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A Mother's Labor of Love - Kohistani Baby's Cap

In other places mothers-to-be and grandmas-to-be knit booties and mittens for the expected new arrivals.

In Kohistan they make a cap.

Such amazing work can only be born as a result of deep love! 204 more words

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Helping Mama Quilt

There once was a lady who lived and sewed in New England, way back around 1810. She had a little girl who wanted to help, and so she taught her how. 206 more words

Hand Sewing

River Ganseys - Whitby Wyrms

What’s not to love about a man with a log pile? To be honest, after several months sawing logs almost daily I’m definitely more into the logs than the (admittedly lovely) model. 264 more words

Antique Textiles

River Ganseys - Ebiezzer

In the next week or so, I am putting up images of all the patterns in ‘River Ganseys’ – if you’re knitting one, or planning on knitting one, the Comments here will be a handy place for questions – and the larger images will be helpful to intrepid knitters, I hope. 320 more words

Antique Textiles


ATO-870 Gorgeous Fulani Blanket

in the “OTHER” textiles gallery

The Best Exotic Kuba Cloth Ever!

Another textile deserving of the title “Best”!

I owned one Kuba currency cloth for awhile and have eyed many many pieces since. But none have had as much character as this little beauty! 116 more words

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