Tag Archives: Handiwork as meditation

Why not make something?

So why not make something? Handwork is a form of meditation.  The focused attention keeps your mind from getting caught in the labyrinth of thought. related:  Why crafting is good for mental health + What is Entropy?…”Systems can only maintain organization … Continue reading

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Marisa Ramirez and her Soft Jewellery.

Recently, I discovered the delightful work of Marisa Ramirez.  It is so happy and playful that I asked Marisa if she would write something about herself and her work for my blog. Fortunately,  Marisa accepted but she writes in Spanish … Continue reading

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Tittin Rinde, re-adornment and fabric charms

ART FOR HOUSEWIVES has provided me the opportunity to come in contact with many interesting,  animated and exciting people.  One such person is my Blog Buddy,  Tittin Rinde.  We met via our blogs, hers  being BACKTRACKING SLOWLY. Tittin is a … Continue reading

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Doilies and Huipiles

 Doiley Bags for Produce Tutorial….. There are various outdoor markets here in Rome that sell second hand clothing and, if one is lucky, also sell second-hand linens including doilies or, as they’re called in Italian, “centrini” (“small centers” probably because … Continue reading

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