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This is a blog about the development of a disability arts project called Shoddy.

The project will culminate in an exhibition in Leeds in 2016.

Disabled Artists

Revamp!

As you can see, I’ve revamped the blog. The main reason was because it was obvious that I needed a page that was dedicated to showcasing all of the birds I’ve made so far, that would be easy for you – the readers – to find. 701 more words

Fabric

Mottainai: An interview with Catherine Quinn

It reminds you of the ocean, perhaps those bands of colour off the coast of Okinawa where the ocean abruptly moves from the transparency of glass to deep and dark blues. 1,684 more words

C1600-1699: Leather Stays: CARROW HOUSE: COSTUME AND TEXTILE ARCHIVE (NORWICH, UK)

Record Number
NWHCM: 1966.259

Summary
Dated 1600-1699
These back lacing Stays of heavy leather with stomacher front are constructed from 3 main pieces joined by Streatley stitching*. 418 more words

C1600

Why I Don't Sew OilCloth

Dear Clients , Thank you for your inquiries and requests, albeit I do not sew with today’s modern oilcloth textile. It is a misnomer and not the “traditional” oilcloth fabric . 95 more words

Sewing