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The needlework of Kagoshima City’s Nui Project

SHOBU, Fascinated by the creative attitude overflowing sensibility of people with disabilities in school solar Iris Society social welfare corporation is engaged in creative activities focusing on contemporary art, music, crafts and art The needlework of Kagoshima City’s Nui Project, an … Continue reading

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Paint By Numbers and Muy Marcottage.

  The artist Carine Légeret is modelling “Paint By Numbers,” a Muy Marcottage dress. This dress was made from secondhand clothing found at the San Lorenzo outdoor market in Rome. The top part was a boring white summer dress that … Continue reading

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The House of Mirth

More MUY MARCOTTAGE: While sewing on this dress, for some unknown reason, I thought about Lily Bart. Many years ago, I accompanied my daughter to Aix-in-Provence for a language course.  My reading companion was Edith Wharton’s THE HOUSE OF MIRTH.  … Continue reading

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Threads, threads, threads…

My friend, Janet, recently sent me the link to THREADBARE, «an evolving collaboration between two clotheshorse academics to discuss the politics, aesthetics, histories, theories, cultures and subcultures that go by the names “fashion” and “beauty”». Related:  pop-up clinic + Shirtwaists … Continue reading

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