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May Towels Completed

After the warp was finally on the loom correctly the weaving itself was fairly quick and easy.  For the first towel, the decorative threads were 2/8 cotton in dark green.   403 more words


Asante - A finish it up Friday #quilt

My love of quilting starts with my love of textiles. As a child in the upper Midwest, the bright colors and strong patterns in my mother’s sewing closet were a balm against long, dark, grey winters. 328 more words


Abandoned textile factory, Italy 2015
35mm film scan

35mm Film Scan

Louise Bourgeois {1911-2010}

Eine zierliche alte Dame im zotteligen Fellmantel, das schmale Gesicht von feinen Falten durchzogen, auf den Lippen ein maliziöses Lächeln – das ist die damals 70-jährige Louise Bourgeois auf dem berühmten Porträtfoto, das Robert Mapplethorpe 1982 von ihr anfertigte. 191 more words


Indonesian textile sector sees 6,000 lay-offs

Indonesia has suffered from a sluggish economy

Around 6,000 Indonesian textile workers have been laid off this year, figures show, amid rising production costs and declining domestic sales. 134 more words

US textile chemicals market to exceed $2bn by 2020

The growth in chemical use is being spurred by rising international labour costs

Demand for chemicals to improve quality and add special properties to fabrics is expected to propel the US textile chemicals market to more than US$2bn by 2020, a new report has found. 142 more words