Monday, May 29, 2006

Playdoh Perfume

Remember that special Playdoh smell on your fingers when making lumpy figures in kindergarten? Now you can relive it all over again, thanks to Hasbro's limited edition Playdoh Perfume, created especially for the 50th anniversary of their kneadable hit. Really.


'How's your hand grenade going?" asks an Amelie-lookalike in my local pub. Her friend holds up an olive-green blob and looks at her needles. "I think I've gone wrong somewhere."

Read the rest of Eithne Farry's Guardian article to find out how a new generation of women are making sewing (and knitting, and other traditional crafts) subversive. Hand Knitted Hand Grenade on the left is by Rachael Matthews.
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