Category Archives: Research

Hyponotising crochet hand movements

Speeding up my crochet technique I’ve been crocheting for about 12 years now. Until recently, I had a really ham – fisted technique. I would hold the hook in my fist like a toothbrush, which led to a split second … Continue reading

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Vintage Erotica

Unusual ladies of vintage photography. Strange, out-of-context pictures from vintage erotica magazines. Continue reading

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Advertising selection in vintage erotica

Advertising in the adult magazines of yesterday. Cigarettes, invisible inflation, whiskey, cowboys and wooing. Continue reading

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Paste-up, découpage or papier mâché glue

How to make paper glue out of flour for découpage, papier mâché or street art paste-ups. Continue reading

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Crochet leather sole soft boots, crocodile stitch tops

Crochet leather sole soft boots I have recently completed a pair of crocheted, leather soled soft boots to wear around the house. I created a pattern for them as I was working, and there is definitely quite a lot of … Continue reading

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Nooooo! A very painful thing just happened

Noooooo! A very painful thing happened to me the other day… My thumbnail just snapped right off. I use that thumb so much! Sewing has ground to a halt (sadly, I am only proficient in hand sewing).

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Making artworks and being creative without a studio

Making artworks, being creative without a studio …can be difficult. And I won’t lie, I am at complete odds with myself a lot of the time since I have started traveling. Where are my pencils, where are my bolts of cloth and … Continue reading

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