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Donna Cheshire Joins bGallery with her Textile Work

A textile artist based in the North East of England. I use fabric, fibres, dyes & thread to capture the places and spaces I love. 27 more words

SPRING CIRCLE - An entirely new kind of flatweave rug

I’m so excited to be able to share a sneak preview of an entirely new rug.

In fact, I’m not sure I have EVER seen a circular flatweave rug. 194 more words


Berber women in Morocco

Last weekend I was alone in Manama, Bahrain and looking for something to do that wasn’t too strenuous. On a previous trip I had visited the… 846 more words


Silk Dupioni... Unraveling the Mystery

Silk was one the primary fabrics utilized in period fashions during the 19th Century and early 20th Century and over the years, a lot of mystery and downright misinformation has grown in regard to this beautiful and useful fabric. 723 more words

Adam's Ateliar

Hand Embroidery in the Lake District

My family and I went for a most enjoyable holiday to Cumbria in the Lake District a few weeks ago.  I cannot describe how relieving it felt to escape the city and slow down to attune to the more sedate rhythm of the countryside.   293 more words


*** Apologies for the side ways images, not sure how to alter them ***
The images above are mixed media experiments i created for a 2D project. 46 more words


Choosing That Perfect Rug

Image Courtesy of http://www.decoratorsbest.com

Area rugs are the essential decorative accessory in a room. It is a functional piece (protects the floor and your feet) while enhancing design elements to the space. 799 more words