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Monthly Archives: June 2010

notes and letters

Not sure what this will become, but here is a current work-in-progress: Who wouldn’t love a handwritten letter in their non-virtual mailbox? These envelopes are made from ephemera I’ve mostly picked up from the “discard” shelf at the Library.  Because it’s summer and I’ve got vacations and travel on the brain, I’m thinking of making […]

new threads

New threads arrived in the post today.  Metallic and holographic embroidery thread is sure to add some real glittery glam to your projects. many metallic hues holographic thread And speaking of sparkling threads…LilyPond is a new site from the MIT Media Lab that will feature soft circuit projects, resources, and tutorials.  It’s still in development […]

first merch

The first batch of merchandise for RVA Rag & Bone arrived today! From Sublime Stitching…Lots of embroidery patterns, pink scissors, and glow-in-the-dark thread.  Looking forward to stitching up some samples.  There’s a cute little hedgehog that’s really speaking to me!

Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn

Smithsonian Libraries’ new exhibit, Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn opened yesterday at the National Museum of American History. Check out the blog here: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn Why not make your own book today? (Images from: Smithsonian Libraries’ Pop-Ups and Movables photostream on Flickr)