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Distracted by Indian Silk

I LOVE e-bay! I know I should be concentrating on promoting the Pirate Collection for Oshun, but I couldn’t resist this bargain bundle of Indian clothing. They are all damaged in some way or another, but perfect for transforming into new beautiful clothes.

The beading on some of them is just exquisite. I am already getting ahead of myself and am now planning a Fairy collection for mid summer using all the delicate silks and cottons. I took advantage of this lovely weather we’re having and hand washed (with the help of Jude) all 36 items so they are ready to go. The sun glinting on the beads looked lovely, so I took a couple of photos.

Threads of a Fairytale,
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