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2-tone, bark cloth, Fez of the Week, low profile, mayan, tapa, Tiki Oasis -

Tiki Oasis Preview #6 The Mayan deity of the underworld appears on a Limited Edition 2-tone fez! For the last few years I’ve challenged myself to come up with an interesting 2-tone fez design to bring to Tiki Oasis. That has usually involved taking one of our original embroideries and reworking it to go with the style of the fez. This year I took a completely different approach. I actually grabbed the paper pattern piece and just started free sketching on it. Now I must admit I had no idea what I was doing at the time and in all...

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Fez of the Week, jaguar, leopard, low profile, mayan, preview, Tiki Oasis -

Tiki Oasis Preview #2 Next up in our series of previews we have the return of the Mayan Jaguar. This is an update of one of my earliest designs that appeared way back in the beginning of 2007 as Fez of the Week #3. That one was a one-off made for my father-in-law and now the embroidery has been recreated from scratch and now appears on a plush leopard print velvet. The design is based on an ancient Mayan sculpture of a jaguar and despite originally doing this one over four years ago, I had every intention of making a...

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