Birkenhead Docks map art quilt by Mary Bryning

Nancy would love this. Birkenhead Docks map art quilt by Mary Bryning

I love this from Janet Browne textiles. Looks like a map to me.

The Bus in Addingham map art quilt by Janet Browne Textiles - Dyed calico and stitch.

The Bosun John Vincent of the 'Endurance' mending a net, 1915, Frank Hurley, early colour photographs of Shackleton's British Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-1917

The Bosun [John Vincent] of the Endurance mending a net, 1915 / photographed by Frank Hurley (by State Library of New South Wales). Frank Hurley colour Paget plates of Ernest Shackleton's 'Endurance' expedition to Antartica in

Diane Savona: Hurricane, New Orleans After the tsunami piece, I decided to create a series. The design of this piece is based on a map of the Chalmette section of New Orleans. This piece was recently purchased by Rutgers University

Diane Savona uses salvaged cloth, garments, domestic found objects and intensive hand stitching to create fossil specimens that present textiles as archaeological artifacts.

Statement from Swedish #librarians at a rally for the support of #refugees from Syria, September 6th, Stockholm. Photo: Amanda Stenberg

Swedish librarians at a rally for the support for refugees from Syria Photo Amanda Stenberg

Historian Lucy Worsley on the secret side of the Women's Institute

Historian Lucy Worsley on the secret side of the Women's Institute

Lucy Worsley has described the WI as a 'deeply subversive organisation' in an article for the Radio Times. Ms Worsley says the WI is based in radical politics and is returning to its roots.

Sign in a seed library. Duluth, MN

A Field Trip to America's Public Libraries

A Field Trip to America's Public Libraries / seed lending library in Duluth, MN — another look into what a real sharing economy might be

A hogbutchering demonstration at the Overland Park, Kan., library in November. Photo: John Helling/Johnson Public Library

Check These Out at the Library: Blacksmithing, Bowling, Butchering

1 7 Check These Out at the Library: Blacksmithing, Bowling, Butchering To Draw Crowds, Some Facilities Offer Much More Than Books; Expanding the Tool Selection

Mrs Darlington's Jam, Ashton Market, Tameside

Mrs Darlington's Jam, Ashton Market, Tameside

womens institute cake stall - Google Search

Seven Hills Women's Institute. Love the group shot / table / cake combo!

Local readers in the Read promotion - Grand County Public Library, Moab, Utah

Local readers in the Read promotion - Grand County Public Library, Moab, Utah

Gosford City Mayor Lawrie McKinna with Wreck of the Maitland author Geoffrey Potter - Photo credit Dylan Fogarty-MacDonald.

Gosford City Mayor Lawrie McKinna with Wreck of the Maitland author Geoffrey Potter - Photo credit Dylan Fogarty-MacDonald.

Arapahoe Library District Invests in Google Glass

Arapahoe Library District Invests in Google Glass

local music online - Main Library, Denver Public Library, CO

This is a great way of making current local music available to the community - and they were letting people know about it in the library

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