Editorial

Ikat Weavers of Bali

In my list of Craft Wonders of the World, the Ikat weavers of Bali, must be on the top of my list. The initial cotton or silk thread is spun on a simple hand-made spinning […]

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Paper and Print

Block Printing

Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in antiquity as a method of printing on textiles and later paper. As a method of printing on cloth, the earliest surviving examples from China date to before 220 AD. […]