the Velvet Highway READ TEXTILES: like books they can show you a larger world of Craft Design and Art right in front of you

a home for Canadian textile and fibre arts and writing coordinated by joe lewis

fibreQUARTERLY is Re-Branding itself as fibre OCCASIONALLY 

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Explore Canadian Textile and Fibre Arts and Craft History, yesterday, today and tomorrow, if it's spun, woven, printed or just quickly stitched up, we try to give it voice. 




Haute Couture Collection / Spring Summer 2011 - Dior by John Galliano. Commissioned by the ROM thanks to the generous support of the Louise Hawley Stone Charitable Trust. BIG TIME: took 500 hours to make; BIG SIZE: 175 meters of cloth; BIG EVENT: Last and most technically challenging collection by John Galliano for Christian Dior. photo: Joe Lewis


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You can find the writing and art of Joe Lewis elsewhere on the web

design for jacquard woven cloth  joe lewis 2006

joe lewis / weaver writer artist       

   annotated CV  

   samples of published prose 

   joelewis Jacquard Gallery

   joelewis Writer and Weaver blog 

design for a damask napkin 2012 

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