Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Metapicture

Can functional objects be meta objects?

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Flicker

Do you flicker?

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Look Who’s Coming Back

I am so excited to hear that Jared Flood  of Brooklyn Tweed will be moving back to the West Coast. http://www.oregonlive.com/knitting/index.ssf/2015/04/yarn_company_brooklyn_tweed_mo.html

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Wire and Beads

I finally “threw caution to the wind” grabbed a spool of 28 ga. Artistic Wire, an interesting collection of beads, and began randomly stringing 450+ beads.   The stringing happened over a few days, in between sewing a skirt from my pattern … Continue reading

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Ikat

My favorite fabric store in Berkeley, CA, Stonemountain and Daughter posted an interesting idea about sewing with Ikat fabric   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikat. I’ll be trekking up to the East Bay next week and can’t wait to stop by and check it out! … Continue reading

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Never Enough Sea Glass

I’ve always called the glass I find at the beach “sea glass.”  On occasion, acquaintances have referred to “beach glass.”  I didn’t know there is a difference between sea glass and beach glass. Sea glass comes from salt water and … Continue reading

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Women and Crafts

This morning, I came across this interesting BBC radio program Women’s Hour discussing the economic impact  women and crafting have on their economy.  I’m looking forward to listening to other women discuss their experiences. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05plght

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