Textiles from Other Lands: #Ajrak from Pakistan

In the southern region of Pakistan, there lies a province named Sindh.  Therein live some crafts people who are experts in the creation of 2 yard (approx.) pieces of cotton called “Ajrak” in a gloriously printed (and sometimes further embellished) form.  These are used as scarves for men and women, turbans, and in the modern… Read More Textiles from Other Lands: #Ajrak from Pakistan

Thoughtful Stashing. Felicia on Fabric and Crafts Hoarding

I’m conflicted between possessive feelings about my fabric stash and a desire for a minimalist life. The possessiveness is really a fear that discarding things will somehow injure my creativity.  On the other hand, I’ve developed an overwhelming feeling that my life should not include any more stuff unless it’s for keeping me alive, functioning,… Read More Thoughtful Stashing. Felicia on Fabric and Crafts Hoarding