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Amazing hand embroidered wall hanging by the craftswomen at Mielie in Cape Town

Amazing hand embroidered wall hanging by the craftswomen at Mielie in Cape Town, Africa.

An interview and studio visit with Sydney-based textile and embroidery artist Liz Payne. Photo: Lisa Tilse for We Are Scout.

An interview and studio visit with Sydney-based textile and embroidery artist Liz Payne. Photo: Lisa Tilse for We Are Scout. i like how she is holding her work in a frame

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. “I love finishing and binding my rugs.” I hear many rug hookers say that they put off this step, because they don’t like to do it. But doing a nice finish on your rug or wall hanging is so important to the overall look of the piece. And it means that it’s finished! I must admit that I wasn’t completely in love with my Sunflowers for Sarah rug until I had hooked the border and chosen the color of wool yarn for the binding. I now can say th...

I like to baste the linen over the clothesline before whipping with yarn.