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Melissa Fleis: Crafting Black Magic

Melissa's necklace

By Natalie Powell. An antique rifle hangs over the fireplace; leather swatches and a skull candle lie on the kitchen table; bright white walls set off black kitchen accents and a red tea kettle; black fabric hangs on a dress-form … Continue reading

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Noticed: Scarves by Horiyoshi III

Horiyoshi III Scarf

by Regina Connell. Scarves are funny things. You like the pattern or the weave. You buy one. You put one on, but for the most part, the detail you fell in love with is hidden. So you can experiment a little, … Continue reading

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Noticed: 100 Acts of Sewing by Sonya Philip


By Kathryn Clark. Make your own clothes? Come on, it’s not that hard. Sonya Philip took a dress pattern class last January and had an epiphany: she could combine the making of her own clothing with a broader message about … Continue reading

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Inspired: Origami

Sipho Mabona koi pond

by Nicole Bemboom. We love to see modern work not only inspired by, but building on, traditional arts. Sipho Mabona’s koi are skillfully made within the traditional parameters, using only one uncut square of paper each. But through composition and … Continue reading

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