Monthly Archives: April 2014

Paris, and the next project…

Just down ‘our’ street in the 6th arrondissement The last part of our silver wedding anniversary holiday was 5 days in an apartment in Paris. Reflections in a chocolatier’s window. They were also celebrating 25 years.. Our location made it … Continue reading

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Liberty and London

Yes of course I did. Visited Liberty of London, that is. Doesn’t everyone do that when they are in London on a 25th wedding anniversary weekend? We went to the V&A museum too. They have a great fashion exhibition. Lots … Continue reading

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Glasgow fabrics and the Scottish Highlands

More tartans have made it into my suitcase. Another wool tartan, dress weight this time, and a wool gauze. I couldn’t leave without this fun knit either. It combines fashion with tartan. What better souvenir of a holiday to Scotland, … Continue reading

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Isle of Islay: more than whisky

We were on the Isle of Islay to visit the whisky distilleries. I did manage to steer us in the direction of textiles. It is good to be the navigator. “Lets explore down this road.. oh look, there’s a woollen … Continue reading

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Isle of Skye buttons

I found these buttons in a shop in Portree: Skye Batiks. Their main line is in garments sewn by a group of Isle of Skye sewists from bright handwoven cotton from Sri Lanka. Not what you except in Scotland. Their … Continue reading

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