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LichensRead MoreNovember 10, 2018

There is a new piece coming to the collection in the studio; Amanda Cobbett's lichens.

Alice Kettle in the libraryRead MoreApril 14, 2018

This week we bought a new book for the library: Eye of the Needle.

The Art of Craft or the Craft of Art?Read MoreApril 7, 2018


This week there has been high excitement in the studio. I bought an embroidery and it was delivered on Friday to much acclaim.

Our textile collectionRead MoreMarch 24, 2018


As you all will know, we have a collection of textiles of various ages and qualities. We add to it often.

The Subversive StitchRead MoreJuly 21, 2017


We have a new book for the library: The Subversive Stitch by Rozsika Parker.

Dying craftsRead MoreMay 6, 2017

One might suspect that the title of this entry on a textile blog is a spelling error but, sadly, no.

Win Nomadic EmbroideriesRead MoreJuly 28, 2016

If you fancy winning a book about the embroideries of the Gujarat region of India, head over to TextileArtist.org.

Karachi in threadRead MoreMarch 19, 2016


A friend of ours recently left Pakistan after a long period of work in Karachi. The way he has commemorated his stay is beautiful... and brilliant!

Our studio libraryRead MoreMarch 5, 2016

Our studio library is growing, thanks to our local charity shops and eBay.

Hair tapestryRead MoreAugust 29, 2015

Have you heard the latest trend in hair do's? Woven sections using embroidery threads.