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A fascinating findRead MoreOctober 16, 2021


Recently a fascinating find at a book fair has sparked an interest in yesteryear.

Britain's forgotten cropRead MoreOctober 16, 2021

It seems that growing plants to harvest for making clothing is becoming fashionable.

Textiles - the whole storyRead MoreOctober 16, 2021

"Textiles - the whole story" is a book about the significance of fabric throughout humanity's history.

The blog's new nameRead MoreOctober 9, 2021

The blog has a new name.

The Shetland Tweed Company - autumn coloursRead MoreOctober 9, 2021


This is the time of year for the rich, deep colours that we all love.

Affidavits and dressesRead MoreOctober 9, 2021


Printmaker-artist-dressmaker, Bushra Waqas Khan, creates miniature garments of intricate complexity.

WOWRead MoreOctober 9, 2021


Each year a stunning and spectacular show takes place in New Zealand.

A new name?Read MoreOctober 2, 2021

Renaming the blog continues...

Crafts of yesteryearRead MoreOctober 2, 2021


A look back to the Crafts Magazine from the 20th Century reveals some surprises.

The ditty boxRead MoreOctober 2, 2021


Sometimes a ditty has nothing to do with music...