Tag Archives: Embroidery

The needlework of Kagoshima City’s Nui Project

SHOBU, Fascinated by the creative attitude overflowing sensibility of people with disabilities in school solar Iris Society social welfare corporation is engaged in creative activities focusing on contemporary art, music, crafts and art The needlework of Kagoshima City’s Nui Project, an … Continue reading

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Threads, threads, threads…

My friend, Janet, recently sent me the link to THREADBARE, «an evolving collaboration between two clotheshorse academics to discuss the politics, aesthetics, histories, theories, cultures and subcultures that go by the names “fashion” and “beauty”». Related:  pop-up clinic + Shirtwaists … Continue reading

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Playing follow the leader with needle and thread

Embroidering delicate stories, Arimoto Yumiko YOU WILL LIKE THIS! More Yumiko, Dinner made to measure + Atelier: Yumiko Arimoto. Ursula Rauch + Masculin, Féminin + Inge Jacobsen: cross-stitched vogue covers + Plastic Bag Embroidery, In Defense of Bamboo Fabric + … Continue reading

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Sheila Paine, textile collector

Sheila Paine is an expert on tribal societies and textiles and is the author of Embroidered Textiles: Traditional Patterns from Five Continents and the trilogy The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad, The Golden Horde: Travels from … Continue reading

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Transition: from here to there

Without any warning whatsoever, the platform I previously used for my blog, Splinder, just shut down. In addition, it’s impossible for me to log in and recover data.  What a pity!  I’ve been using Splinder for more than 8 years … Continue reading

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