It’s been hot here in NYC, and people in the library have taken turns going on vacation. (Including me, which is why we skipped a post.) Some people have been staycationing here in the city, a few others have … Continue reading
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Recently, when I was flipping through magazines in PERS, I came across these images of a classic outerwear staple, the Balmaccan or men’s raglan-sleeved raincoat. These images are from Apparel Arts magazine’s April 1946 issue, but it’s obvious that the … Continue reading
New research explores the effects that different types of handwork have on the brain of the artist: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/25/health/brain-crafting-benefits/?utm_source=Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Winter+Yarn+Sale&utm_campaign=CNN+article&utm_medium=email You won’t get any argument from anyone here about the benefits of making things!