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Paul and Susan Marling


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Kimono set
Silk Vest
kimono set

Kimono Style Jacket
This jacket features a looser structure.  It is
created from silk chiffon and features a  cuff
on the 3/4 sleeve and on the jacket front.
  This jacket is a "one size fits most"
Our silk chiffon vests are beautiful,
drapey "one size fits most" . 
Our pima cotton jackets are wonderfully
tailored and feature front pockets with
a 3/4 cuffed sleeve.

The kimonos, vests and pima cotton jackets are available in marbled and hand-dyed color combinations.  Kimonos and
vests are "one size fits most" and the cotton pima jackets are available in XS (6-8), S/M  (10-14) and L/XL (14-18).

             
To see different color options, visit the Fabrics page.


Kimono set
Lilac Pieced Jacket
Primaries unlined jacket
Unlined Jacket

The jackets and vests shown above are hand-dyed using the ancient Japanese art form of shibori.  Each piece of

white fabric is clamped, pleated, tied or otherwise manipulated to create a unique pattern.  The piece of fabric
is then dyed with various color combinations to create a one-of-a-kind piece of fabric.  Our garments are then
created from these pieces that we have hand-dyed.   Many times, the piece of fabric requires multiple dye baths
to achieve the desired look.


All jackets and kimonos are available in a variety of marbled  and hand dyed colors and can be purchased
with or without the matching blouse.



Kimono Set
Silk Vest
Cotton Jacket
Kimono set

The pieces shown above have all been marbled.  We floated paints on a liquid in a large tray, then raked
and combed the floating paints into patterns.  We laid a piece of white fiber on top of the floating paint
to create the pattern.  Then, we created these one-of-a-kind garments.

Aqua jacket
Teal and Brown
Golden jacket
Primaries Kimono

Golden Kimono
Soft pink top and kimono
Silk Blue Jacket
Kimono set


Kimono set
Shibori Vest
Kimono set
Kimono Set


Kimono set
Kimono set Kimono set Silk Kimono Set