Whispering Autumn Flowers

  Sometimes the allure of a print is too powerful for me to resist. Apparently, the earliest Vlisco fabrics were printed more cheaply than traditional batik (roller printed instead of block-printed) and were intended to be an affordable alternative for Indonesians. The Indonesians literally weren’t buying it; they did not care for the Dutch innovation/intervention … Read moreWhispering Autumn Flowers

Re-animating a Classic

  Surprise! I am posting a day early.   In case you are wondering, this post is not about the live-action Beauty and the Beast, which I must admit I am having some difficulty getting my mind around. I did, however, like the animated Beauty and the Beast and the live-action Enchanted, so this new … Read moreRe-animating a Classic