Historic American Coverlets

On my recent trip to the United States I discovered a part of the history of American textiles previously not known to me – historic American coverlets. My dear friend Nancy Hudson, senior pastor at Oasis of Love Church in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, took me to Bedford. Bedford was founded in 1758 and its beauty and… Read More →

Ghanaian Textiles

Leaving for Ghana and knowing that my trip was going to be short, I decided that the main focus  should be on Ghanaian textiles. Just because textiles brought me there. My first meeting with Ghanaian textiles was when my friend Nancy shipped a set of fabrics for quilts. Then I researched Ghanaian textiles and now… Read More →

Old and New Ghana

Oasis International Training Centre in Ghana is located in Prampram, that used to be just a small village 44 km east from the capital Accra, now it is a part of Greater Accra region. It is developing fast and now it is a small town, not a village anymore. New beautiful houses are growing up… Read More →

Trip to Ghana

I am back from Ghana! Very unexpected and amazing trip. The most amazing thing was that my quilts took me there and allowed me to meet wonderful people quietly doing their job, dive deeply into the world of Ghanaian textiles and other crafts, see the REAL, not tourist’s Ghana, and meet sweet young people, the… Read More →

Mana Latvija

Even I live in Lithuania, I am a member of Latvian Quilt Association. Today I took  a quick drive to Bauska, Latvia. On November 18th of this year Latvia celebrated 100 years of independence. For this occasion our association opened an exhibition of quilts at Bauska local history and art museum The exhibition is called… Read More →