Tag Archives: Huipiles

The Diary as a Thermostat

Plastic surgeon, Dr. Maxwell Maltz, noticed that some of his patients, even after facelifts, still saw themselves in a negative way.  After much research, he understood that the problem was not external but internal.  What was in need of a … Continue reading

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making huipiles on Paros

  Huipiles made on Paros:     . .

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Photographer Graciela Iturbide: Capturing the Spirit

Originally posted on Broad Strokes: The National Museum of Women in the Arts' Blog:
Mexican artist Graciela Iturbide is considered on of the most important and influential Latin American photographers of the past four decades. Her oeuvre is rich in…

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Traje Tipico

Originally posted on Mayan Threads:
A Mayan woman, dressed in her traditional, hand-woven traje, looks on from afar as we demonstrate how to use our rocket stove at a SolCom sales campaign in Panajachel.

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Mexico: The Hunt for the Perfect Huipil Begins

Huipiles and San Cristobal…

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Huipil from Aguacatan #146

Originally posted on Ixchel Textiles – Tejidos Ixchel:
Aguacatan Exquisite satin design from the region of Aguacatan. This beautiful huipil is highly influenced by the Mexican style of huipil with a white background and lots of orange and red colors.…

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Backstrap Weaving- Putting Down Roots and Weaving a Guatemalan Tree (Part 1)

Originally posted on Backstrap Weaving:
PUTTING DOWN ROOTS AND WEAVING A GUATEMALAN TREE (PART ONE) It is exciting how much interest there is out there in backstrap weaving. Some people are attracted to all the beautiful pick-up patterns they have…

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