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Collection: Waterholes and wildlife
Featuring a newish release: 'An inky blue wash on the scales'. Thanks so much everyone for your faves, comments, purchases & project pictures - so much appreciated! All designs © Su Schaefer, All Rights Reserved
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Ethnocentric with blue. Design inspired by the turn of the 19th century raffia textiles of the multi-ethnic Kuba peoples of Zaire. © Su Schaefer 201
Ethnocentric with blue. Design inspired by the turn of the 19th century raffia textiles of the multi-ethnic Kuba peoples of Zaire in equatorial Africa.
© Su Schaefer 2013
I like this description of the Kuba as "a people who cannot bear to leave a surface without ornament" (Wikipedia).
See my other African inspired designs.
See my other half circle designs.
Hand drawn, linen weave applied, basic repeat.
[Currently set @ Fabric: 400 ppi; Wallpaper: 200; Giftwrap: 450 ppi]
su g (1089),
african inspired (316),
coffee bean (50),
half circle (46),
kuba inspired (10)
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Hhmm Moira Rae - I can now definitely see those coffee beans... I think you may have given me an idea for a new colorway... thanks so much!
Posted over 3 years ago.
It may be inspired by a Kuba textile but it reminds me of 45's and coffee beans!
Swatch printed on basic combed cotton.
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Thanks so much for your feedback on this collection Sheila and Katherine, very much appreciated!
So striking!!! Fabulous!
Great design Su... this collection is wonderful!
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