Sheila Paine, textile collector

Sheila Paine is an expert on tribal societies and textiles and is the author of Embroidered Textiles: Traditional Patterns from Five Continents and the trilogy The Afghan Amulet: Travels from the Hindu Kush to Razgrad, The Golden Horde: Travels from the Himalaya to Karpathos, and The Linen Goddess: Travels from the Red Sea to Prizren. She lives in England.

Sheila Paine article, via’s masks from Minab and Gorbedan, Sheila Paine, textile collector, sells her stash

The Power of Red and More – Travels and Textiles by Sheila Paine + Shelia Paine with the Mujahideen + Embroidered Textiles book by Sheila Paine + Amulets: A World of Secret Powers, Charms and Magic book + More… amulets + Fabric Folios + All wrapped up.


PhotobucketClare Coles embroidered wallpaper

Embroidery: Alice Kettle embroidery + Lauren DiCioccio + Realistic scenery + Hair embroideries + The weird world of contemporary hair art + Pricked: Extreme Embroidery + The Joy of Toile Gone Wild.

Cecilia Heffer: Lace Narratives.

PhotobucketNuntaka_nopkhun rings

Amulets as jewellery: Amulets: Sacred Charms of Power and Protection.

Inside a mummy.

LIVING WITH LESS: 28 Practical Uses for Vinegar, Nature’s Magic Cleanser + Don’t buy glasses: cut up wine and beer bottles!  Cutting glass + Bottle Cutting + Pull Tab Picture Hanger.

Ribollita Recipe: Italian Soup with Stale Bread + Panzanella  recipe, TUSCAN BREAD SALAD.

p.s.: embroidery links: Lucky Jackson.


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2 Responses to Sheila Paine, textile collector

  1. Paige F says:

    Was it still ok to eat 🙂 I don’t usually cook bread..

    Paige F
    Bloomington IL Irrigation

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