Finding inspiration for textile art by Cas Holmes - TextileArtist.org
Renowned textile artist Cas Holmes shares some invaluable words of wisdom on finding inspiration for textile art.
Standard Body Measurements & How to Create Your Own Size Chart – Paper Dahl
Standard body measurements are one of those things that every budding sewing pattern designer searches for at some point (I know I spent quite a while looking when I first started grading patterns!), and they can be tough to find. Of course, you can shell out some cash (up to hundreds!) for full set
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Maggi and I had a great day at the Festival of Quilts on Saturday - the time flew by and I wondered if I would get to see everything, but we did really well and even managed to meet up with Julie and Angela for lunch and a natter. If you visit Julie's and Maggi's blog you'll see a selection of beautiful quilts.........here are some of my favourites: Detail from 'Drawn by the Sea' - Sarah-Jane Dixon 'Graceful Dance' - Janneke de Vries-Bodzinga, the winner of the pictorial quilts section…
I have had a busy Autumn as we head into winter and as the days grow colder we see the lacy lines of trees and plants more clearly 'etched against the skies' and shadows of trees strongly cast against the sides of buildings. I was delighted to exhibit in Memory Cloth at the Museum of Kantfabriek in the Netherlands. This exhibition included installations along a collective theme of lace and textiles with the artists Glenys Mann (who originally devised the exhibition), Els Van Baarle, Cherilyn…
'Reflections, life, home and work' by Cas Holmes - TextileArtist.org
Cas Holmes creates recycled textile art, which is often influenced by her travels to Japan and Canada. Layering found materials is the basis of most work.