Posts Tagged: fabrics
‘The intrinsic decorative urge should not be eradicated, it is one of humankind’s deep-rooted, primordial urges.’
The brother of painter Julian Ashton, George Rossi Ashton, came to live in Australia for 14 years or so and captured beautifully the characters of the time.
Madeleine Vionnet revolutionized (a strong word I know) garment making by introducing the bias cut.
When I was writing about Ludwig Becker’s Fata Morgana a couple of weeks ago I had to look up the meaning. The expression has popped up again. The name of one of Eszter Haraszty’s textiles for Knoll Textiles. La Fata Morgana is
I’ve been looking at the encyclopedic exhibition catalogue of Knoll Textiles for a couple of weeks now.
There’s an artist in Japan called Hiroyuki Shindo who is determined to keep the art of indigo dying alive.
‘Fabric is everything. Often I tell my pattern makers, just listen to the material. What is it going to say? Just wait. Probably the material will teach you something.’
There is a beautiful kimono on display at the National Gallery of Victoria here in Melbourne.
The woven stripe has a long history in Japan and this history was passed on from generation to generation.
There are some interesting fabric pieces to see at the National Gallery of Victoria Vienna Art and Design exhibition, although I could have done with more of Josef Hoffman’s Wiener Werkstätte textile designs.
Heard Professor Marie O’Mahony on the old radio the other day talking about textile companies using gemstones in fabrics.
I love the way Teresa Liano attached the metal chain from her Anya Hindmarch bag to her Longchamp pouch.