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Takayama obi skirt

Added Mar 25, 2012

by Heleen de Haan

Utrecht, Netherl...






This is nr. 4 of my travel project. In Takayama, a beautiful mountain village in Japan I bought a small piece of traditional hand embroidered fabric in a store that had been in that family for more than 200 years.
I immediately thought about making the obi apron and putting the little piece in the broad band.
I added some fabric so I can wear it as a skirt.
Love it!


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    Jul 1, 2015, 04.15 PMby barryedric

    looks awesome

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    Mar 26, 2012, 12.30 AMby servareginae

    Lovely skirt, ..and beautiful fabric. I hope you take good care of it.

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      Mar 26, 2012, 05.43 AMby Heleen de Haan

      Thanks, I will! I love the idea of the small scrap of traditional Japanese fabric in it :)

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    Mar 25, 2012, 07.56 PMby marec

    I love this whole look. How fun to use fabric from your traveling.

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      Mar 26, 2012, 05.42 AMby Heleen de Haan

      thanks!! I know, I love this travel project :) so much fun…

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