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In his words…
My name is Finch – it’s actually my surname… everyone calls me it and I like it.
I’ve called my business Mister Finch so its clear from the start that I’m a man and one that sews.
Beauty Revealed is a miniature, by Sarah Goodridge, given to Daniel Webster, 1828.
Via: Pussy les Queer
Having recently been on a course to learn how to make knickers, these incredibly pretty concoctions of lace and silk caught my eye.
Of course, having found the images on Tumblr, I’ve no idea who the designer is and perhaps someone can tell me.
I want them!
Via: Wild Monkey Scream
Christmas has arrived at the Victoria & Albert Musuem, London, in the most spectacular fashion!
To celebrate the festive period, artists Helen and Colin David – of textile label English Eccentrics – were commissioned to create the 2013 Christmas Tree for the Grand Entrance of the Museum.
“Among low-priced, factory produced goods, none is so appealing to the senses as the ordinary hand tool. Hence, a hardware store is a kind of offbeat museum show for the man who responds to good, clear ‘undesigned’ forms.”
“Who would sully the lines of the tin-cutting shears with a single added bend or whorl? Or clothe in any way the fine naked impression of heft and bite in the crescent wrench. To be sure, some design-happy manufacturers have tampered with certain tool classics; the beautiful plumb bob, which used to come naively and solemnly shaped like a child’s top, now looks suspiciously like a toy space ship, and is no longer brassy. But not so much can be done to spoil a crate opener, that nobly ferocious statement in black steel. In fact, almost all the basic small tools stand, aesthetically speaking, for elegance, candor, and purity”
The Lomocraft Exhibition is a bachelor’s degree thesis by Tawan Ithijarukul studying Communication Design at Srinakharinwirot University. It consists of 35 pieces of paper craft all about Lomography!
I have just heard Grayson Perry on Radio 4, who was chosen to deliver this year’s Reith Lectures. You must make the effort to listen to these! He is utterly captivating and today’s lecture was possibly the most entertaining and interesting thing I have heard on the radio for such a long time.