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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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Zulu Headdress

Black Panther Pt 2 This is the second column in a series inspired by the…

Basotho Blankets
Basotho Blankets

Black Panther This is the first column in a series inspired by the Black Panther…

Barkcloth – Uganda

Buganda Royalty Buganda In the south-western corner of Uganda, between Lake Victoria and the western…

Chinese Su Embroidery by Margaret Lee

“Unlike in the West, Chinese embroidery has always been viewed as an art form as…

Centre for Traditional Textiles of Cusco – Peru

“In the Andes, textiles are not a hobby, they are a way of life. To…