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Magazine of the Week

Welcome back to our Magazine of the Week! This title is published by the Society of North American Goldsmiths.  It focuses on the boutique jewelry industry, with an emphasis on fine metals and modern design. Their website is here: http://www.snagmetalsmith.org/metalsmith-magazine/metalsmith-digital/ … Continue reading

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Needles in the Stacks: Professional Sewing Techniques edition

This is a “Not for Beginners” post.  Today we’re working our way through a series of books aimed at demonstrating production sewing techniques.  What we’re looking for here are the kind of shortcuts that are used in garment mass production … Continue reading

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From winter blues into rainbows of ornament

    I am one of those people who hates the drear of winter time.  It’s a time of year when everything seems muted, gray, dingy, and brown.  I feel muffled and dulled by so many coats and scarves and … Continue reading

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