Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Future of Commercial Needlepoint Workshops in China

Here's a bit about the Shanghai Yangjing Woolen Embroidery Workshop, which is facing a grim future.  Innovation appears to be their only hope but it doesn't sound likely to me.
http://www.sixthtone.com/news/1000257/without-young-embroiderers%2C-artisanal-crafts-future-remains-frayed 

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2 comments:

  1. Wow. Thanks for posting this Jane. Very interesting and sad. I'd never heard of this and now it is dying!

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  2. It does sound sad, although all tent stitched pieces are not in great demand—except by those who love stitching this sort of thing themselves.

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