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Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed transforms traditional techniques into lush 3D forms – interview

Azerbaijan’s Faig Ahmed merges fresh, modern textiles with traditional techniques. 

Faig Ahmed, one of Azerbaijan’s most internationally recognised visual artists, adds a decidedly modern twist to carpet weaving, string art and embroidery. 2,000 more words

Contemporary Art From The Islamic World

Textiles hold memory. The clothes we wear for warmth, protection, adornment, seem to become a part of our bodies. Yet unlike the body, you can remove the clothing. 134 more words



I have been gathering My vintage textiles for the next project. I will be making new accessories this week, the last few weeks I have been deciding on a subject. 71 more words


Victorian Button Back Chair

Great vintage find by UrszulaJochimDesigns (650.00 GBP) http://ift.tt/1LY0Hz9

Pair of Parker Knolls

Great vintage find by UrszulaJochimDesigns (850.00 GBP) http://ift.tt/1rwEiOH

Lace Lessons

The bobbin lace making has begun! and it’s lots of fun… I tried a few at home, with just YouTube and a book from the 1970s. 363 more words



So for my current interior design project we have to create a light fitting, cushion/chair cover and a wall hanging. My given room is very contemporary chic/mid-century modern and the walls are dark grey thus lacking some form of texture. 146 more words