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Ansie van der Walt

Ansie is a textile writer and editor currently based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She is a regular contributor to several international art and textile publications. Her textile blog, The Fabric Thread, will soon be relaunched as a textile travel blog. Her motto is: Talking Textiles - Crafting Community - Stitching Stories.

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Patteh Embroidery (detail)
Patteh – traditional embroidery from Iran

Patteh, a traditional form of needlework originating from the Kerman province of Iran, consists of hand…

Textile Travel Tips and Tricks

Summer is in full swing down here in Australia. Beach, travel, holidays and long, lazy,…

Khayamiyas and The Tentmakers of Cairo

Somewhere in the maze that is Cairo’s market district, there’s a narrow lane winding between…

Lao Tai Textiles at Studio Naenna

Patricia Cheesman spent most of her childhood in South East Asia, finished her schooling and studies…

Textile Encounters – Yarrenyty Arltere Artists

The first time I saw the work of Dulcie Sharp and the other artists of…