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Colors of the desert

Visited last week the exhibition “Couleurs désert” at the Zurich  Museum Bellerive and loved all the textiles, the story of the weavers and the couleurful carpets they had in their rooms. 138 more words




Please excuse any confusion this site may have in the next week or so. I am attempting to update and make a few changes. 91 more words


Art marries Culture

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. – Thomas Merton

Ever since I fell in love with the Deco Clay Art, I have found myself engrossed in a world, crafted by my mind, and made beautiful by my imagination. 442 more words

Artificial Flowers

A Cardigan For Resistance and Furious Roads

I don’t even remember how I found it. Was I looking for patterns for a specific yarn or just looking for patterns? But there it was: a cardigan that I might easily see on one of my D&D characters. 330 more words


What's on the Mannequin? 

Facebook Memories reminded me that this used to be a thing I did on my blog, when I was inbetween finished projects.

More recently Instagram has been one big “what’s on the mannequin” feed with bonus kitty pictures. 124 more words

Wardrobe Fashion

A Late Spring Shawlette

While I identify more as a sewist than as a knitter, I do knit frequently. My bus commute is nearly an hour and knitting helps to pass the time. 429 more words


Flowers that never wilt

Clay craft is amongst the earliest forms of art, that mankind curated. In India, home to a zillion forms of art and crafts, the clay art dates back centuries, with multiple forms of clay art such as Bengali Surai, Alwar’s Kagzi, Bikaner’s painted pottery and many more being nurtured over the years. 243 more words

Artificial Flowers