Skye Morrison is a Canadian educator, researcher and designer with a life-long interest in traditional crafts, working with Ayush and Geetanjali Kasliwal for ten years. She received her PhD in Folklore from U-of-Pennsylvania (1991), her MA in Design from Cornell University (1976) and her Diploma in Design (Textiles) from Sheridan College, Canada (1972), where she taught for 25 years. Her love affair with India began in 1992 at NID, Ahmedabad. She has been a visiting faculty at MICA, CEPT University, PEARL Academy and NIFT and IICD. Publications include: “Stitching Women’s Lives: Sujuni and Khatwa from Bihar (1999), “Strings of a Timeless Tradition” and the film “Keepers of Flight” (2004) about Kites, “Thread has a Life of its Own, Aboriginal Women’s Stitched Stories.” (2004), a chapter for “Threads and Voices” Marg Magazine, edited by Laila Tyabji (2007), and, with Jay Thakar, of “Matra: Ways of Measuring Vernacular Built form of Himachal Pradesh” (2009) an award-winning study of Indian Vernacular Architecture.