Sunday, September 30, 2012

eery swallows

Like Matisse’s torn paper collages, this yukata bolt is unique with its strong swallow images and sea of pink.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

micro sakura

An overall petite pattern of cherry blossoms is a wonderful complement to the yukata cottons with huge motifs.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

flower power

Giant red flowers dominate this whimsical composition with small pink blossoms, white fuzz balls and a thick black stem.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

garden at midnight

There is something magical and romantic about these pink-mauve flowers on a steely blue background.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

rubber ducky

Playful as can be, this indigo on white pattern includes big and little ducks with crazy polka dots.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Friday, September 21, 2012

handsome geometry

Clean and controlled, this indigo and white bolt of yukata cotton was designed for a man’s summer kimono.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

showy butterflies

Pure and charming, these white butterflies on a mauve background soar high.

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

pointillist flora

Little white dots transform these turquoise, willow green and lavender leaves into pastel shining forms.

Saturday, September 15, 2012


I am just beginning to learn Japanese (I'm only on my second lesson!). This bolt is named Amerikajing because of its bold red, white and blue palette.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

stylized serenity

The cranberry, lemon and violet leaves make a simple and pleasing pattern across this yukata bolt.

Saturday, September 8, 2012

dizzy dancing

Round and round and round you go and where you stop, nobody knows! What a wacky, colorful bolt.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

rockstar flowers

These punk flowers have their hair swept up into spikes and dyed bright colors to catch your attention.

Monday, September 3, 2012

genesis of lollipops?

Black and red hand-drawn spirals dominate this simple yukata bolt that’s the color of a grocery bag.