Jo Dixey has recently released her new book “Stitch People” which covers 20 projects on modern embroidery techniques. Grab a copy at your local book store today! Jo will be stitching at All Things Bernina in Westgate Auckland on the 16th September and the Women’s bookshop in Auckland on October 7th.
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Recently came across this great episode from the Handmade in Japan Series. Beautiful handmade Kimono’s made on the remarkable island of Amami Oshima in the southern oceans of Japan. Amazing artistry! Was very interested to see the use of mud in dying the yarn black which is used in many cultures the world over, including […]
We finally posted to Youtube a few video clips and still shots from our trip to India in 2013.
Part of Provenance’s goal is to be able to support groups and individuals doing great work to help make a difference to peoples lives around the globe…
Provenance now belongs to The Fair Trade Association. Read more about the association here…
Provenance is thrilled to hear that our carved woodblocks have been used to create home-made gifts for family members. Anissa, from GrowMama blog, spent some creative time with her young children block printing some fabrics and t-shirts. To see the great results check out Anissa’s blog.
In June this year Provenance artisan Irfan Khatri attended a textile conference in Indonesia and whilst there he attended a batik workshop.
Today we received a lovely email from Dee in the USA (our very first USA customer!)… “Got the throw; love it! I washed it as directed, and it looks great! I sort of wish I had ordered two of them. Thanks—“
Provenance Ltd recently received a lovely email from our new customer, Margie, in Australia…
In November 2013 Provenance travelled to colourful India to visit artisans in their local communities.