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Posted on April 28th, 2016 by paularath

This weekend seems to be the jump start of the spring/summer trunk shows, fashion shows and craft fairs. And of course, it’s just in time for Mother’s Day. Nui Mono and Girlfriends, which only comes around twice a year, will be held: Saturday, April 30 8 a.m. to noon Palolo Hongwanji 1641 Palolo Avenue Expect
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Posted on March 25th, 2016 by paularath

Peruvian textiles have long been a special interest of mine. I first learned about them in 1997 when I attended a textile workshop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. One of the speakers had written a definitive book on Peruvian textiles which identified some Incan textiles as among the oldest pieces ever found by archaeologists. So
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Posted on October 2nd, 2015 by paularath

TEMARI’s Trash & Treasure just gets better and better with each passing year. This, its 34th year promises to be really terrific and well worth the effort to get out of the house on a Sunday. T&T started as a sort of garage sale in TEMARI’s former site on 10th Avenue in Kaimuki. Members and
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Posted on September 11th, 2015 by paularath

Riding on the success of last year’s Indigo Show, fishcake presents Indigo Indigo, featuring the work of three textile artists: Ann Asakura, Akemi Cohn and Donna Miyashiro.¬† Fishcake reached out to the three artists, asking them to take their creative impulse a step further and to play, challenge themselves and experiment with indigo. Curator for
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Posted on August 6th, 2015 by paularath

…you can’t take Hawaii out of the girl. Sue Roach lived in Hawaii for 20 years, leaving for life on the ¬†Mainland in 2011. But Hawaii is so deeply embedded in her heart that island subjects just keep flowing out of her watercolor brushes. Now her lovely local-style paintings can be found on tote bags
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