Category Archives: Craft + music

The sewing machines that make music.

The sewing machine orchestra

Why oh why did I miss this?

“A Canadian composer is set to conduct an ‘orchestra’ of sewing machines for a special performance in Londonderry. Martin Messier will take to the stage in a former shirt factory, accompanied by eight sewing machines, as part of the UK City of Culture celebrations.”

I wanna play.



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Daft Punk get crafted

Daft Punk get crafted

Buy your own Daft Punk helmet from Etsy. It’s under 350 quid! (via

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June 2, 2013 · 3:00 pm

Tonight I saw a Gabby Young and Other Animals gig.

She was glorious. It was on a boat overlooking Big Ben, which was brilliant. And at every gig she has a haberdashery. It’s name? The Gabberdashery, of course.

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