FS Colour Series: Renaissance Rose Inspired by Artemisia Gentileschi’s Berry Tones
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by Rosie Lesso
17h ago
Artemisia Gentileschi was the foremost female painter of the 17th century, working for prestigious clients across Rome, Florence, Venice and Naples. Like many painters of the Baroque era, her art was dark, brooding, and mysterious, telling tales of martyred women from throughout history with theatrical, directional lighting and indulgently painted fabrics. She often coupled earthy... The post FS Colour Series: Renaissance Rose Inspired by Artemisia Gentileschi’s Berry Tones first appeared on the thread ..read more
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Amrita Sher-Gil: Rebel, Realist, Modernist
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by Rosie Lesso
1d ago
Hungarian-Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil lived a short but immensely prolific life. Despite her untimely death at the age of 28, she had already produced hundreds of daring, Realist paintings that documented ordinary Indian women in a way like never before, portraying them preparing for weddings, at home, or in moments of private solitude and melancholy.... The post Amrita Sher-Gil: Rebel, Realist, Modernist first appeared on the thread ..read more
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Tutorial: How To Make A Quilted Linen Vest
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by Sarah Kirsten
3d ago
A few years ago, I started to play with quilting clothes. The first few pieces turned out less than ideal. I didn’t know the paths to avoid the foibles of quilting. But after a few playful experiments and failed garments, things started to fall into place. I’ve put together this tutorial to share the things... The post Tutorial: How To Make A Quilted Linen Vest first appeared on the thread ..read more
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Akuri Recipe: Spicy Eggs The Parsi Way
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by Farokh Talati
5d ago
Serves 4 The Parsis in India were an industrious community. During British rule, many left their small villages and came to the large cities to work alongside the British and Dutch, facilitating trade with the locals for sail making, fabric weaving, tea growing and even opium from China. Parsis being great cooks and having a... The post Akuri Recipe: Spicy Eggs The Parsi Way first appeared on the thread ..read more
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FS Colour Series: GOLDEN GRAIN Inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s Glowing Wheat Fields
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by Rosie Lesso
1w ago
Glowing shades of pale yellow like GOLDEN GRAIN were a recurring feature in much of the Dutch-French Post-Impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh’s art. But nowhere more so than in his late series of wheat fields, which convey the low-lying autumn sunlight casting its warm radiance across the vast wheat fields that once dominated the south... The post FS Colour Series: GOLDEN GRAIN Inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s Glowing Wheat Fields first appeared on the thread ..read more
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Tutorial: How to Trace Off a RTW Garment
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by Elise Montecastro
1w ago
You know that that one well-worn, probably damaged-beyond-repair item in your closet you bought off the rack ages ago that you still hold on to because you just love the way it looks and fits? Or maybe it’s a garment you think would look amazing in another fabric that the original wasn’t offered in? Well,... The post Tutorial: How to Trace Off a RTW Garment first appeared on the thread ..read more
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Curated By You: Madison Moore Makes Oona Dress in Wisteria Linen
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by Masha Karpushina
1w ago
Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do I’m a maker in pretty much every aspect of my life. I work full-time in publishing as an editor of arts and crafts books, and spend all my other time working on my own arts projects. I’m an author and illustrator in the picture book... The post Curated By You: Madison Moore Makes Oona Dress in Wisteria Linen first appeared on the thread ..read more
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FS Colour Series: SANGRIA Inspired by Patrick Heron’s Blazing Pink
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by Rosie Lesso
1w ago
British painter Patrick Heron might just be one of the finest colourists of the entire 20th century. From his early days as a semi-figurative painter to his mature, pure abstraction, colour was always the defining principle that shaped the very nature of his art. He dived headfirst into the intensity of colour, working with the... The post FS Colour Series: SANGRIA Inspired by Patrick Heron’s Blazing Pink first appeared on the thread ..read more
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Pattern Review: Capucine Button Front Top in Heavyweight Ginger Linen
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by Fena
2w ago
Whenever I pick a pattern, I always look for a unique, defining feature in its construction. Whether it’s beautifully sloping princess seams, a gentle v-shaped yoke, or one shoulder and arm piece for a button-down shirt, I love recreating little details for a high quality garment. The Capucine shirt is no exception. I opted to... The post Pattern Review: Capucine Button Front Top in Heavyweight Ginger Linen first appeared on the thread ..read more
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Interview: Farokh Talati, Head Chef of St John Bread and Wine, London
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by Masha Karpushina
2w ago
There is a quiet radiance of joy emanating from Farokh Talati’s face. Kind, calm, measured, eyes lit when talking about food, especially Parsi food, the roots of his ancestry, and the subject of his first, recently published book: ‘Parsi: From Persia to Bombay: Recipes & Tales from the Ancient Culture’. We meet in St John... The post Interview: Farokh Talati, Head Chef of St John Bread and Wine, London first appeared on the thread ..read more
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