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    Ce bon vieux pull tube: Veste tube

    Upcycle denim jeans (or skirt) into a panelled skirt. Du fil et mon...recycler un vieux jean en jupe

    Beautiful free motion embroidery here

    A granny square sweater with knitted borders. Would be nice in earthy tones!

    Granny Square Scarf with pom-poms

    CROCHET LADIES SHRUG, SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS - FREE PATTERN. This too in another color would be nice to have

    One of my favourite projects this summer was this granny square cocoon shrug, (while I didn't get around to writing about it at the time, I did post a pic to Instagram). I had wanted to make one for a while but wasn't quite sure where to start until I saw this version. My square measured about 105cm across, and I used two strands of plötulopi (unspun Icelandic wool) crocheted together with a 7mm hook, which gave it a chunky but light texture with a nice drape. I also did one round of ...

    True godliness does not turn men out of the world, but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it. --William Penn

    kantha joy...would be cute colors for Rothko-esque knitted dishcloths!

    Traditional Japanese craft in contemporary design - this is how to repair your denim or worth ripping it just to use this technique.

    The Beauty Of Sashiko Stitching | Free People Blog #freepeople

    Boro is the Japanese term for textiles that have been mended and patched over and over to keep them in use. Beautiful!

    Interesting article on wabi-sabi.--Characteristics of the wabi-sabi aesthetic include asymmetry, asperity (roughness or irregularity), simplicity, economy, austerity, modesty, intimacy and appreciation of the ingenuous integrity of natural objects and processes.

    www.blackbirdpott... Artist is April Gates, Haliburton Ontario Canada art design shop

    Mandy Pattullo is a fiber artist who never, ever buys new fabrics. She calls her galleries of work "thread and thrift". This is a collage with piecing, embroidery but no quilting.

    Textile Art by Anne Brooke.

    Some of us are just born "Girly Girls"

    Who ever said tea pots were just for tea?