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Altiplano Occidental de Guatemala apuesta por la competitividad artesanal

La Comisión de Artesanías de AGEXPORT, realizó la mesa de negocios entre artesanos y empresarios por medio de la  actividad “Enlazarte”,  este evento  forma parte del Proyecto Cultivando el Futuro de las Cadenas de Valor Rurales con el apoyo de USAID. 358 more words


The 'Don't Take Any Wooden Nickels' Collar

I made this collar because I wanted to say something about the need women have to look out for themselves, because despite Equal Pay acts they are often paid less than men doing equal work of equal value.   404 more words


Shetland Summer....

Had a lovely couple of months at home, which was unexpected as I didn’t know how long I was going to get home for when I got back in July….I managed to get some work during August, not textile related, but have been outside most days and have got some great photographs taken and will hopefully be able to use them in my next collection…. 96 more words


Viscose Rayon Rugs - Fake Silk

Stop, Look and Listen.
How to identify and minimize rug cleaning disasters.

Rayon is manufactured, regenerated cellulose fiber (cotton and wood pulp by-products).

It is made shiny with the use of a viscose liquid chemical processing, and is technically referred to as “viscose rayon” but, in rugs, it usually is referred to only by the first name because it sounds fancier than “fake silk.” 811 more words

Carpet Cleaning

War Imagery in Textiles

Here is a review of War Imagery in Women’s Textiles.  I posted it as a Library Thing Early Reviewer.  Library Thing is an on-line cataloging service for readers, authors and librarians.   564 more words