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Bigger thinking about fashion

Sewing at Babette

Even if it’s not your thing, “fashion” is fascinating. Think of it less about the hype or the eye candy or the details (what’s in what’s out). Consider it as a lens through which to examine aspects of our culture … Continue reading

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Virtues of Craft: The Impact of Artisans With Vision

By Kyle Studstill.   There is a blog called But Does It Float that has been running for about 5 or 6 years. In each post, one of three curators simply pairs images from online archives of visual art with a poetic … Continue reading

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Virtues of Craft: Getting Beyond Balance

By Kyle Studstill. A few months ago, I found myself thinking a lot about the idea of balance and the various ways that we have come to think about it. I was intrigued by this idea because the word “balance” … Continue reading

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Virtues of Craft: The Diligent Artisan

By Kyle Studstill. Diligence is perhaps one of the most powerful tools in an artisan’s toolbox, but it can be too easily confused with the notion of simply following rules. I make scarves, and as part of my process, I … Continue reading

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