July 2015 Blog Posts (13)

Nathan Prouty: Ceramicist/Stand-up comedian who doesn't want the attention

Sammiches: Kyle & His Dagwood, Black & White Giclée Print with color acetate overlay, Commission for Star Gods Press

I am overwhelmed.

The incessant input of stimulation - ideas,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 28, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Summer Holidays

Michael On The Beach



Such a lot going on and I've not posted again for two weeks. SO, since my last post, summer has been an intermittent affair of hot sun and cold rain and the last week or so, the weather has turned decidedly cool. On one of those cool…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 25, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

Crafthaus featured in American Craft Magazine - Aug/Sep 2015 Community Issue

Congrats to Crafthaus :) 2 page spread. Page 20/21!

Hope all you members are happy!…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — 8 Comments

Exciting New Workshops at SCC in Pittsburgh

Lynn Batchelder: Steel Jewelry Fabrication
This course will cover the basics of working and soldering with mild steel wire and sheet metal on a jewelry scale. We…
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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Adaptable Sofa - Emanuele Magini

The Sosia sofa, a free-formable, adaptable piece by Milan-based designer Emanuele…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 16, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Standing Tall: The Curious History Of Men In Heels

© Photo: Ron Wood, courtesy of the Bata Shoe Museum (Toronto).

Italian, Ferradini, 1972-1975. Worn by Elton John

"This stage-worn shoe features a heel reaching seven-and-a-half inches in height. In the 1970s, men…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 15, 2015 at 8:12am — No Comments

What is Luxury? A V&A and Crafts Council Exhibition

25 April – 27 September 2015

A V&A and Crafts Council Exhibition

What is Luxury? interrogates how luxury is made and understood. Luxury has…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 14, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Summer School of Making for Professionals, Graduates, Students and PhD-Students

In 2015 you can be part of the Summer School of Making of Howest University College and BUDA::lab in Belgium.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Karyl Sisson - Sewing Notions

Purseverance (#8), 2001, Deconstructed vintage handbag and wire, 3 1/4" x 5 1/2" x 3 3/4"

Photo - Susan Einstein

Artist Statement:…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Money Transfer Services and Best of Britannia

I have recently had cause to find a serious alternative to cross-border money exchanges since my spat with PayPal last summer which has left me relying on other methods to take payments for work. Google Wallet will only work within the country in which you are resident; a couple of other transfer services wouldn't identify my bank correctly; direct bank-to-bank transfers are costly if you are…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 11, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Less than 24 Hours left to support our Kickstarter Campaign for JUNK: rubbish to gold

I must say, this is one of my favourite photos of our project so far!!

We are so very very delighted that we have managed to raise 105% of our target funds for our JUNK: rubbish to gold project. To date we have had 60 people pledge donations and our videos have been viewed by over 460 people. But there is still time to be part of it all! There is still just over 23 hours left to pledge your support, and to get an amazing book, wonderful jewellery and many other…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on July 10, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

RIP: The House of Falling Furniture

"Defenestration" was an original, local landmark in San Francisco, CA between 1997 and 2013. The artist behind the work is Brian Goggin.



The…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 7, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Ten days left for the 'JUNK: rubbish to gold' Kickstarter Campaign and we still need your help!

One of the things we are most proud about with JUNK: rubbish to gold is all the connections we have made with all our various partners.

We have partnered with ten Charities based in the UK and Ireland, who in return for all of their JUNK jewellery for our…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on July 6, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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