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Old September 2nd 15, 12:05 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Jack Campin[_2_]
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I doubt this stuff is ever going to feature in a quilt, but it's
the most remarkable story about a textile craft I've read in a
long time:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33691781

I like the way it is not a commodity. A lot us treat our quilts
the same.

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Old September 3rd 15, 10:12 AM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
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Default "sea silk", aka byssus from Sardinia

Thanks, Jack--
Completely new to me, too.
Nann
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Old September 4th 15, 01:55 PM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
Bobbie Sews More
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"Jack Campin" wrote in message
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I doubt this stuff is ever going to feature in a quilt, but it's
the most remarkable story about a textile craft I've read in a
long time:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33691781

I like the way it is not a commodity. A lot us treat our quilts
the same.

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e m a i l : j a c k @ c a m p i n . m e . u
k
Jack Campin, 11 Third Street, Newtongrange, Midlothian EH22 4PU,
Scotland
mobile 07800 739 557 http://www.campin.me.uk Twitter: Jack
Campi

Thanks for sharing this wonderful unusual story about this cloth!
Barbara in SC


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Old September 8th 15, 03:25 AM posted to rec.crafts.textiles.quilting
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Default "sea silk", aka byssus from Sardinia

On Wednesday, 2 September 2015 21:05:24 UTC+10, Jack Campin wrote:
I doubt this stuff is ever going to feature in a quilt, but it's
the most remarkable story about a textile craft I've read in a
long time:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-33691781

I like the way it is not a commodity. A lot us treat our quilts
the same.

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e m a i l : j a c k @ c a m p i n . m e . u k
Jack Campin, 11 Third Street, Newtongrange, Midlothian EH22 4PU, Scotland
mobile 07800 739 557 http://www.campin.me.uk Twitter: JackCampin


Thanks Jack, a beautiful story
Dee in Oz
 




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