There's something intangible but somehow very real that links together our worldwide textile community. Stitched textile artists Janice Gunner, Liz Hewitt and Magie Relph call it 'a common thread'.
So that became the title of their joint exhibition, originally scheduled for Festival of Quilts 2020.
When COVID got in the way, we moved to plan B - African Odyssey: A Common Thread... by Zoom.
4 weekly Zoom events starting Wed 29 Sep: more info and booking
Bob's found a great new use for Bolga fans...
... fanning the charcoal when he's braaing his boerwurst!
What makes Bolga fans so great?
Check out or latest selection of Bolga fans.
South Africa is a wildlife paradise, especially for birdwatchers.
No wonder local artisans have become so expert at interpreting the natural world in wire and beadwork figures.
We have a very limited supply of some particularly beautiful pieces, so be quick. Each figure is a unique, one-of-a-kind creation.
Handmade by Tinashe Crafts in the Western Cape, South Africa.
View and buy: wire and beadwork figures
Our reorganised website puts a fresh focus on furnishings and interiors: African style.
Look no further than this new section on our website: African Furnishings & Interiors
Hand-dyed eco-prints from Pru Bolus of Langa Lapu in South Africa. 100% linen.
For these pieces, Pru uses totally natural plant materials like bottle brush, bracken fern, harpephyllum and more - all found on her property on South Africa's famous Garden Route.
Each piece is unique. There is only one.
View and buy: Eco-prints