When the organisers of the eighth Carrefour Européen du Patchwork approached textile artist Nita Thakore and told her they wished to invite India to be a guest country, she was thrilled. Elisabeth Fuchs explains.
Elisabeth Fuchs reviewed an exhibition of South African fibre art in Vincennes, France, February 2002.
Discover the fascinating cloth of West African chiefs with Magie Relph.
Susan Briscoe recalls how the thread of an idea was woven into the UK's first major exhibition of Japanese sashiko.
The luxury fabric of choice of many quilters, silk has a long and interesting history. Anita Peach visited the former home, now a museum, of a legend of the Thai silk industry, Jim Thompson.
Cambodia's countryside is abundant with hidden silk farms and small silk-weaving factories. Anita Peach follows the path of some beautiful Asian silk from the silkworm to a sheer garment for sale at the Artisans D'Angkor in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Text by Brenda Dean, photographs by Peter Dean, copyright www.quiltersinternational.co.uk. Reproduced with kind permission.
Join Jane Rae as she explores just some of the techniques used by the craftspeople in Thailand
Gillian Cooper explores the world of Russian quilting from the comfort of the NEC at Birmingham at Festival of Quilts 2006
Anne Ogden tells of a holiday with a difference
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