February 18th, 2016
Monique Palomares wrote from France about how people used to embroider in the summer when she was growing up in southern France… "When I was in my early teens, in the Summer, in the afternoon, everybody was required to be quiet to allow the men to get some rest. It didn’t appear in any regulation, […]
February 11th, 2009
I’ve been asked… “about gift customs around the world like the one of the temari balls in Japan. Which gifts do people around the world traditionally give for special events such as marriages, births, etc.?” FYI Temari balls are fancy balls with colorful, intricate patterns on them. They originally come from China, but are also […]
February 26th, 2008
Project Gutenberg has some great books that are in the public domain that you can enjoy online or download for free. Most of them are older, but many are as fresh today as when they were first written. Today I found some on crocheting, knitting and embroidery. If you’re interested in any of these art […]
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