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Strange Material - Leanne Prain - Introduction

After waiting about three weeks Strange Material – Storytelling through Textiles  by Leanne Prain arrived. I saw a revue or a mention of her name somewhere and as I was taking a course on writing fairy tales it begged to be bought. 412 more words

Leanne Prain

ES01-04 - Designer Spotlight - Jenny Hart

ES01-04 – Designer Spotlight –  Jenny Hart

Begins at 58:20 of the video – duration 5:00 minutes plus a 24:00 minute bonus video in the download. 203 more words

Designer Spotlight

Emboidery, textile design and do it yourself: some interesting blogs.

We’ve already had the chance to discuss how the world of embroidery does not really correspond to the idea that we have of it, usually considered conservative… the “old-lady-working-alone-in-her-living-room” idea.  319 more words

Embroidery Conversations

Ricamo, creazioni tessili, fai da te ed embroidery: qualche blog interessante.

Abbiamo già avuto modo di considerare come il mondo del ricamo non corrisponda all’idea che se ne ha, in genere collegata a un ambito conservativo e tradizionalista, dove l’iconografia vede sempre un’anziana signora con i capelli raccolti a crocchia lavorare da sola. 381 more words

Embroidery Conversations

Embroidery Wall Art

Tis the season for finishing the project!  I’ve had this one semi-done for a while, but finally got everybody famed and hung up.

Embroidery hoops make awesome frames– they are inexpensive and they take nicely to spray paint :)  This little set is at the foot of the stairs and it still needs a little finishing (the Leaning Tower of Pisa is also a kind of Wrinkled Tower of  Pisa…) but they make me really happy every time I walk by them. 39 more words


Maybroidery - week 1

There is SO much going on this month in the online sewing community! Sewalongs and challenges and competitions and all sorts! Being in Geneva, I’m often jealous of the real-life sewing networks in London and New York and other places, but these online events are definitely the next best thing. 440 more words

Sewing - Not Clothes

Let's start with a nice one... - Burlesque 'Beauty'

This was my first attempt at copying a design, and for the challenge I chose Jenny Hart’s burlesque-style shower curtain design from her great book… 60 more words

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