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Making Do With Little

Making Do With Little

One of the mottoes of the last war was ‘make do and mend’, and the Women’s Institute specialised in conserving limited resources. Here’s a group spinning wool found in hedges: And this is a rug made from oddments: And this is a patchwork quilt, a craft form that is now coming back, but not using … Continue reading

Beck Does Bowie

Is this the biggest big band ever? Beck does ‘sound and Vicion with a 157 piece band including alpen horn, yodeling, gamelan, a classical and a gospel choir, classical orchestra and a lot o percussion all conducted by his dad. It could have been a vacuous vanity project, but it is wonderful, and the faces … Continue reading