A stitch in time…



A stitch in time…
You don't have to be an expert seamstress to understand why the gara commands the equivalent of a luxury Mumbai apartment's EMI — the stitches are perilously close, the shading is seamless, the Chinese knots (khakha stitch or the Forbidden knot for it …
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Colcha Embroidery Exhibit in Española
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Northern New Mexico Spanish Colonial Colcha Embroidery show started by accident. Director/curator Loretta Atencio had scheduled a monthlong exhibit for her own embroidery at Española's Bond House Museum when she …
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Stitch in time
Supplying raw Indian cotton to China, traders who had moved to Canton and the neighbouring island of Shameen as East India Company's middlemen, also introduced their women back home to the luscious silks and embroidery of Chinese pherias. … Which is …
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Prisoners are pleased to be stitched up for Gavin Turk's new artworks
Gavin Turk's new artworks have been hand-stitched by prisoners across the UK. Turk sent out packs to Fine Cell Work (FCW), a rehabilitation programme that teaches needlecraft to prisoners in 29 prisons. Now 35 prisoners have spent months embroidering …
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