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Of Cardinals, Monks, and Rampaging Vikings

On one of our regular dog walks, close to home,  we pass a flock of Norfolk Horn sheep.  They graze on a corner of Cawood Garth, 1,479 more words

Antique Textiles

Event: Textile Fair at the American Museum

Event date: Saturday 20 August 2016, 11am – 5pm

Now in its third year, the textile fair will bring a wide range of specialist textile retailers to the American Museum in Bath. 31 more words


Rise of the Phoenix - Daily Art Fix

Or is it an enormous bee?

This style of hand drawn batik (on silk) was created in Java for the Balinese market.

This piece is in such a lovely condition that rather than to relegate it to the shelves of collectibles – it might find a place in my wardrobe as a wearable! 14 more words




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A Maker’s Abecedary: R is for . . . Redwork Embroidery

It was simple and straightforward in style. It was easy to do. It could be personalized for self expression.

Is it even surprising that, for a brief, intense period, … 764 more words

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