Craftster Pick of the Month – Ron Swanson Hoops

Time for another look at some of the great work featured in the forums at Craftster. Note: Although they’re the pick of this month, they may have appeared before this month. Long standing friend of Mr X Stitch, the mighty Love & A Sandwich recently shared her evolving collection of…

By Our Own Hand

  By Our Own Hand, is a collaboration between Matt’s Gallery, and the artist Richard Grayson. By Our Own Hand will be an artwork created with the participation of individuals and organisations – ideally located in Wandsworth, who are working with stitching, applique, or other techniques involving textiles and cloth. The activity will…

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…