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One of the things that come up frequently when I do presentations or demonstrations of textile techniques is the value of textiles. We’re so used today to going into a clothes shop that sells things for ridiculously low prices that … Continue reading

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I’ve barely started on the current big project, and first complications have already arisen, hooray – there is an issue with the fabrics I had planned to order. If I am lucky, I can get very similar replacements for them. … Continue reading

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I got an email comment regarding my post about publishing and money flow from last week – and it’s probably worth it to go into a little more detail here. There’s three kinds of getting published – the kind where … Continue reading

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It feels enormously, deliciously nice to be back home again after several weeks of being only there for a very short breather and then off again to something somewhere. Even though I enjoyed all the away-time a lot – Christmas … Continue reading

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As usual, there was the discussion in Tannenberg. You know the one. The one about pricing of goods and services in the historical crafts sector. I’ve had this discussion so often now that sometimes I fail to fire up, but … Continue reading

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 After the break for Freienfels and the CfP yesterday, here’s finally the next post in the Crafting and Prices series – and probably the last one for a while. Things are fairly easy from the buyer’s side, as described in … Continue reading

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I left off yesterday with the question of an hour spent doing something that is part of general education and an hour spent doing something that you invested a lot of time for learning is really the same value. If … Continue reading

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