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Massive Clearout of my Silkandart Online Shops

For many years I have sold a multitude of items in my online silk shops but this August I will be stopping selling most of them and bringing a complete focus to a small range of pure silks. By that I mean the scarves, wraps, altar cloths, silk bags, silk panels, etc. All the other items are now being permanently phased out. These include small framed pictures, all types of supplies, mandala pocket mirrors, cushion/pillow covers, ties,  window pictures, painted … Continue reading

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Creating Gorgeous American Girl Dolls’ Sofas and Cushions from Dupioni Silk

And now for something completely different…. 🙂 I just had to share this latest project of my husband’s with you. He decided to build a doll’s sofa lovingly from scratch. I have such a large collection of silk offcuts and so we dug out various brightly coloured pieces a few days ago which he could use. This fuchsia dupioni is such a treat to look at and was just the perfect choice to get started with. My husband is no … Continue reading

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Making Silk Cushion Covers – Using Ready Made Ones or DIY?

I was prompted to write this article after an exchange with a lovely silk painting colleague about painting silk cushions. So thank you Christine for your inspiration. It was about the question of using the silk cushion covers which are ready made or making your own from scratch. Well, this one may seem like a no-brainer. Those of you who like sewing will make the cushions from scratch and those of you who don’t like sewing or just can’t be … Continue reading

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Brand New Slide Show of my Mandala Silk Paintings

I’ve been asked by many of you who have visited my website where all my mandala silk paintings are. The focus has been on the silk cushions, pictures and cards but I realise now that lots of people have been expecting to be able to browse in the gallery and see the artwork I have been doing over the past few years. So…. in response to that, Michael has kindly put together quite an extensive slide show which you can … Continue reading

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