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16 Feb 2010

Brother Amos, redeux

As you may have noticed, I have been paying rather a lot of attention these days to the design of things. The new website is the most visible of the design projects, but there are many others happening quietly behind the scenes. I suppose it began with the design of the Driving Miss Daisy gloves,…

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02 Sep 2009

How to wear a shawl

httpv:// Loads of nice ideas for draping, folding, and wearing great swathes of lace.

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21 Aug 2009

No sheep were harmed in the making of this wedding dress.

Louise Fairburn, an award-winning breeder of rare Lincoln Longwool sheep, used the fleece from her very own flock to create her gorgeous and unique wedding dress. The accompanying article states the dress was created by a spinner and a dressmaker, and took 67 hours to make.

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10 Aug 2009

Knit like the wind!

A student at the Royal College of Art, Merel Karhoff, brings attention to the free energy source all around us in her final RCA show. Karhoffs installation makes wind energy visible by attaching paper windmills to unlikely surfaces – trees, architectural columns, and even the human body, via her pinwheel brooches. The highlight of her…

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