Textile Encounters

Ansie van der Walt explores the wonderful world of textiles in this exclusive column for Mr X Stitch – It’s Textile Encounters!

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…

Indigenous Australian Art

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