Posts Tagged ‘vintage scarves’

Furoshiki: how-to videos.

Sunday, December 14th, 2008

Making a “drop bag” at Kakefuda, the famous Furoshiki shop in Kyoto where Mick Jagger bought a furoshiki last year. Also see How to tie up two Bottles and Furoshiki – Reusable Grocery Bag.

More here and here and here.

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The Vera scarf.

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

People are in love with their Vera scarves, as you will see if you search Flickr. My mother had Vera scarves, so nostalgia may be mixed in with my addiction to the strange geometry. Vera Neumann (1910-1993, Stamford, Connecticut) founded her self-named company with her husband George and friend Werner Hamm shortly after WWII.

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Vintage silk scarf pillows. Make your own.

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Yesterday Apartment Therapy featured some pillows made from vintage scarves by  Madeline Weinrib (directly below) and sheesh, they run from US$900-$1200. You can make your own. AT recommends this tutorial from Martha Stewart Living but we’ve also included our own below, because 2 tutorials are better than one.

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