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darn it.

Darn and Dusted - Traditional Mending [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 18, 2015 - 23 comments

The $3,500 Shirt

"I somehow or somewhere got the idea," wrote Lucy Larcom in the 18th century, "when I was a small child, that the chief end of woman was to make clothing for mankind."
posted by Blue Jello Elf on Mar 1, 2015 - 54 comments

Earplugs and PVA Glue

The Thread Wrapping Machine
posted by Confess, Fletch on Jul 13, 2013 - 31 comments

Dang, sun!

Paul Nosa and his Solar Sewing Rover are coming to a town near you!
posted by chronkite on Jan 10, 2012 - 4 comments

Dream Thread

The book “Traumgedanken” (“Thoughts about dreams”) contains a collection of literary, philosophical, psychological and scientifical texts which provide an insight into different dream theories. To ease the access to the elusive topic, the book is designed as a model of a dream about dreaming. Analogue to a dream, where pieces of reality are assembled to build a story, it brings different text excerpts together. They are connected by threads which tie in with certain key words.
posted by chavenet on Dec 29, 2010 - 8 comments

The street sweeper truck from hell

The Chronicles of Bruiser "It looked like the fucking Apocolypse. Metallica blaring, strobe light, smoke, and road flares all going off at once. I ran at them full steam an shouted 'I am the Dark Lord here to REAP YOUR SOULS.'" The unbelievable true story of a Street Sweeper named Bruiser. [more inside]
posted by namewithhe1d on Jun 17, 2009 - 22 comments

Strung out

Sandrine Pelletier. Coming from a background in illustrative line art, Pelletier also works extensively with thread. Many of her pieces explore a tension between traditionally feminine materials and aggressive, masculine subjects.
posted by klangklangston on Nov 19, 2007 - 8 comments


The Indian Patang (pdf). Kite flying in India. Kite flying across the world. A link to the history of Kites resources. And India’s Kite flying effects on birds.
posted by hadjiboy on Feb 6, 2007 - 6 comments

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