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Hello my dears. Today I would like to opine a bit about sewing patterns (quelle surprise!). Seriously though, I feel like many of us are missing out on the wide variety of sewing pattern types that history has given us, so here is a bit of a Sewing Pattern types 101. A pattern is defined as "a ...
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Early voting is underway at the Tama County Auditors office from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday or via absentee ballot. Deadline for requesting an absentee ballot is 5:00 pm on Friday June 3rd. Or vote on June 7th at y...
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CynicalGirl Vintage Sewing Patterns
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Vintage lover and collector of many things, mostly vintage patterns. I offer vintage and newer patterns in my CynicalGirl shops on Etsy and Goodsmiths. Bolgging over at ZipsandDarts.
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Camouflage Through Purposeful Shadow Disruption
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Paul Strand, Porch Shadows (1916) Above Photograph by Paul Strand, titled Porch Shadows (1916)•. Courtesy Library of Congress. Public domain

Dazzle | Wilkinson, Kerr and Archibald Phillips
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Above This is the wonderful cover of the 4th issue of a UK publication called Stages, an online journal produced in connection with the Live

A Few Threads Loose: What Constitutes a Sewing Pattern... with Freebies!
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Hello my dears. Today I would like to opine a bit about sewing patterns (quelle surprise!). Seriously though, I feel like many of us are mis

League of Women Voters Poster 2016
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Poster for Women's Equality Day © Roy R. Behrens 2016 Above It's always gratifying to use ones skills and expertise in promoting worthy caus

Rod Library Art Exhibition | Roy R. Behrens
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Above Through the kindness and efficiency of Angela Pratesi and Julie Ann Beddow at the Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa, seven of m

Camouflage Hoodies | Sinister French Artillery Robes
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early WWI French camouflage (c1914) In earlier blog entries (such as one on camouflaged robes, and a second on French camouflage and crimina

Hypothetical Dazzle Camouflage Schemes | Part 12
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Above Hypothetical dazzle ship camouflage schemes (2016) by Roy R. Behrens, "in the style" of four famous artists. Can you name them? Answer

Watson-Norfolk Camouflage Scheme | F.M. Watson
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One of the earliest, most informative publications about modern American ship camouflage was a two-part magazine article in the US Naval Ins

Hypothetical Dazzle Camouflage Schemes | Part 4
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Above Hypothetical dazzle ship camouflage schemes (2016) by Roy R. Behrens, "in the style" of four famous artists. Can you name them? Answer

Vote in the Iowa Primary on June 7th
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Early voting is underway at the Tama County Auditors office from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday thru Friday or via absentee ballot. Deadline for

Hypothetical Dazzle Camouflage Schemes | Part 3
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Above Hypothetical dazzle ship camouflage schemes (2016) by Roy R. Behrens, with apologies to (top to bottom) Thomas Hart Benton, Georgia O'

Hypothetical Dazzle Camouflage Schemes | Part 2
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Above Hypothetical dazzle ship camouflage schemes (2016) by Roy R. Behrens, with apologies to (top to bottom) Michelangelo Caravaggio, Juan

Pat Murphy and Monica Vernon - 1st Congressional District Candidates For...
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The Benton, Marshall, Poweshiek and Tama County Democrats are hosting a forum for our 1st District Congressional Candidates Pat Murphy and M

Iowa Insect Series Installed
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Installation view © Sergio Gomez Above An installation view (photo by Sergio Gomez) of an exhibition of collaborative montage images, called

Making Faces | Masking Wartime Horrors
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A delightful time was had yesterday while participating in an art and design conference at St Ambrose University in Davenport IA. Titled FAI

Iowa Insects | Roy Behrens and David Versluis
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Iowa Insect Series © Roy Behrens and David Versluis c2012-13 South Suburban College’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery will host an exhibition of 10 l

Camouflage Artist | John Vassos
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Cover of John Vassos biography (2016) We are awaiting the release of the first book-length biography of the American book artist, designer,

Letters to Guy Davenport | Roy R. Behrens
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Blog post from Paris Review (2016) We were recently delighted to learn that my twenty-plus years of letters to American scholar, essayist an

Camouflage Artist | Manley Dewitt Barber
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Charles & Anna Drain House, Drain OR Above Charles and Anna Drain House (1893-1895) in Drain OR, designed by George F. Barber, brother of Ma

Serpent's Child
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I'm happy to announce my newest novel is now available. Serpent's Child The Mindbender's Rise: Book 3 When a magical creature talks Viper in