‘In response to the rampant misogyny of the Internet, feminists are putting “misandry” on shirts, hats and jewelry.’
Category Archives: Craft on the interweb
I love a good Google doodle, and today’ tribute to costume designer Edith Head is marvellous.
I told the guys at Culture Label what I think makes a design classic. So did Olivia Solon of wired.co.uk, the guys at Decorum and freelance design journalist Luke Tebbett.
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.
“One of his greatest hits was Crosstown Traffic, but perhaps the Jimi Hendrix’s track should be renamed ‘Cross-stitch Traffic’ after what happened to the guitar maestro’s statue at Dimbola, Freshwater,” says the Isle of Wight County Press.
I came across this piece in the New Yorker, which was published last August, last week. If you (like me) think rather a lot of stuff people make is too kitsch/cute/whatevs, it;s well worth a read.
I’m fascinated by this sentence: “Craft used to mean something, and it would never have been made with Mod Podge.”
The company known for fancy trainers has just launched an app for makers.
It’s not as mental as it sound.
The new app, Making, shows makers how eco-friendly the materials you want to use are. Wanna make with silk? Or cotton? It’ll show you how much water is used in the production, what chemicals etc, and compare it to other comparable fabrics. Pretty ace, huh?