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"With His Head All Dyed A Brilliant Magenta Colour"

Well, I finally got round to making a tiny Etsy shop, to sell our mudags and some of my naturally dyed fibres:


So now the mudags will be available to folk who can’t get to wool shows in Yorkshire, this year! 325 more words

Antique Textiles

Nalbinding Crash Course


It started like this.

Every year, I meant to get on the Nalbinding For Beginners workshop, run by the York Archaeological Society at the… 2,236 more words

Antique Textiles

Historical Knitting to Float Your Boat

In the shops now, ‘The Knitter’ 121, with a piece I wrote recently, about the history of knitting as reflected in marine archaeology.

I went in search of knitting from shipwrecks.  207 more words

Antique Textiles

Daily Art Fix - Ramayan in the Chamba Valley

Amazing 18th century Chamba Rumaal with scenes from the Ramayan


Sita’s Fire Test

Killing Ravan

– A rare depiction with the severed heads and arms… 23 more words

Art Kaleidoscope