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Textile artist Els van Baarle died this month and it is a fitting time to reflect on her work. She took the textile art tradition of batik which is over 2,000 years old and brought it forward to the modern day.

Having studied batik for over 30 years, Els merged batik traditions with modern-day themes in remarkable ways.
Learn from a master how to combine past and present through wax and stitch. has new live stream and podcast episodes about unusual bookshops and other related topics

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