Stitch by Stitch wishes all our friends and customers the very best for 2016!Read More
On a recent visit to the Kutch region of western Gujarat in India, we saw these Rabari women busy spinning wool at the workshops of master weaver Vankar Vishram Valji in Bhujodi.Read More
This comprehensive exhibition pulls together a vast number of exhibits, many collected in the 19th century for what was once the India Museum in London (1801-1879). It explores the wide variety of materials and techniques used to create textiles both for everyday use, and for the wealthy. It also documents the history of India's export of textiles all over the world.Read More
London is currently celebrating all things Indian, chiefly due to the V&A’s India Festival and landmark textile exhibition The Fabric of India, which I'm visiting later this week - can't wait! (I'll be writing a post about it next week). But recently Graham and I paid a visit to a small exhibition at Joss Graham’s gallery, focussed on textiles and costume from Kutch, the area of western Gujarat where our artisan weavers and embroiderers are based, or originate from.Read More
Graham is currently in sunny India visiting our amazing textile artisans in the remote Kutch (or Kachchh) region, west of Ahmedabad in Gujarat.
These regular visits are vital for us to keep in close contact with our suppliers, and build the relationships that mean we can bring more amazing, hand made textiles to you!Read More
These fabulous chocolate wool cushions have just arrived at our studio in London!
Made from the same local wool (known as "desi" wool) from Kutch, India, as our Desi Blankets, the chocolate colour is undyed, being the natural colour of the local sheep. Our talented embroiderers in Kutch have embellished the wool with lines of traditional stitches.