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The music of mathematicsRead MoreSeptember 29, 2018

Mathematics presents a fascinating link between music and weaving. After all, both weave and music are about creating and putting patterns together in pleasing combinations.

Mapping textile techniquesRead MoreAugust 26, 2017

Pakistan and India have a rich and varied tradition of creating textiles, beautifully illustrated in two maps.

Google Cultural InstituteRead MoreFebruary 13, 2016

While scrolling through a story on the internet this week a chance phrase caught my eye; Google Cultural Institute.

Silk for diabetes testingRead MoreJanuary 9, 2015

In India, a new use for silk, where the material is plentiful and cheap, has been found. It is being used to make test strips for diabetes.

From the subcontinentRead MoreNovember 7, 2013

Two textile stories this week about India have been in the headlines.