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KnitAlong with Fee n me

July 10, 2012

This is just a quick update. The technoevangelist, Fee Plumley, is running a Pozible campaign to fund her Really Big Roadrip bus. Fee wants to be able to buy a bus and deck it out with all sorts of awesome technology and then tour Australia sharing digital culture, working with artists, collaborating on all sorts …

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Gilding a City near you…

January 17, 2012

I’m really thrilled about the interest that Gilding the City is getting. To date since it’s launch (on the 2nd of Jan 2012) I’ve sent off around 20 pieces to cities around the world. So far they’ve gone to:   UK: Brighton Birmingham London West Sussex USA: Cohutta, Georgia Portland, Oregon Seattle, Washington EUROPE: Paris, …

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ebay, craft and exhibitions

October 2, 2009

I’ve just put a copy of the Gentle Arts book up on ebay! I found it today in a dusty old shop that hardly anyone frequents, and I couldn’t just let it sit there. Go HERE to check it out. If you’re into the history of craft, and the history of Australian craft, you should …

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This is the most beautiful thing I have seen in a long time

October 1, 2009

It’s a russian visual story about a man that falls in love with the moon and spends his life with her. How spectacular is that? Found via Art Decadence blog, original post here

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I am in love with both of these artists

September 7, 2009

I was thinking about things I could do with my classes today, and I remembered somewhere on Craftster (I think) a girl was translating her childhood drawings into dolls. They looked incredible! So I decided to find some children’s drawings on the net so I could start thinking about doing it as well. I discovered …

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Gosh, a winner

August 11, 2009

Last week Cate from the wonderful Polka Dot Rabbit had a give away on her blog to win these ace embroidered kitten mittens. I entered it, and won! How nice is that? They arrived today in the mail, with gift card and the cutest little badge out of retro looking material. Such a wonderfully warming …

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More purchases from the heart of the economy

May 12, 2009

The other day I was on Redbubble and found a recently submitted photograph to a group I’m a member of. It was a card of this beautiful needle felted artwork: Something about the farmer and the sun and the garden spoke to my heart. And I loved the fact that there was a real spade …

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busy knittin’ up a storm

March 10, 2009

I know people flock to Ravelry, and I have considered it, but my understanding is that you log in and list all your wool and all the patterns you want to knit. My problem is that I don’t work that way. I have 6 clear plastic tubs of wool and yarn organised according to colour, …

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Such a crafty sunday!

February 22, 2009

What a lovely Sunday it was. I went to breakfast at a great cafe in Carlton, then went home and decided it was high time I finished a bunch of things off that have been kicking around for a while. So I first went to my mending pile, fixed two pairs of pants and two …

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Is there nothing knitters can’t do? Part 2

January 12, 2009

So I firstly stumbled across this image when I was searching for mummies. As in the monsters. As in The Curse Of… and other such classic movies, let alone Brendan Fraser in between his Encino Man and Scrubs period. So no, I have no idea how this one came up, but I’m glad it did. …

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