Hinata Japanese cultural festival

On Saturday the 8th I explored the beautiful Hinata festival held in the gorgeous bushland setting of the Bibra Lake Steiner school in WA.

There where traditional and modern handmade goodies, delicious food, including a burger with grilled pressed rice instead of bread, excellent gluten free option, indigo and plant dyeing workshops, kids craft, music and more and more..

 

I had such a great time I didnt take a single photograph! yes kicked myself afterwards…

but i did photograph some of the gorgeous things i purchased there…

so enjoy looking at these and imagining what the festival was like,

and if you live in Perth get to the Japanese Hinata festival next year!!

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the detail on the pocket of my new denim shift…

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playful original watercolour for Lily’s room when we get a house with walls again…

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roving/wool tops dyed with, indigo, sour sop, eucalypt and another i forgot

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five layer muslin hankies or flannels

I have coveted these in the house of my friends who invited me, ha now I have my own!

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buttons covered in vintage Kimono fabric

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whimsical artwork by Nuoko

a beautiful day and fantastic handmade specials

I read a great quote which was along the lines of

If you have money buy, something unique and handmade

 

I love to support artisans and be supported as an artisan

happy making!

 

 

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