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Sounds of Craftmanship

Detail of Singer machineThere's a sound I remember from my childhood; a little metallic tink-tink, like a tiny hammer on a miniature anvil.

Even when I'm leaning on the pedal of an electric sewing machine, feeling vaguely as if I'm cheating –somewhere underneath the muscular hum of the motor, the memory of that sound is tapping away.

It blends with the buzz of the modern machine like rhythm and counterpoint, adding a little magic of depth to everything I make.


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