Pinning the Past – Wool

I would find it hard to choose my favourite fabric. Silk comes pretty high. Linen is lovely. But wool wins. Wool is a super-fibre: natural, sustainable, breathable, fire-resistant, hydrophobic and fantastically warm. When I researched my book Sew Eco, I looked into the green credentials for wool, as well as…

Opus Anglicanum – A Once In A Lifetime Exhibition

The Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery exhibition is on at the Victoria & Albert Museum until Sunday 5th February 2017. It features a unique collection of embroideries from the 12th to 15th century, work that was carried out in London and made it’s way around the world. Just…