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The Crochet Machine

Machines have taken over the artisan worlds of sewing, weaving, embroidery, knitting, lace and beadwork. But crochet? Those contrivances that bear the name “crochet” are nothing but industrial toys for making fancy braids and edgings.

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Atelier Journal

Need money? Try eBay! It's easy!

Okay, I admit it’s not all that easy, but I have a couple of friends that make it look easy. They have been eBaying for almost a decade and for them eBay is a really nice living income. 1,063 more words

All Kinds Of Advice

Travelling to Lichtenfels

Folklore and politics

Leaving behind impressive Bayreuth at the foot of the Fichtelgebirge (Fichtel Mountains) we cycle north through the peaceful landscape of Oberfranken (Upper Franconia) toward Lichtenfels, our first stop on a tour that will take you from a beer making region to a wine growing and making region. 717 more words

Cycle: Main River Bike Trail

Guyana - Revitalisation of the village economy - commentary

Revitalisation of the village economy

January 3, 2016 – Guyana Chronicle – Editorial

 THE attention being paid by international organisations and countries towards moving to a… 613 more words

Guyanese Online

Open Studio

ONE DAY ONLY : the studio of by marie-nicole will be open to the public… giving visitors an opportunity to speak to me, the maker, in my creative space, about my artisan crafted work, running a micro business from a rural location, handcrafting wares from a shed in my backyard and shipping them all around the world! 93 more words

Artisan Living

First photo: A stack of 4’x4′ (half-sheets of ApplePly, non-toxic plywood), on end.

Second photo: The sheet after parts for five Brew Boxes have been cut by the CNC router.   122 more words

Theme: Economy - The Durable Car

Ideally, an article on the theme of economy should contain no words at all – a conceit I did explore briefly, but the results proved unsatisfying. 1,919 more words

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