It's been a while since I blogged about natural dyeing but I think it's time to start again! My sister and I recently visited the Natural Dye garden started bye the Textile Art Center in Brooklyn. I must say it was truly beautiful. It's a community garden space that accepts volunteers to come and tend to the [...]
So proud to share this with everyone!Ichcha is now available on www.BRIKA.comYou can check out a variety of Hand Block Printed scarves and curtains on their site and for 7 days they are being featured at a special price. Love the site and love the various hand made products featured. Visit http://www.brika.com/Ichcha for more!
Fall is around the corner. I know..I hear the groans from around the world.We had a good time soaking in all the sun this summer, watching the sunset, feeling the ocean breeze. However, now it's time to cuddle up in our cozy fall goodies. One look at the organic cotton scarf and I'm like, summer who? No, [...]
hello Friends,I've been spending a lot of time in our little office/studio and thought of sharing it with you guys. It is a special place with little quirky items that bring back memories and a smile to our face. I especially love our newest addition - the block printed scarf on the wall. It takes [...]
I have been strolling down memory lane and came across my old blog. I found some good shares for our new followers of ICHCHA. This is the first one, I thought I'd share - my day at a slum in New Delhi, India. Dated: April 2011:Our day at a slum in New Delhi was very [...]
To being the new year, I'd like to recap our latest craft trip merged with a a big fat Indian wedding celebration. The wedding brought on with it, new clothes, family reunions, and loads of awesome new family members.The trip started with our craze filled trip to old and new block printing facilities. Our trips [...]
India is great for still retaining the hand dyers, the printers, and the tailors. And working on Ichcha has brought into light how many things we can do for ourselves utilizing these great tools. Like for example, most of the clothing for the wedding was designed by us and we were the ones running around [...]
I'd like to share all the crazy patterns and colors we came across during our trip, not only in India but Myanmar as well. I'll upload more tomorrow! Enjoy!