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Anna WestinRead MoreJuly 15, 2017


The Swedish feltmaker, Anna Westin, has a wicked sense of humour and a serious message...

Hannah HöchRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


This week we have been marvelling at the art of Hannah Höch, a German artist who made photomontages and was the only woman to be a member of the Dada Movement.

DNA knittingRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


Channing Hansen, an artist from LA, uses algorithms to create knitted art works.

Inspiration from an unusual sourceRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


A friend from one of our tours sent us a picture of her newest weave, and the inspiration for the piece is not what one might have expected!

Queen Victoria and a quiltRead MoreJuly 8, 2017

In 1892 a satin quilt was presented to Queen Victoria. This seemingly simple act was highly symbolic...

Stay and Make in YellRead MoreJuly 1, 2017


Every so often we like to remind readers about the Stay and Make programme which we run.

It's the little things...Read MoreJuly 1, 2017

As in so much of life, it is the little things that make all the difference...

John Lewis revisitedRead MoreJuly 1, 2017

Following on from last week's entry about John Lewis, one of our readers has sent in some links to more information.

The kimonoRead MoreJuly 1, 2017

The Japanese kimono is truly a work of art. A programme, available in the UK on iPlayer, shows the handmade production of this traditional garment.

Photographs of the SamiRead MoreJuly 1, 2017


Regular readers of this blog may remember that I was in Iceland and Greenland last year where I saw the stunning "Weather Diaries" exhibition.