Denim Days Online Festival 2020

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  Bluehanded participated online at Denim Days Festival 2020 again this year.  Was great to join other participants of the event on line and look forward to next year when we can all be together again.  The festival is in … Continued

BLUEHANDED VINTAGE KATAZOME

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Bluehanded Vintage Indigo Katazome also known as Lan Yin Hua Bu are the inspiration and starting point of Bluehanded’s journey into developing contemporary natural indigo dyed fabrics using traditional resist paste techniques handed down by generations of indigo masters. Increasingly … Continued

Bluehanded Natural Indigo Face Scarf

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Bluehanded natural indigo face scarf has been created by converting our scarves and bandanas into domestic face masks. By pleating and stitching the fabric so it fits on the face comfortably and more securely than just wrapping a scarf or … Continued

SDC Event on sustainability

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  SDC London Region Event on Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles: https://sdc.org.uk/event/sustainability-in-fashion-and-textiles-sdc-london-region/ Bluehanded and Jugu www.jugu.co.uk/ participated in a sustainability discussion at the London College of Fashion. Invited by Fiona White @patterntextilesstudio www.fionawhitedesign.com We joined speakers AO Textiles, http://www.aotextiles.com/  Hewitt Heritage Fabrics http://heritagefabrics.co.uk/ & Post Carbon … Continued

IN CELEBRATION OF INDIGO

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Telescope Style now featuring Bluehanded indigo accessories. Telescope Style is a new online platform of curated edit of unexpected, smart & elegant home wares & lifestyle finds fuses globally style with modern living. In celebration of Chinese New Year this … Continued

THE INTERNATIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN EXHIBITION 2018 – Brussels Hotel de la Poste, Tour & Taxis

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Bluehanded home collection for sale at IIDE’s Concept Store with Rene Houben’s incredible lamps.     The International Interior Design Exhibition(iide) comes to Brussels with heritage.  Bluehanded participated in the IIDE Concept Shop along with other suppliers.  Specially made antique … Continued

Oriental Rug and Textile Society talk on Lan Yin Hua Bu by John Abbate

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Bluehanded Textile Society talk on Lan Yin Hua Bu BLUEHANDED’s ancient cultural heritage of hand-printed fabrics have a rich history and exciting contemporary future. Artisanal traditions of naturally dyed indigo ‘Lan Yin Hua Bu’ textiles are used for interior decor … Continued

LONDON DESIGN FAIR 2018

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    Bluehanded at The London Design Fair Bluehanded was well received at The London Design Fair. There was quite a crowd and often heard ‘Oh, I love indigo’. Many designers were interested in sourcing home accessories, soft furnishings and materials that … Continued

Bluehanded Soul Salon Amsterdam sustainable brand trade show

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Bluehanded at Soul Salon Amsterdam sustainable brand trade show Soul Salon is Amsterdam’s most progressive contemporary fashion trade show and presents more than 100 brands across the segments of authentic designer collections and lifestyle products. We kick started 2018 with … Continued

Artist collaboration bluehanded pattern design Coffee Tea or Me

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Artist Alex McKenzie artist collaboration textile pattern design Alex McKenzie artist collaboration with Bluehanded to create a very east London design made using the ancient artisanal natural indigo dyed fabrics. This pattern is made for bedroom interior decoration so it … Continued

Alex McKenzie artist Collaboration

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Bluehanded’s artist collaboration natural artisanal indigo textile pattern design.   Alex McKenzie artist collaboration with Bluehanded to create a very east London design made using the ancient artisanal natural indigo dyed fabrics. This pattern is made for bedroom interior decoration … Continued

Indigo at home in Haggerston

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At home in Haggerston, hand made indigo textile and vintage fabrics for home interiors. Bluehanded’s fabrics are used for curtains, cushions and throws. hand made indigo textile vintage fabrics home interiors         A simple 2 up and … Continued

The 6 steps of artisanal indigo fabric

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artisanal natural indigo fabric processThe artisanal production process of BLUEHANDED’s indigo dyes fabric mainly includes following steps: Making master template. Draw or print the required pattern on craft paper, cut out the part of the design that will not be … Continued

Walk this way

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Filmed by Liz Priore divisionpro.com We thank Liz for the idea of shooting small film clips ideal for social media.  Life is in movement, although we like to take the slow path.  Our scarves are hand made, with natural, home … Continued

On the right track

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Vintage indigo patchwork scarf 152cm x 40cm Exclusively sold through Moloh.com   BLUEHANDED scarf photoshoot took place in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  The first location were the rail road tracks that go through downtown in an area known as FATvillage Art … Continued

History of Lan Yinhua Fabric

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Resist printing is the common man’s decorative fabric of traditional Asian textiles, which begins in Han and Jin dynasties and comes to maturity in Tang dynasty, 1,300 years ago. In Han and Jin dynasties, people had developed the principles of … Continued

Pin Bu at Present Shoreditch London

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  BLUEHANDED debuts at PRESENT shop in Shoreditch, East London. Pin Bu scarves & antique Lan Yin Hua Bu fabrics complement PRESENT’s independent apparel collections who share the same design aesthetic and hand crafted story.  Blue & White, Indigo, vintage … Continued

Pin Bu

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  BLUEHANDED presents Pin Bu Mandarin for ‘Patched Fabric’ is similar to Japanese ‘Boro’ & reminds one of the austere cultural   revolution days when there was little wasted During these difficult times, the only this indigo fabric made, was for … Continued