August 2010 Blog Posts (12)

Of2Worlds / TheLostDreamMachine

Combining two worlds; Two passions.



Already as a child I was interested in science-fiction and fantasy. "Voyage to the middle of the earth", "20.000 miles under the sea" and many other books of Jules Verne were my

favourite literature.

The movie "Metropolis" of Fritz Lang…

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Added by marcus marguillier on August 30, 2010 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

2 More Landscape Cuffs

Just completed a custom order for a large (8") cuff bracelet - Meadow and Desert looking good together!

Added by Deborrah Daher on August 29, 2010 at 10:31am — No Comments

New issue of Journal of Modern Craft - Does Craft Want to be Free?

To coincide with the release of JMC 3.2, the online version of the journal has a focus on creative commons for craft.



Traditionally, craft evolved in guilds that limit access to technical knowledge and controlled prices. Today there is talk of

‘digital guilds’ that use open platforms to freely share information.

Yet, the modern design industry depends on the notion of intellectual

property to encourage investment in innovation. How do current systems

like Creative… Continue

Added by Kevin Murray on August 29, 2010 at 1:16am — No Comments

Woman's Best Ornament from Godey's Lady's Book

GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK

Philadelphia, February 1850

WOMAN'S BEST ORNAMENT

BY REV. B. P. ROGERS.

LET me urge upon my female readers, especially those who are in youth, the importance of taking loftier and better views of life than those taught by the vain world. It is…

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Added by Rickson on August 26, 2010 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Beautiful Buds and Blooms...

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Added by Linda Dacey on August 23, 2010 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Drawn to Develop

I am entering a new world. The world of drawings and screen printing.

I'd love your thoughts on how these could be applied to products.…

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Added by Rickson on August 18, 2010 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

Indie Craft Parade



September 10-11 at the Huguenot Mill in Greenville,SC



Friday 6pm - 9pm

Saturday 9am - 5 pm





The Indie Craft Parade is a juried art market, catering to…

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Added by Ashley Buchanan on August 16, 2010 at 10:23am — No Comments

Flower Brooches are a great way to update your wardrobe. These flowers will never wilt.

Flower Brooches are a greating better all the time. More dramatic, more iconic use of materials. View the collection on Crafthaus photos, or view the entire collection on Facebook or Flickr. No time like the present! Be my friend.

Everyone… Continue

Added by Harriete Estel Berman on August 15, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Job Opportunity at Lark Crafts: Editorial Director

Exceptional opportunity at Lark Crafts:

Editorial Director

Position located in Asheville, NC



Lark Crafts is an imprint of Sterling Publishing Inc., which is a division

of Barnes & Noble. Attached is the job description for the Editorial

Director position, with appropriate HR contact information included.



The ideal candidate will be…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 13, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Adventures in Jewellery

...Getting excited about the Bath Exhibition.... I have enjoyed making again- need more....more more!…

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Added by Tamsin Leighton-Boyce on August 10, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Alright all. I hate doing these tag-a-thons, but I want some help from my friends. I plan on having an official launch of my online store Dystopiautopia.com in September, but I need some more product…

Alright all. I hate doing these tag-a-thons, but I want some help from my friends.



I plan on having an official launch of my online store Dystopiautopia.com in September, but I need some more products. Now, the focus of the site is The Look and Sound of the Underground. Essentially, it's what Hot Topic was sipposed to be, but better. I need some more artists that want to sell on the site. Here's what I'm looking for:



Bands

I need some bands to…

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Added by John Harris on August 10, 2010 at 2:03am — No Comments

Artist Statement

The theme behind my work is to create a “city in the…

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Added by Ningrui Zhou on August 1, 2010 at 6:25pm — No Comments

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Rule the World!

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RULE THE WORLD

Friends of Carlotta Gallery, Zuerich, Switzerland

What are the adornments of dictators, despots, and the plain delusional? What do they need in order to let their real personalities shine through? What tools do tyrants have to show that they are in charge? See for yourself!

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Grandpa Wooley

"LOOK", Brooch
Internet photocopy of Gerard Depardieu and Vladimir Putin,
Plexiglas, fabric, imitation leather, yarn, wood, silver brooch

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