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Beads of Sweat - hand-beading and sequin work

I love the way heavily-beaded gowns look. The texture, the way the weight changes the way a garment moves, the sheen, the sparkle.

Every time I post an example or run across another one I always ask myself the same questions: How was it done and how many hours of labor went into it? 293 more words

Sewing

Fluorescent Lichens: Dazzling Creatures of Light

One of the great things about traveling in far northern Ontario this July was the fact that our multi-disciplinary botany team included a lichenologist.

It was great because lichens are amazing, because lichen experts are very rare, and because there’s so much left to learn in lichenology that every lichen outing seems to result in spectacular discoveries. 743 more words

Fieldwork

Why the bond market is liquid enough

The Financial Post takes a weekly look at the tools and strategies that will help make your investment decisions. This week: Liquidity and the bond market. 452 more words

Investing

10 must have utensils for bakers

Alice Medrich, writer of Seriously Bitter Sweettells FOOD52 the 10 most important items in her kitchen, and why they matter.

I like to think I am flexible and easygoing about most things. 497 more words

Feature

Tools of the Trade: .NET DEMON

I’ve been using RedGate’s .NET DEMON for a couple of years and find it to be one of those simple but very useful utilities.

What it does… 217 more words

Code

TGSC

One of the most useful tools out there for a perfumer in training is a website called The Good Scents Company. This site should become the perfumer apprentices’ best friend. 140 more words

Learning

The Book Boyfriend Effect

So after a good character development session today, the thought came to me about book boyfriends. You know the Mr. Darcys and Christian Greys of the world. 297 more words

Writing