Maria Simonsson

Takomaartery/ April 8, 2022/

All things textile have always fascinated me. I stitch, dye, sculpt, quilt, embroider… The possibilities are endless. I can not think of a more versatile medium. I love exploring ways to use fabric that are not the common ones. I like using found objects and used fabrics and natural dyes. As a long time (almost 40 years!) Takoma Park resident,

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Yul d’UZ

Takomaartery/ April 6, 2022/

My name is Yulia, I was born and raised in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. I design and make clothing and accessories from a traditional handwoven fabric called ikat. My business is called Yul d’Uz. Yulduz means star in Uzbek.   I made my first jackets in 2015 when we lived in Kyiv with the help of a local seamstress .My ikat pieces

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Things from ​Egypt ​and Beyond

Takomaartery/ November 8, 2021/

Things from Egypt and Beyond LLC is not currently offering items for sale. Sales will resume toward the end of 2022.   Things from Egypt and Beyond LLC, operates as a home-based, by appointment business selling an eclectic collection of Egyptian, Middle Eastern, and other international, unique, and functional handicrafts from small workshops and charitable organizations. The collection includes beaded

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