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Enjambment and Janet Cooper

Janet Cooper is a friend and one of my favorite artists. She also owns the Muy Marcottage dress “Enjambment” and gave me a thrill by having herself photographed in the dress in various situations.  Scroll below to see some of … 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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“Frequencies” and Muy Marcottage.

This dress is named “FreQuencies.” Before being wrapped with strips of red & white checkered fabric, it was a voluminous purple dress.  The variations of the checks remind me of variations in brain wave frequencies. “Brain waves have been grouped … Continue reading

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Happy

«The mind can deliberately change the way it sees things» – Colin Wilson – This summer I made many Muy Marcottage dresses.  Well, actually  many were  “almost done” but just needed to be finished.  So, surrounded by plants, I spent many … Continue reading

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Transition: from here to there

Without any warning whatsoever, the platform I previously used for my blog, Splinder, just shut down. In addition, it’s impossible for me to log in and recover data.  What a pity!  I’ve been using Splinder for more than 8 years … Continue reading

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