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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.
Tags » Cottage Industry
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
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
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
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