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Fiber Artists of the Apocalypse

The inspiration for this post comes from Liz Haywood, a clothing designer in Australia who has been focusing on creating zero-waste patterns. She shares her fashion adventures on The Craft of Clothes [https://lizhaywood.com.au] blog. In her November 1, 2021, post, she wrote about “Fashion in a dystopian world,” inspired by her children’s recent interest in post-apocalyptic fiction. She shared photos she found online showing the current concept of dystopian clothing, which includes a lot of…

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Olio – October 24, 2015

Olio: a miscellaneous collection of things So much fascinating stuff to see, read, hear, enjoy …. so little time. Passing along some of what I’ve found to you. The Unfair Truth About How Creative People Really Succeed – If you’re any kind of writer, artist, creative person, you need to read this, then you need to figure out how to build a network of support. Boredom is not a problem to be solved. It’s the last…

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Frankensteining the Talent Pool, Take 3

Starting with my very first personal blog, Filter & Splice (which still exists on Blogger in colors that will make your eyes bleed), I coined a term to describe the mythical meshing of creative people: Frankensteining the Talent Pool (FtTP). I originally described what this term meant to me waaaaaay back in 2006 with this post. During my time with Filter & Splice, I wrote a number of posts with my ideas for Frankensteining the…

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