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Textile dyeing experiments by cowgirlblues

Textile dyeing with the Cape Town Fashion Council

Results of a recent textile dyeing workshop organised by the Cape Town Fashion Council

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Rivet toolbox, Vincent Urbain, Urban Africa, cowgirlbues

Working with Urban Africa

Vincent Urbain of Urban Africa leather studio is a fellow CCDI crafter whose considerable skill and experience has been integrated into the making of our Eva knitted handbags.

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Seen on the wall at CPUT

Wandering the halls at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology this week I was inspired by some images on the walls of entries in an international fashion design competition.

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Hands at work

Playdates for kids of all ages

Last week I facilitated a workshop at the Freeworld Design Centre as part of the Fringe On Kloof’s Kidult sessions.  The participants were all grownups, on the outside anyway, and everyone seemed to have  a lot of fun playing with fibre. It was a very loose session – with a general theme of patterns.  I [...]

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Happy knitting

Knitting makes you happy

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movember mohair moustache to be proud of

Mo-vember wraps up!

I’m relieved that Mo-vember ends tomorrow.

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The face of a happy customer!

The happy recipient of a fairy godmother’s gift – looks like she’s enjoying it!  

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African art Moroccan textile

The ongoing debate

That ongoing debate about art, craft and design is much needed in South Africa

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