I purchased a simple frame loom from a thrift shop but the similar can be found at Hobby Craft or Tiger or you can make your own using a picture frame and some nails. I displayed the hanging from a broken branch I found in the garden. Materials Plastic bags in a variety of colours… Continue reading Another use for old plastic bags, weave a wall hanging
21 June -8 September 2019 at the Fashion and Textile Museum London Weavers of the Clouds brings the captivating designs of Peru to the UK, showcasing some of the world’s oldest and most colourful art and textiles. Peru has a world-renowned heritage of fibre arts and costumes, from a lineage that dates back thousands of… Continue reading WEAVERS OF THE CLOUDS: TEXTILE ARTS OF PERU
The art of colourful living by Annie Sloan I have just spent 2 hours at the hairdressers and rather than reading all the gossip and fashion magazines I decided to take my own copy of the latest edition of the The Colourist. I am so pleased I did. When they first appeared a few years… Continue reading The Colourist Issue 02- A fantastic and inspirational read.
The art of colourful living by Annie Sloan The Colourist is a Bookazine and is Annie Sloan's latest venture. The current plan is to publish bi-yearly, but don't quote me on that. For those who don't know, a bookazine, as it says on the tin, is a cross between a book and a magazine.… Continue reading The Colourist
This summer the Fashion and Textile Museum is hosting an exhibition 'A Life in Pattern' showcasing the work of Orla Kiely This is the first exhibition to feature her work. She set up her company in 1995 after graduating from the RCA . Before that she worked as a textile designer for the company Esprit.… Continue reading Orla Kiely: A Life in Pattern