A Journal of Craft, Travel and Culture

Inspiration

Morralitos

I admire ethnic fabrics from the tropics – I adore their bold color ways, their abstract patterns, their daring twists. They are fun, passionate and spontaneous like…

For the Love of Watermelon

Summer starts with melons – as a melon enthusiast I hold this dear to my heart. To a child of the tropic, watermelon is THE treat for…

In the Colorful World of Claire

In my recent trip to the South of France, I got to know Claire, a bubbly wanderlust pattern designer. On a sunny Saturday afternoon, we arrived…

Jacquard Weaving

When my husband and I visited the Saint-Etienne Biennale du Design exhibition at le Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, I got to see the mechanisms behind the renowned ribbon…