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joe
Billings, MT
...where one man's explorations of the oft over-looked and neglected selvedges of creativity are mended into existence.
Interests: i think of my art as an intimate form of communication, a message to one’s self that one wears in their life – a talisman. a charm. a link to an inner world. an ephemeral garment of cloth woven from dreams. to this end, i like to use components that have personal significance to me, but are open to multiple interpretations – that leave the viewer free to interpret significance and symbolism for themselves. components that have a history. salvaged. reclaimed. upcycled. forgotten. discarded. - gather these various fragments together and mend them into existence. breathing new life into their tenuous souls...
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never!!!
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2016 on June Stray at Spirit Cloth
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big sanity...or sometimes insanity...a perfect backdrop for smaller questions. larger questions. or simply ruminations... always finding a way through, aren't we?
Toggle Commented Jun 14, 2016 on June Stray at Spirit Cloth
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ha! love the pics you took of fiona! the links mo posted are different...and nice because they are videos! the one i sent you is longer and more detailed, but i think the vid might be enough. as you have no doubt notice (and i mentioned somewhere) she sticks a little cuz she needs more cleaning and a good oiling. once done, she will sing like soprano! did you like the book i included as a gift? i thought it might be a fun springboard for fun ideas! i loved the ruffly panties on the cover (which is why i bought the book in the first place) but have no babies around to make them for. figured i must have bought the book for you without knowing it at the time! ha!
Toggle Commented Aug 14, 2013 on 166 ~LUST~ at windthread
a blog? there's really a bleedin' blog here?!? ha! my mind quivers at the complexities of typepad. shivers and shakes and hides in a quiet corner just out of view... but you can find it here: http://manhandledthreads.blogspot.com/ Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2013 at Joe Madl's blog
joe is now following grace Forrest
Aug 6, 2013
welcome walnut woman... oh dear, enough awful alliteration! i love your walnut woman! the mix of paper and cloth is as tantalizing as her mysterious eyes! what delicious fun!
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2013 on 158 Fecund at windthread
silly psillids sitting silently slurping stems
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2013 on 158 Fecund at windthread
i've said it before, and i'll say it again...i'm so jealous of women. y'all get to have so much fun with clothing! wish we could travel 100 or so years back when men had more options!
Toggle Commented Aug 6, 2013 on Story clothing at Spirit Cloth
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