Stitching with Jute and Silk

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I love how my Introduction to Hand Stitch & Design made me really think about the “why” of design. Before I would just rush headlong into things but now I actually stop to consider what it is I am trying to do, how to go about this. What colours and where? Why there and not …

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5000 Trees Project

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I have always considered myself a bit of a “greenie” – meaning I believe it is critically important to care for the earth and its living things. What I really honour about this project – being run by Cindy Watkins, a textile artist from Tasmania , is how she uses different materials to reflect the …

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Stitch & Slice Challenge: Afton Warrick

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During 2019, Aurifil partnered with colleageues at OLFA to bring their readers their Slice & Stitch Challenge. All 6 (six) of their challenges are available on the Aurifil blog. This Challenge caught my eye as the machine stitching, colours and universe theme are all beautiful to see. Afton Warrick is from Quilting Mod and she …

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Meet Aurelia Floss

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I thoroughly enjoyed reading this article from Aurifil. The author interviewed Miss Aurelia Floss who tells us all about what she loves doing, which stitches are her favourite, which needles hurt her thread and why she loves working in places around the world.