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 …

Checklists and Fabric Calculators

Coloured Floss Checklists for DMC, Coats, Anchor, Dimensions, and Bucilla flosses are provided by cyberstitchers.com which you can print out. On the same site a handy Floss conversion calculator is provided for you to convert floss codes from Bucilla, Dimensions, J & P Coats, Anchor, and DMC to any of …

Design course and notes online

Charlotte Jirousek of Cornell University have provided a textbook for Art Design and Visual Thinking a course on design. The site includes articles on the design elements, application of media and notes on the fine art movements, and the decorative arts. This site has a number of strengths as it …