a narrative photography blog

“Tonight, we cooked fish”

When I have a needle in my hand, a set of silver sequin, few golden ‘dabka’ and a sheer chiffon garment, this is how the series of events occurs.

1.  I didn’t mean to pick this garment from the flea market.

2.  I wasn’t aware I liked dazzling sequins.

3.  I was never meant to stitch this.

4.  I don’t know why I took this photograph.

But, it happened.

Cuz, eating fish at home is not the only thing that I had asked for.

(and it dazzled)

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4 responses

  1. This is beautiful, being from Pakistan I love love love these kind of sequences and “dabka”, hey how do you know about “dabka” and “zardozi”?

    December 30, 2010 at 06:01

  2. 🙂
    I am studying fashion design and this was one of my embroidery projects 😀

    We also made small samples exploring in our own n all and this was our final project where I had to do some kind of surface development on a plain garment. I went ahead with zardozi ‘cuz I love it too… the shimmer and metal touch to a sheer fabric makes this plain grey garment so alive 😀

    December 30, 2010 at 13:15

  3. Grace

    doll.. this is simplistic and yet soo pretty….. Keep up the ‘dazzlin’ work..

    December 30, 2010 at 15:13

    • simplistic. i’ll agree on that 🙂

      December 31, 2010 at 08:55

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