The Tentmakers of Cairo

Somewhere in the maze that is Cairo’s market district, there’s a narrow lane winding between rows of tightly packed buildings, known as Khan Khayamiya, or Street of the Tentmakers. The narrow street is busy, noisy, and bustling with pedestrians, bicycles, small delivery trucks, and local residents going about their everyday business. Spilling…

Adventures in Time & Lace – Marian Núñez

The days are getting shorter and it’s a dark and rainy day out there as I write this, on a November afternoon. I feel like we need something bright in lacemaking this month to cheer us. Cue Marian Núñez! Núñez is a Spanish artisan lacemaker and an Art History, Design,…

XStitchersofInstagram – 21st November 2016

I spend quite a lot of time on Instagram these days, so I thought I’d share some of the latest shots from that with you. Enjoy! via The Mr X Stitch official Instagram Share your stitchy ‘grams with us – @mrxstitch #xstitchersofinstagram #mrxstitch If you liked that, you’ll love this!…

Felter Skelter: Wrap Yourself in Woolen Wings

Sometimes don’t you just wish you could fly away? Dream of flying this month with beautiful woolen wings. These felt wraps and stoles will give you wings and warm your shoulders. Make sure to click through to see more from each of these talented fiber artists, and for even more winged…

Stitchgasm! Sol Kesseler

Sol Kesseler’s (a.k.a. Bugambilö) portrait WIPs are glorious studies in process and artistry. They are moody. Alive with creativity. Check out her Facebook page, flickr stream and Instagram for more wondrous process shots. If you liked that, you’ll love this! Stitchgasm – Alberto Constellations Stitchgasm! – Minitoko Stitchgasm! – Robyn…