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Design Lab: Sawhorse

It turns out that you can build a sawhorse in an hour.

Or, at least, I can.

It helps that you’ve built an adirondack chair and a quartet of tables first, of course. 483 more words


Blood, v2.0

I can only improve with practice. A blunt knife makes for a more satisfying cut though.



What’s the best part of being a little drunk? Everything is numb. Your aching heart and your bleeding cuts………


What happened when the swiss knife maker Wenger/Victorinox flirted with the textile industry !

You know that moment – you have visited a company or an institution and just before leaving you receive a nice present, something to remember. Sometimes its a broschure, sometimes a nice gift from the companies’ product range. 610 more words


Material tests: Vilene

Sheet 1:

The first of my test sheets which shows my experiments with medium weight iron-on Vilene has examples ranging from pleats to knots. I found that the Vilene was interesting to work with as it did not necessarily require stitching where another fabric would, because of it’s iron-on property. 367 more words


Material tests: Denim

Sheet 1:

This sheet displays tests on denim that involved techniques such as cutting, punching and tearing. The denim is a thicker more closely woven fabric than the calico I used and this meant that techniques worked differently on the two fabrics. 763 more words


The Pain that Didn't Hurt

White brick walls

Busy streets

All the pain that they didn’t see

They never cared, only judged

Something no one could ever budge.

They didn’t bother me… 170 more words