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Welcome to WanderLust Weavings!

 

On my most recent visit to the western highlands of Guatemala, I picked up an array of huipiles (women’s traditional handmade woven blouses), textiles, hats, backpacks, shirts, etc. 29 more words

Travel

My first blog!

Hello! My name’s Pippa Tucker and this is my blog about the things I make and the things I love.

You’ve joined me at the very start of my blogging journey- welcome! 354 more words

Artist

STUDY OF AN 1870s WOOLLEN DOLMAN (B 9)

The research material for my forthcoming publication The Textile History of Whitby 1700-1914, includes numerous observations of Victorian clothing which I have started to introduce a selection of in some earlier “Textile Thoughts”. 414 more words

Textiles

The Early Modern Sleepover: A day (and night) at home in the Weald and Downland Museum

On a relatively warm summer’s evening a few weeks ago, as the visitors gradually disappeared from the Weald and Downland Museum, we watched the light fading through the massive windows in the hall of  1,158 more words

Tina Burnett joins bGallery with her beautiful work

 I love colour and texture and energy in artwork. The paintings I make try to reflect this in subtle ways.

I have painted for many many years, began with watercolour and have returned to it….there is something magical about its transluscent qualities….and deeply frustrating, too! 42 more words

Festival of Quilts

For the very first time I had the chance to attend the Festival of Quilts in Birmingham this year.  The last quilty event I attended in the UK was the National Patchwork Championships at Ascot in 1997, which is quite a long time ago. 1,137 more words

Quilting

Material Girl

My fabric has arrived for the next project! Yay!
Designed by me from an earlier collage work, this textile is just waiting to be put to use. 8 more words

Art