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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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Indigenous Australian Art

The second TARNANTHI – Festival of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art – is…

Khamak – Pashtun embroidery

Fine embroidery is not the first thing that comes to most people’s mind when they…

Textile Encounters - Keiskamma Guernica
Keiskamma Guernica

After researching the Keiskamma Tapestry for last month’s column, I realised there is a lot more…

The Keiskamma Tapestry

One of my favourite things about embroidery and needlework, in general, is how it can…

Chiapas Textiles

Chiapas, Mexico’s southernmost state, bordering Guatemala, is a mountainous highland with dense rainforests dotted with…