Keeping a tradition alive while empowering women

We hear and read so much about how the textile industry exploits workers who are poor but this is the opposite. I was digging around looking for information on Kutch embroidery and came across this good new story about Chanda Shroff The painstaking and beautiful craft of hand embroidery dates …

New URL for The National Quilt Register

The National Quilt Register has moved. Most Aussies know this site and use it often but if you don’t do check it out. If you use it often update your bookmarks. As historical objects quilts and their back story are fascinating. Often they contain family histories as well. For instance …

Wednesday Wisp Reduction Report

Sorry I am late with this but our internet connection has been down all morning. Once again it’s time for another of my weekly reports on the state of my WISPs (Works in Slow Progress). These posts are part of Sandie’s UFO and WISP challenge that she announced last year. …