Soak up the beauty of embellished textiles, from the thrifty to the luxurious. Learn about the lavish goldwork couching technique known as Italian shading. Read about colourful porcupine quills used in Indigenous Mi’kmaq textiles. And discover how wavy-braid trim – known today as rickrack – was used to embellish undergarments and children’s clothing.
- Knit a beaded Shetland-style shawl.
- Have fun with organic embroidery.
- Stitch a darling bodkin holder.