What Is Sashiko?

Welcome to Needle Exchange, where we talk about textiles and discover techniques and tips. Today we'll be looking at Sashiko. "Sashiko" means "little stabs", the verb "sasu" means "to...

Needle Exchange: Quillwork

Welcome back everybody! The last few months we've been looking at contemporary fiber artists, this time I thought we'd look at a tradition that is wholly North American.  Míkmaq...

Needle Exchange: Hannah Ryggen

Hi everybody! Last time we looked at the work of Claes Oldenburg, this time I thought we'd look at the tapestries of Norwegian artist, Hannah Ryggen.  "I am a painter, not a weaver; a painter...

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