Botanical Illustrations created by Women

Gardens, flora and fauna have long been a source of inspiration to stitchers. Floral themes run through out the history of textiles and embroidery. Many of the early embroidery designs were adapted from early herbals. Stitchers still delight in floral themes today. In 2001 an exhibition that explored the relationship …

Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre

I have been poking about the Constance Howard Resource and Research Centre in Textiles housed on VADS which is hosted by Goldsmiths College, University of London.The collection houses images from Constance Howard’s Study Collection. Make your self a cuppa settle back and enjoy browsing these textiles. I particularly enjoyed this …

Some answers to readers questions and new tutorials

I was asked by a reader to do a round up of resources on creating fabric books particularly binding them. Unfortunately there is not a lot published online I thought I would throw the question out to readers. Leave a comment if you know of any resources about making fabric …