I may have mentioned before that the production of fabrics played a very important part in the local economy in days gone by. In Saint-Chinian, fabric production ceased more or less after the devastating flood of 1873, but further north the textile industry continued to flourish until the middle of the 20th century. 1,183 more words
I love this piece from Andreas at MidiHideaways on the creation of fabric at Fete du Fil in Saint-Chinian in France. Gorgeous!