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Factor, 2007, Allyson Strafella, typed colons transferred from carbon paper onto paper, 13 5/8 x 10 5/8 in., Brooklyn, New York, USA. "I use a typewriter as a tool for making marks. When I started to make the typewriter drawings, I was thinking a lot about rhythm and pattern. As I was typing, I would think about the keys hitting and the sound. I was also thinking about the forms on the paper—whole forms and what happens if you remove a piece from a form and put it somewhere else."
An embroiderer's tools include:1 and 2: Dressmaker's carbon paper and iron-on transfers for printing a temporary design on fabric3: Silk thread -- similar in weight to floss -- for higher sheen4: Wool yarn for canvas and other heavy fabrics5: Cotton embroidery thread, often called floss, the most common and versatile thread6: Linen thread, for a matte, nubby effect7: A hot-iron transfer pencil, for drawing a design onto tracing paper, then ironing it onto fabric8: A disappearing-ink marker f...