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Coding Resistance (or: How WWII prisoner stays sane with needlework)

Hi, all! I just stumbled upon this great article about a British soldier in a Nazi prisoner camp during World War II! The soldier, Major Alexis Casdagli, used embroidery to while away his time in captivity. Since Nazi guards watched … Continue reading

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Celebrating More Old Threads

Hi, all! Just wanted to send New York’s Textile Month out with a bang. Today at lunch time we’re having the second session of our Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Register, stop by, come and write something that will get used by millions! … Continue reading

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