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 http://www.homesandproperty.co.uk/property_news/events_and_getaways/traditionaltextilessale.htmlWomen’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.

FAVOURITE PAGES, FAVOURITE BOOKS.

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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