30th October 2014

Artist Profile: Karen Hall

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1623″ img_link_target=”_self”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text] Oekaki World is all about celebrating the clever and creative of the sewing world – we’re always looking for others who love beautiful sewing as much as we do. After all that hard work, want to share our finds with you! The Artist Profiles are …

30th October 2014

Artist Profile: Karen Hall

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”1623″ img_link_target=”_self”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Oekaki World is all about celebrating the clever and creative of the sewing world – we’re always looking for others who love beautiful sewing as much as we do. After all that hard work, want to share our finds with you! The Artist Profiles …

24th September 2014

ABC Sewing: How To Start Teaching Children To Sew

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] With crafting ‘cool’ again, and the back to school days back with us, what better time to get children excited about sewing? There are loads of reasons to learn to sew, for adults and kids alike. As well as the practical benefits (being able to whip up your …

18th April 2014

Looking at the Art of Textiles

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Recently we wrote a blog post about the rich and cultured history of traditional embroidery; now we’d like to take a look at the modern side of the art of textiles. Sewing and textiles have evolved hugely since their humble beginnings, and today we’re going to take a quick …

05th March 2014

Creative Commmunity: Empowering People

The craft revolution is here. We highlight one organisation that is embracing the culture and is empowering creative community. We take a look at one such organisation, the Centre for Creativity and Enterprise in Ashford, Kent to see how crafts are bringing a community together Hidden away in the bustling …