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Stitching in the park
May 19, 2017

Every summer, Bookworm privileges working with needle and thread as a way to keep the craft alive but also to collaborate around stitching. In the past, Bookworm has initiated ‘godri’ – quilts as a collaborative initiative as well as collaborative story panels – using motifs hand stitched by various people around memory and story. Bookworm […]

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SEVEN STITCHERS in the PARK SEVEN QUILTERS until dark SEVEN SEVEN squares were sown SEVEN STITCHES and more grown EVERY Wednesday, we are sewing Needle and thread and happiness flowing Discover the stories that can be stitched together as we explore quilts and other illustrative narratives in cloth and begin to stitch our own little […]

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My stitching story
September 28, 2015

Written by Deepali One fine  summer evening as we wrapped up our stitching in the park in Panjim garden​ day,  I met Eleanor Veigas, a textile artist who is now based in South Goa. Eleanor shared the Banyan Tree Stitching project which was begun with Bookworm around 1. 5 years ago and now led by […]

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Corporation of The City of Panaji (CCP) in association with Bookworm concluded a summer of Thread Narratives at Garcia de Orta garden on 27th May 2015 at 5 PM.  Bookworm’s summer Thread Narrative project this year was to gather a community under a common banner, or should I say quilt. Every Wednesday for the last […]

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Stitching Stories…
May 30, 2015

Written by Barkha We recently began an initiative to bring people from all around Goa to pursue and explore the joy of stitching together called ‘Stitching in the Park’. Scheduled for Wednesday evenings at Garcia de Orta, it is aimed at creating quilts together as we share and listen to stories about stitching and sewing. […]

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Thread Narratives
April 6, 2015

Thread Narratives Stitching in the parkA Bookworm Initiative Discover the stories that can be stitched together as we explore quilts and other illustrative narratives in cloth and begin to stitch our own little projects this summer. Open to young and old, needle, thread and recycled cloth will be available. Let’s stitch ourselves together, every Wednesday […]

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When life gives you scraps…stitch!
April 30, 2015

The Bard is going to tell a rhyme,Of some happy, carefree stitching time! 13 ladies (& Niju) met in the park,With thread on fabric to leave a mark. On the bandstand we all happily sat;surrounded by coloured thread (& scissors & cloth) on a mat! The needles they went up & down;as stories were shared […]