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More embroidered poetry and Emily Dickinson

Originally posted on A poem for every day:
“Why do I love” You, Sir? Because— The Wind does not require the Grass To answer—Wherefore when He pass She cannot keep Her place. Because He knows—and Do not You— And We…

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Schizophrenia embroidery at The Glore Psychiatric Museum

Schizophrenia embroidery….the need to express oneself comes out in so many ways!   at the Gore Psychiatric Museum there is a psychological striptease in the form of an embroidery…read the post below for more info

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Ancient weavings and Chancay dolls

Originally posted on Weefsels van jeannine:
  I have found a picture of Chancay dolls in a book , motieven uit Peru from Margrit Reij(1975). It says the dolls are found near the village of Chancay;the frame is made of…

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Yo yo, yoyos and yo-yos

Yo-yo quilt (vintage) via Yo-Yo Pillow + Going Yo-Yo + Fabric yo-yos are fun and super easy to make! + YO-YO QUILT AND FLOWERS + Yo Yo quilt. Calamity Kim’s yoyoS Product Review: Yo-Yo Maker + Laws of Physics and … Continue reading

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Zapatistas and embroidery as a form of protest

This post is dedicated to my son who travelled extensively in Chiapas. Although some of his experiences brought knots to my stomach, many were quite charming. Chiapas, Mexico’s southernmost state, is the territory of the Zapatistas, an indigenous insurgent movement … Continue reading

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