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A Day at the Textile Museum

Well I managed to finish my 12″ Dutch Rose quilt block in time for the day at the Textile Museum in St. Gallen. I am really happy with it and how it turned out. 276 more words

Ties that Bind: an exhibition of world weavings

Yesterday I wandered into SOAS’s Brunei gallery, which is a small but well-designed exhibition space for art and artifacts from afar. I discovered that currently there is an exhibition of ikat weavings from many different regions of the world, called ‘Ties that Bind’. 172 more words


Rug design 

Rugs, a matter of importance – not only to reduce noise in a home, keep the floors warm to walk on & add some comfort. It is for the colours, the shapes & the visual sense too – it is so much more nicer at home with rugs. 8 more words

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Colour from the garden....

Over this winter I have been reading and planning some experiments into natural colour. There are many books and blog posts showing complicated methods of dyeing fabric and thread or so it seems to me. 112 more words


An evening in London

At the start of May, two of our members, Dorothy Tucker and Sheila Mortlock, attended this year’s presentation for the Embroiderers’ Guild Beryl Dean Award for Teaching Excellence in Embroidery and Design. 363 more words

Cotton Made in Africa Creates Community Cooperation Program

The Cotton Made in Africa initiative has approved funding for a health outpost in rural Tanzania to mark the United Nations’ International Day of Action for Women’s Health on Saturday. 438 more words