Category Archives: shisha

Indian Textiles

i love Indian textiles – just want to show you some close ups of some displayed at the Beyond peacocks & paisleys, Handcrafted Textiles of India and its Neighbors exhibition, in the Goldstein Museum of Design, University of Minnesota College of Design. i had to walk passed the gallery everyday to get to and from the workshop i attended after […]


Julia Caprara’s Stitching Techniques

Back in 2005 Quilting Arts Magazine featured a series of articles written by Julia Caprara. In the Winter issue, Julia wrote about the importance of all textile students building their own personal “touch palette”. Since reading the article, I have followed Julia’s advice and used the technique she described as “painting with fabric, thread, and […]