Weaving in India

Weaving in India
India a land of Surprises. In a mud hut this poised young women is weaving a man’s cloth on the banks of the Brahmaputra river. She greets us enthuastically and is happy to show us her loom and weaving. One of the joys of travelling from Kolkata on a boat belonging to the Assam Bengal Navigation Co is that you are avoiding the road traffic and visiting small villages which are remote and only a...
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Japan and the people you meet

Japan and the people you meet
Japan is a place of deep craft skills and where the very contemporary meets the very traditional is such a way that they work in tandem with each other.  On our  Japan Textile Tour mixes all of this together and includes several textile/craft workshops, including one at Saori no Mori, the home of free style weaving. But another workshop was at a small, mountainous village in  rural Okayama prefect...
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