"I was terrible at sewing techniques—sewing machines were a nightmare‚" recalls Andreu‚ 28. An accomplished metalworker‚ the young Frenchwoman—as a student at the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands—wanted to go out of her comfort zone and turned to textiles‚ at first with disastrous results. She solved the problem by using glue.
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