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Posted by Kim on June 7, 2002 at 16:39:04:

In reply to: Re: Cones posted by shaon on June 7, 2002 at 16:16:54:

: My mother works at an Indian saree store on weekends and their
: carries premade henna from India in cones that look like the mylar
: gift wrap. So... if they can do it... I suppose we can too ;-)
: oh... it's so nice to talk to a fellow Canadian henna artist. I
: haven't found many "natural" henna artists here.

I really should give the j-bottle a try, but I just can't get over
the look and the fact that I am so used to cones. Definately
thinking of picking up that mylar stuff more and more with every

I know what you mean! I have ONE real henna artist buddy, Shahab, he
does henna out of one of the bars here at night, and has a van for
festivals (smart move or what!! Storm?? What storm?!?!) He's the
only one that truly 'gets' me. Alot of people love my work and what
I do, but you can't trade info, hints, stories....they are
wonderful..but they just don't 'get it' either!!

Completely off topic for a sec.......
You mom works at a saree store? Do you know if there is a pattern
for a salwar kameez? I had one made for me in India, and I just
picked up material for the two pieces and dupetta, but I don't have
ANY clue if there is a trick to the sewing or not....because if I
give it to someone to sew, will they do it right??

Back to topic....sorta....ever travel to Winnipeg??


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