The Australian Fibre Art Award (AFAA), run for the first time in 2021, is envisaged to become a nationally important award for fibre artists, run biennially. Yes, we are definitely aiming high! And why not? We have some incredible talent here in Australia and the...

  We are proud to bring you some of the wonderful ladies who tested out the Vintage Tie Front Blouse Pattern in Vintage Made issue 11.    Once again we have a lovely pattern from designer Ann Gross of Designer Stitch, sized in the wide range of 6...

  [caption id="attachment_24559" align="alignleft" width="406"] View of the exhibition at The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria, with multitudes of decorated diamonds hanging from the ceiling in celebration of the Guild’s Diamond Jubilee year.[/caption] The Australian Textile Art Award (ATAA), run for the first time in 2020, is envisaged to...

  Following our wonderful response to the competition to win a Cricut Maker, we have suggestions for using the Cricut Maker from our participants and thought we would share just some of them here:   cutting small, intricate holes with precision in your embroidery   creating intricate greetings,...

    We thought you’d like to know more about some of our contributors who bring you the projects and special articles in our magazines. Click on any red text to be taken to various links to find out even more about our contributors.     Textile Fibre Forum issue...

We have some wonderful suggestions for Mother's Day gifts which we think you’ll like – click on the business names or active links (coloured red) for more information. They are arranged in no particular order, so make sure you scroll all the way down so...

    We thought you’d like to know more about some of our contributors who bring you the projects and special articles in our magazines. Click on any red text to be taken to various links to find out even more about our contributors.     Textile Fibre Forum issue...

  Anne Mitchell is a regular contributor to Embellish magazine. Here she has some information relevant to many of her Embellish dyeing/painting fabric projects.   Working with Salt (Sodium Chloride - NaCl): TABLE SALT / ROCK SALT / COOKING SALT / SALT FLAKES / PINK SALT / OTHER EXOTIC...

  Of the widely adopted architectural styles in the vintage era, Art Deco made the most flamboyant use of art to enhance design beyond simple utility. Art Deco features often dominated the ceilings of buildings. Stylised lighting was hung beneath large ceiling rosettes and the joins...

  After what has been a year turned upside down, we are looking forward to the Festive Season and are getting together some great suggestions for Christmas gifts for you which we think you'll like - either for yourself (we all could do with a bit...