARI

This MARI design was inspired by a shell but it also looks like a traditional Japanese ball TE-MARI so I...
Crafts

How to Make Yarn Wrappings for Woven Fabric Designing

When I weave or knit, the first thing I do is to make yarn wrappings. Because I love this process I usually forget about...
Crafts

Sample Weave: Plain Weave Checks

Here's my sample weaving project with rigid heddle loom. I tried to do things systematically and first thing I did was s...
Design

New home textiles

New home textile products are now on sale from Belle Maison. I designed "animal themed" patterns for the first time...! ...
Others

Textiles Craft Show

I'll participate in a textiles craft show in Machida, Tokyo this weekend. I'll be there not as an exhibitor  but spe...
Design

New Curtain & Covers from Belle Maison

New curtain and covers are available from Belle Maison online shop. Photos: Senshukai
Design

Curtain Fabric Design

Curtains carrying my CIRCLE design is now on sale at BELLE MAISON.
Design

New Products Now on Sale

I worked with a Japanese mail-order company last summer and the product is finally on sale. It's perfect for a snooz...