Tag Archives: Hands

Joie de faire

pot and poster, studio los ojos Like a bowerbird*, I use junk to decorate my home. But junk that’s been joyfully transformed with some abracadabras. The hands are like magic wands that can transform ugly ducklings into swans. Making things … Continue reading

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Daisy Zamora, Caresses and Rings

On Paros, I read alot more fiction than I do while in Rome.  Luckily, my friend Connie has tons of books and has no problems lending them to me.  The other day, she suggested I tried reading some poetry, too.  … Continue reading

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The Case For Working With Your Hands

Getting ready to go to Paros for the summer means deciding what books to take. Considering the weight limits airlines allow for luggage, decision making is often a dilemma. One book that crossed the finishline is  THE CASE FOR WORKING … Continue reading

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IN PRAISE OF HANDS: Knit yourself well.

Handmade brain by Momou crochet This blog, now in it’s 10th year, has given me the opportunity of meeting some incredible people, all with a story to share. One such person is Diane Stavros of ^. .^ make & cheer ^-.-^. … Continue reading

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Extend your hands with Needles and Pins and huipiles

While re-organizing a bookcase, I came across an old copy of SELVEDGE magazine. Of interest was the review of “Needles and Pins: Textiles and Tools” exhibition (Santa Fe’s Museum of International Folk Art). What struck me about the article was the … Continue reading

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