Textile arts
Textile arts are those arts and crafts that use plant, animal, or synthetic fibers to construct practical or decorative objects.Textiles have been a fundamental part of human life since the beginning...
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12 AMAZING SEWING HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW
12 AMAZING SEWING HACKS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW
Making $35,000 Bonsai Scissors
When it comes to Japanese craftsmanship, knives often get all the glory. But in the city of Sakai, where traditional metalwork goes back centuries, there is one man who has built his legacy on somethi...
How Sewing Works
How sewing works!
10 Wow-worthy Napkin folds that belong on the...
10 Wow-worthy Napkin folds that belong on the table... not on your lap!
HHmong Co-operative Hemp Cooperative in Lung Tam Village. Ha Giang, Vietnam
HA GIANG, Vietnam Hmong Co-operative Hemp Cooperative in Lung Tam Village. Ha Giang, Vietnam Peek In Motion I Who Are They? Two curious travellers who decided to lend their professional skills to.....
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Dior - Step inside the hidden world of the Paris embroidery
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A glossary of Oriental rug and Persian rug motifs, designs and more. Learn more about Oriental rug designs, motifs and more.
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Batik
UNESCO: Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - 2009 URL: http://www.unesco.org/culture/ich/RL/00170 Description: The technique...
History of clothing and textiles
The study of the history of clothing and textiles traces the availability and use of textiles and other materials and the development of technology for the making of clothing over human history. The w...
History of clothing and textiles - Wikipedia
History of silk
The production of silk originates in China in prehistoric times, as early as in the Neolithic (Yangshao culture, 4th millennium BCE). Silk remained confined to China until the Silk Road opened at som...
History of silk - Wikipedia
History of quilting
Quilting, the stitching together of layers of padding and fabric, may date back as far as ancient Egypt.
In Europe quilting appears to have been introduced by Crusaders in the 12th century (Colby...
History of quilting - Wikipedia
Beadwork
Beadwork is the art or craft of attaching beads to one another by stringing them with a sewing needle or beading needle and thread or thin wire, or sewing them to cloth. Beads come in a variety of ma...
Beadwork - Wikipedia
Crochet
Crochet (/kroʊˈʃeɪ/; [kʁɔʃɛ]) is a process of creating fabric from yarn, thread, or other material strands using a crochet hook. The word is derived from the French word "crochet", meaning hook. Hooks...
Crochet - Wikipedia
Embroidery
Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as metal strips, pearls, beads, quills, and s...
Embroidery - Wikipedia
Knitting
Demonstration of knitting and basic stitchesKnitting is a method by which thread or yarn is manipulated to create cloth.Knitted fabric consists of a number of consecutive rows of loops, called stitc...
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Lace
Lace is a delicate fabric made of yarn or thread in an open weblike pattern, made by machine or by hand.Originally linen, silk, gold, or silver threads were used. Now lace is often made with cotton th...
Lace - Wikipedia
Macramé
Macramé or macrame is a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. Its primary knots are the square knot and forms of "hitching": full hitch and double half hitches. It was...
Macramé - Wikipedia
Needlework
Needlework is a broad term for the handicrafts of decorative sewing and textile arts. Anything that uses a needle for construction can be called needlework. The definition may expand to include rela...
Needlework - Wikipedia
Quilting
Quilting can refer either to the process of creating a quilt or to the sewing of two or more layers of material together to make a thicker padded material. "Quilting" as the process of creating a quil...
Quilting - Wikipedia
Carpet
A carpet is a textile floor covering consisting of an upper layer of "pile" attached to a backing. The pile is generally either made from wool or a man made fibre such as polypropylene, nylon or polye...
Carpet - Wikipedia
Sewing
Sewing is the craft of fastening or attaching objects using stitches made with a needle and thread. Sewing is one of the oldest of the textile arts, arising in the Paleolithic era. Before the inventio...
Sewing - Wikipedia
Tapestry
Tapestry is a form of textile art, traditionally woven on a vertical loom. However, it can also be woven on a floor loom. It is composed of two sets of interlaced threads, those running parallel to ...
Tapestry - Wikipedia