Long Weekend reading blogs before going away and falling silent for a while.

Once upon a time I would curl up with a trashy novel on a long weekend. I still do but today I have been catching up on what various textile practitioners have been blogging recently. Firstly Allison has posted some good tips on piecing particulary using interfacing . Maureen of …

Sari Silk Journal Cover

I often rabbit on about the advantage of textile practitioners keeping a visual journal. Some people develop fully decorated pages while others use it to record fibers and fabrics they are working with, dyeing notes, articles they find online, notes about websites, addresses of suppliers, costs of projects, samples and …

Back to Basics useful tips and techniques

I have just discovered this article which summarises how to transfer designs on to fabric, use an embroidery hoop, stretch and lace an embroidery frame and when the project is completed how to lace over card in order to present a piece. Back to Basics useful tips and techniques provided …