StudioTJOA Design Crochets with Construction Materials

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StudioTJOA is a fascinating design company that works on a lot of interesting high tech projects, such as a ThermalSwitch facade for building renovations, but they are committed to utilizing crafts of the past (including crochet). They use these “analog” techniques directly in their projects as well as abstractly using them to inform their designs.

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Beautiful!! Crochet Art Framed in Embroidery Hoops

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Yesterday I shared an exercise for framing your crochet to create art, as a practice in honoring your own creative self-expression. There are so many different ways to display your crochet, including many different types of frames that you can use. One unique idea that many people have started adopting recently is to use embroidery hoops to frame pieces of crochet and hang them as art. It’s a terrific display idea and one I just had to share more of!

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Mandalas for Marinke – July Update (All Submissions Posted!)

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It was over one year ago that I launched the Mandalas for Marinke project to honor the work and life of Marinke Slump from A Creative Being and to raise awareness about depression and mental health issues. As of yesterday, all of the individual submissions have been posted.

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