Questions tagged [folk-art]

Folk art refers to stitching, pottery, paintings and other creative expressions done within families and communities. These artifacts are created to commemorate special events in life, such as birth, marriage, and one's passing.

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What is it really about poems? [migrated]

I write poems sometimes and I'm not establishing myself as a poet..there is a question in my mind about it. When i wrote my first poem, i was very excited about it and proud and shared it among all my ...
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Necessity of Pre-Washing Fabric to Create Folk-Art Shawl

I hear lot about the importance of pre-washing fabric before making a dress to get the shrinking out of it. But what if you want to make a stole, i.e. sew a border, embroider (in my case, I wish to ...
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Can One Use Nylon Thread to Embroider on Chiffon

I wish to embroider my own stole by hand. A Phulkari to be exact. Plan to purchase 2 yards of chiffon fabric. Nylon thread seems thick and shiny. Would nylon thread embroidery work on chiffon? ...