Pinning The Past

Join Ruth Singer as she explores the history of fabric manipulation and visits museums and archives to discover textile treasures. It’s Pinning The Past – exclusive to Mr X Stitch!

Pinning the Past : Appliqué part 2

In part 1, I looked at Medieval, Tudor and Renaissance appliqué. I’m now jumping forward…

Pinning the Past – Appliqué, part 1

If you love fast techniques for creating designs on fabric, appliqué has to be one…

Ruth Singer - Pincushion (detail)
Pinning The Past – Meet The Host, Ruth Singer

I like to think I am a bit of a curiosity in the world of…

Ruth Singer - Fabric Manipulation
Book Review – Fabric Manipulation by Ruth Singer

When it comes to the world of textiles, Ruth Singer is one of the smartest…