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Bodies of Woven CodeRead MoreAugust 20, 2022

Corban Estate Arts Centre is currently hosting an exhibition called Bodies of Woven Code.

Greymouth Mawhera's surprising art historyRead MoreAugust 20, 2022

The town of Mawhera Greymouth has a surprising history in the world of art.

Response to the surveyRead MoreAugust 20, 2022

Last week's blog asked readers for ideas.

The Decorative StitchRead MoreAugust 19, 2022


New Zealand has a strong and proud tradition of embroidery.

Colombia's Afrocentric fashion boomRead MoreAugust 13, 2022

Africa-styled fashion has hit the streets of Colombia in a big way.

Revision of the blogRead MoreAugust 13, 2022

It is that time of year again: what do you want to read on the blog?

Thank youRead MoreAugust 13, 2022

Thank you to all the readers who sent in good wishes and speedy recovery thoughts...

This week's blogRead MoreAugust 7, 2022

This week I have unfortunately been struck down with Covid.

Dyes from seaweedRead MoreAugust 6, 2022

The textile industry's use of dyes that pollute land, waterways, oceans and the atmosphere may be numbered.

A painting connection between Scotland, London and New ZealandRead MoreAugust 5, 2022

A painting in London has shown an intriguing link between Scotland, London and New Zealand.