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  In these strange times that we find ourselves living in there are a few things better then to be able to disappear into the world of crafting and find there a positive outlet for the situation. I am lucky enough to live in a very creative environment near the ever changing nature that is a constant injection for creativity, and my pebble art is a manifestation of that creative joy. Last year I blogged about slow crafting (slow movement) and how I felt that concept resonated perfectly with my pebble art. I feel that by using that method in...

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On the later part of the last century, in 1986 to be precise, Carlo Petrini protested the opening of a McDonald restaurant in Rome. This event is thought to be the beginning of what is now called Slow movement. I first became aware of the concept of slow design reading an interview interview with Erlu Svövu Sigurðardóttur,owner of Yarm, but her design demands of her using icelandic yarn made from scratch. I felt that her description resonated with my pebble art so I decided to educate myself on the subject. Kathryn Vercillo wrote about how handcraft is a part of...

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