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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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Barbara Mullan and the textiles of Gujarat

I wrote this story in November last year for Garland Magazine, a digital publication produced…

Michelle Driver – Designer, Tapestry Artist, Weaver

As an art student, Michelle knew that she wanted to create but she wasn’t sure…

Kaross – a blanket of embroidery

A Kaross is a blanket, rug or shrug sewn from animal skins and historically used…

Sadou – The story of Bedouin weaving

Today I am reminiscing about a trip I took a few years ago. Back in…