Wow, that's more craft than I have time for. However, I would like to discuss fabric dying and block printing and your sewing of garments. Mall of GA sounds good, let me check with the boss (wife) and see what weekend would be good. Do you have a preference?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "mkolkie" wrote:
> I live out in Gwinnett county, and would love to meet with you at a mall, like Sugarloaf, or Mall of GA, and sit and chat, get to know you, and exchange ideas about what projects, hobbies etc.
> Like for instance, I like wood-block cutting and prints, likewise- stencils, katazome, and resist dying. I learned to sew, so I could craft my own sized kimonos, and other items of my kit.
> I follow several projects & people around the country who do things like indigo planting, drying and dying.
> I also want to learn to work with Japanese Persimmons. Like drying them, baking with them, grinding up tart green Persimmons, to make Kaki-shibu;
> Also on the list is making paper, origami, and doing Japanese calligraphy
> --- In email@example.com, "wildcrimsonsky" wrote:
> > I've spent some time in the SCA and did the whole late period Scandinavian thing. But I lived for 3 years in Japan and really enjoyed the culture. I have an ancient Japanese dog breed. My wife and I were even married in Kimonos. I wish to explore period Japanese culture. Are there and Japanese SCA groups in northern Georgia?