The secret history of needlework, one strand at a time

The secret history of needlework, one strand at a time
Clare Hunter: her new book is a reminder of the power of needle and thread Pic: Kirsty Anderson

In Threads of Life, Clare Hunter – a distinguished textile artist – explores the many ways in which women (and some men) have expressed themselves through sewing in general, and embroidery and appliqué in particular

HISTORY: Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle, By Clare Hunter, Sceptre, €23

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