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Based on the Craft Yarn Council’s guidelines, here is a handy cheat sheet to print, bookmark, share or like :) It tells you everything you need to know about the standardized yarn weight syst…

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Chatsworth House Collection perfume burner The makers mark is that of Philip Rollos who was a talented French Huguenot refugee. Rollos was known to have been in England in 1691 but did not become a Freeman of the Goldsmiths' Company until 1697

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The Bosna Quilt Workshop was founded and carried out in the Caritas Refugee Home Galina, Vorarlberg, Austria in 1993. The quilts, which were designed by the Austrian painter Lucia Feinig-Giesinger, are thin covers imaginatively stitched and seamed by talented Bosnian women.

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A member of the “mosquito team” installs a mosquito trap inside a shelter in Nduta camp, Tanzania. This will help identify the type of mosquitoes transmitting malaria in the camp. A critical situation is unfolding for hundreds of thousands of refugees in Tanzania, with camps now at full capacity. Fleeing the crisis in Burundi, the rate of refugee arrivals has increased almost five-fold in the last four months of 2016. #MSF #DoctorsWithoutBorders #Tanzania #Burundicrisis #refugees #malaria…

Varian Fry. American journalist, posted in France, who helped 2000-4000 anti-Nazi and Jewish refugees to escape Nazi Germany and the holocaust.

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