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Handicrafts from Kashmir

Kashmiri craftsmen and women are working hard to meet the demand of their recent popularity.  Political strife in the Eastern Himalayan means that artistic output in Afghanistan and Pakistan has dropped off in recent years, leaving Kashmir as the region’s most productive area. 194 more words


South Wind Silk test piece

Hello! Back again after a fun weekend of ballet auditions! Congrats to all the talented young dancers that made Ballet Northwest’s company!! (Stephanie, Erin, Jacob, Elina) It was Elina’s first audition and she really enjoyed the entire process! 236 more words


Silk and Stone

Last night, my small group was discussing who God is. Who is He? What a huge topic. We covered a series of verses, some well-known some less-known, and decided on this list: 585 more words


A Year of Listening: Week 38

The deepest feeling always shows itself in silence. — Marianne Moore

Threaded By Twilight

You weave your stories like the night,
stringing the moon with the stars;
the finest of pristine pearls,
threaded by twilight.

Weaving the finest Varanasi silk… 59 more words


natural dyeing, seeded eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is one of my favorite medium and I used it frequently in my work. I am fortunate to have access to a few eucalyptus trees in my neighborhood, and hiking trails where it take me through lots of them. 140 more words

Eco Printing

Spotlight: Emily MURCH, Court Dressmaker

Emily was born on 2 December 1837 in Ottery St Mary, Devon, England to Samuel MURCH and his wife, Joanna YATES.  The MURCH family have so far lived, worked and died in the same small Devonshire town, but gradually, the outside world and its inventions have entered their sphere and impacted their lives, with the advent of the railway in 1844 and the many developments within the textile industry. 214 more words