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Thank you Chiang Mai

Thank you Chiang Mai

“If only more days were like this! Each evening tired and smiling after a full day, walking back in the cool night breeze with a cold beer in one h...
Preparations for Chiang Mai Design Week

Preparations for Chiang Mai Design Week

Last December we exhibited and sold our work at the Nimmanhaemmin Art & Design Festival (NAP) festival in Chiang Mai. The exposure was great an...
Crafts in Taiwan

Crafts in Taiwan

Following the NAP sales event in December of last year our website and Facebook page started receiving a growing amount of interest from Taiwanese ...
Indigo & coffee shibori

Indigo & coffee shibori

Ann’s elder brother runs a café in Bangkok and has been coming by to drop off batches of old coffee beans for our use in natural dyeing. He is quit...
Our pillows on Local Bazaar

Our pillows on Local Bazaar

We have been working with the lovely Tracey, Mitch and Ampah over at Local Bazaar to make our products available for purchase online and are happy ...
Monks & yarns - Thod Kathin festival

Monks & yarns - Thod Kathin festival

Not far from our studio lies a twisted network of narrow streets lined with stilted farmer’s teak houses that sit hidden in the partial shade and ...
Slowstitch Studio at NAP Chiang Mai 2015

Slowstitch Studio at NAP Chiang Mai 2015

The annual 6 day NAP fair (Nimmanhemin Art and Promenade Fair) that we have been busy preparing for since August is now over! While being our first...
First foray into organic lake pigments

First foray into organic lake pigments

There has been a lot of work done this past month in preparation for the annual Chiang Mai NAP fair in December. Truth be told, we aren’t fully sur...
Travel highlights: Nuno and boro

Travel highlights: Nuno and boro

Earlier this month we visited Hokkaido, Japan and had a chance to see an exhibition of NUNO Corporation’s textiles. I first came across NUNO was wh...
Planting indigo seeds at our new Chiang Mai studio

Planting indigo seeds at our new Chiang Mai studio

Up until now all of our work was being done out of a spare kitchen and a single indigo vat in the back garden of Ann’s mother’s house in Bangkok. T...
Explorations in coffee and indigo over-dyeing

Explorations in coffee and indigo over-dyeing

Indigo can impart some pretty stunning shades on cloth but after working with it for over a year it can feel a little tiring having to look at blue...
Wall art pieces up at Hideaway Cafe

Wall art pieces up at Hideaway Cafe

If you walk down Bangkok’s Ekkamai road you might come across a community mall called Park Lane. Inside there is a quaint two-storied building with...