Textiles: Block Printing

I’ve found a video which “takes” you to India: not in reality but giving a sense of a country, a people, an art and a way of life. It’s joyous, short and yes it is by way of being an advert – but it makes me feel sunny and glowing, delighted to see traditionally skilledContinue reading “Textiles: Block Printing”

“They give pause”

I found a beautiful tiny poem/book at my recent visit to the Scottish Poetry Library. Poems for All make tiny little beautiful books with a gorgeous picture and one brief poem inside.  See them being made in this short poem, as their producer (a bookshop owner) describes why he does this – and how.  HeContinue reading ““They give pause””