Tag: Japanese

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Welcome to “Mildred’s Marvellous Wonderful World of her Meandering Musings!” Mildred is my bright blue Citroen who used to be driven by my late 93 yr old mother. <img src=”https://ukqu.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/D6C38935-D6DC-46AC-B198-0C3A13528924.jpeg” alt=”” class=”ui-sortable-handle” data-eio=”l”> Mildred is a bit like me ….getting on a bit, strange shape, usually reliable and has attitude with a capital kick ass…

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While reading the many posts on facebook; I came across Boro, Japanese style patchwork. It intrigued me, as I find myself draw more and more into the world of Japanese textiles. Yet I know very little about them. Susan Briscoe, author and another blogger on this site has a wealth of information on it. So…

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Wow, can anyone tell me where February went? I can not believe that another month has already been and gone! In this month’s blog, I am going to tell you a little bit about the history of Sashiko, (pronounced Sash – Co), plus the discovery and start of my journey of this wonderful technique. I…

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It always lovely to hear of a success story.    We spoke to Talia Phillips about the Award the Craft Cotton Company won at the recent trade Show held at the NEC.   It’s where all the lovely shops we buy our stash supplies from meet the manufacturers and choose the ranges of fabrics and notions…