Projects, techniques and inspirational designs for you and your home Tabara N’Diaya Published by Quadrille £14.99 Tabara grew up in Paris but her family originally came from Senegal a country known for its beautiful Senegalese baskets made from local grasses and coloured strings. In 2017, with her sister, she launched La Basketry, a home ware… Continue reading Baskets
Want to learn a new craft? Why not try Knooking?
Knooking is a new trend in yarn craft it is in essence a combination of knitting and crotchet. Cico books https://rylandpeters.com/have just published a book by designer, knit & crotchet author Laura Strutt called Get Knooking . Yes it is a strange term, but a clever way to create knitted fabrics with the use of… Continue reading Want to learn a new craft? Why not try Knooking?
Want to create a timeless Mid Century look in your home?
Then look no further than the new book ‘Mid-Century Modern Living’ The Mini Moderns Guide to Pattern and Style, by Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire. In 2006 Keith Stephenson and Mark Hampshire launched Mini Moderns, the company that specializes in mid twentieth century inspired, applied pattern. They are known for their striking use of pattern… Continue reading Want to create a timeless Mid Century look in your home?
Over 30 fun projects for the modern weaver By Francesca Kletz and Brooke Dennis Francesca Kletz and Brooke Dennis are the partnership who started and run The London Loom, a weaving studio in Hackney, East London London Loom hosts both community workshops and smaller classes where adults and children work alongside each other inspiring… Continue reading Weave This
On trend : Textile Folk Art
Textile Folk Art By Anne Kelly published by Batsford I was just about to review this book, when into my inbox popped the following, prescient quotes, from designer and licenserJehane, from ‘ making art work’ Folk Art - Folklore ‘Art of the people’ celebrates traditions and rituals from across the world and the relationship between… Continue reading On trend : Textile Folk Art