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Woman Hand Sews Eclectic Kimono to Honor Her Japanese-Scottish Ancestry

January 02, 2023 Yoko Lewis

Maya Caulfield: mymodernmet.com handmade kimono1
We came across this in a Facebook post by mymodernmet.com and thought our visitors and site fans of yokodana.com would appreciate this. The article is dated October 18, 2017, and tells the story of how Maya Caulfield made a kimono to  honor her Japanese and Scottish ancestry:

... Maya Caulfield recently completed a handmade kimono that celebrates her half Scottish and half Japanese ancestry in one eclectic garment. Created in a traditional kimono silhouette, the fabric is sourced from different types of plaid, from tartan to buffalo check. “I don't usually make textile art,” Caulfield tells My Modern Met via email, “but I do make my own clothes on occasion and I always make sure that they are very personal to me and one of a kind—I don't want to sew something that someone else would have in their closet.”....

Read full article here.

Maya Caulfield, mymodernmet.com Oct.18, 2017-2

 



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