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Fuzz

A year on Accabonac harbour by Katherine Crone

Waterfall, also by Crone

The floaty, organic feeling was the first impression I got when looking at this work. 8 more words

Design

Natural Dyes and Shibori

This is when the material has been stitched, pulled and ready for the dye pot. It is so beautiful and curious.

Bikini Kill - You Really Had to be There

I’ve been using some more traditional quilting techniques as a way of exploring the sometimes dischordant relationship between embracing being part of a long line of women before me and wanting to live the life I want, rather than the one thats served up to me. 530 more words

Sewing

The Textile Blog: The Embroidery Work of Helen Paxton Brown and the Invisibility of Women as Significant Influencers

The Textile Blog: The Embroidery Work of Helen Paxton Brown and the Invisibility of Women as Significant Influencers.

An interesting article about how women designers are less visible than their male counterparts, with specific reference to Helen Paxton Brown and the women who were members of the Glasgow School of Art. 86 more words

Cross-Stitch