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Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Read & Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Clare Hunter Ý 9 characters Read & Download È E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ý Clare Hunter Nymous embroiderers and Mary ueen of Scots' treasonous stitching to the sewing of First World War soldiers suffering from PTSD and the banner makers at Greenham Common Threads of Life stretches from medieval France to 1980s America from a Second World War POW camp in Singapore to a fa. If I could give this book 6 out of 5 stars I would It was a joy from start to finish I read it at bedtime and found myself retiring for the night earlier and earlier just so I could read I enjoyed the way that the book was organised with a theme for each chapter and an expertly selected textile to explore that theme I learnt so much from this book and am almost maddened by inspiration for techniues to try avenues to further explore places to visit and textiles to view This would not have been sparked if it were not for the author s skill at conveying the intricacies of a visual medium in an easy and relaxed writing style The research that went into each chapter is evident in the way that context and history were woven through the narrative without turning it into a dry textbookI received an advance copy in return for a truthful and unbiased review

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Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Read & Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Clare Hunter Ý 9 characters Read & Download È E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ý Clare Hunter Mily attic in Scotland It is as much about identity protest memory and politics as craft and artistry In an elouent blend of history and memoir with a uniue understanding of craft Clare Hunter's Threads of Life is an evocative and moving book about the need we all have to tell our sto. I enjoyed this book so much I did not want it to end I learned so much from it To get out of the book I read it with a digital device in hand so that I could look up the images of the work that Clare Hunter describes It was very easy to find examples of the works and I enjoyed the book even because I was able to see themThis book has made me think much deeply about what I love about embroidery and how I could use it creatively and with a informed approach I am now looking forward to picking up my embroidery tools again after many years of them being neglected I am wondering what types of things I could make and how I might engage others in this imaginative and tactile form of creative expression Very highly recommended

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Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Read & Download ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Clare Hunter Ý 9 characters Read & Download È E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ý Clare Hunter A history of sewing and embroidery told through the stories of the men and women over centuries and across continents who have used the language of sewing to make their voices heard even in the most desperate of circumstancesFrom the political storytelling of the Bayeux tapestry's ano. Textile artist and curator Clare Hunter travels through the centuries and across continents uncovering the lives of women and men who have used sewing and embroidery to tell their stories sometimes in the most unlikely and hardest of circumstancesFrom the political storytelling of the Bayeux tapestry s anonymous embroiderers to the POWs who memorialized their lives in the harshest of conditions during WWII to the marches celebrating one hundred year s of women s suffrage in 2018 this is a treasure trove of book Clare Hunters reveals how sewing and embroidery are as much about identity politics and memory as they are about craft and art Threads of Life is also peppered throughout with moments from Clare s own life as a textile artist for instance her first adventures with needle and thread or the discovery of a beautifully worked patchwork uilt in an aunt s attic decades later Listeners will delight in this celebration of sewing as an intimate and powerful medium for telling storiesRead by Siobhan RedmondAbridged by Julian WilkinsonProduced by Elizabeth Allard


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    PDF/EPUB Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Textile artist and curator Clare Hunter travels through the centuries and across continents uncovering the lives of women and men who have used sewing and embroidery to tell their stories sometimes in the most unlikely and hardest of

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    Read Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle PDF/EPUB Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle Read & Download È E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ý Clare Hunter From BBC radio 4 Book of the weekTextile artist and curator Clare Hunter travels through the centuries and acro

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    Read & Download È E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ý Clare Hunter Clare Hunter Ý 9 characters PDF/EPUB Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle I can’t sew and I’ve never tried embroidery so in many ways I’m possibly not the target audience for this book However that didn’t matter as it was amazing Hunter looks at sewing through history cultures heritage and skill She looks at it not just as an art form but also it’s importance in protesting identity co

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  • Hardcover
  • 352
  • Threads of Life A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle
  • Clare Hunter
  • English
  • 08 May 2020
  • 9781473687912