Posted tagged ‘hawaii’

The good pics

April 9, 2010

I thought I should share some of the better shots I took while in Hawaii, and not just the source material for new designs.  Please, to enjoy:

Hawaii: quilts and tattoos

March 23, 2010

I finally made it to Hawaii!  I’ve wanted to go there (as have so many) for quite some time, and just made it home. One of the visual themes that I kept running into were Hawaiian quilts and tattoos. There’s a lot of history behind both, too. I took a few pics of patterns that I liked, and I might even try.  And, yes, before you ask, several are from the shower curtain!

I also managed to pick up a bit of lumber while I was there, too.  It was in a great little store called Woodshop Gallery & Cafe in Honomu Village near Akaka Falls.  Some mango and curly koa.  Now to figure out what to do with it.


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