Inspiration: Sashiko

Sashiko embroidery is the coolest, right? I’ve experimented with it a little bit lately, most recently as a way of hand quilting. It’s a versatile technique, with neat patterns of stitches looking as beautiful and distinctive and freestyle the more homespun. I love the idea of sashiko-embroidered clothes as well, harking back to its roots … More Inspiration: Sashiko

READ: Longform

One of the things that stopped me blogging for a long time, was that I really admired the movement promoting long form writing online but didn’t feel that I had the time or temperament to contribute to it. The truth is, I enjoy writing short, top-of-mind posts, or just sharing a pile of images. As … More READ: Longform

Goodbye Autumn

And just like that, it’s Winter. *Shivers* I took these photos while wandering around Hataitai last night, waiting for my washing to dry at the laundromat … I love the fleeting last hints of colour that you get at this time of year.