"Like my mother used to say" Embroidery on children's underwear
"Go wash your hands" (Lave-toi les mains)
"You will see when you get older" (Tu verras quand tu seras plus grande)
"Don't bite your nails" (Ronge pas tes ongles)
"Someday you'll thank me" (Tu vas me remercier un jour)
"I will count to three" (Je vais compter jusqu'a trois)
"Stand up straight" (Tiens toi droit)
Blue pen on mushrooms
Series of hand embroidered doilies
Bovarysme is a term derived from Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary. It denotes a tendency toward escapist daydreaming in which the dreamer imagines himself or herself to be a hero or heroine in a romance. (source: Wikipedia)
So-called contemporary matchmaking processes are based on rapidity in order to save time. There is a kind of modern obsession with time, also when it comes to finding the right partner for life. The choice of technique stands in contrast to this obsession with time efficiency.
Embroidery on handmade doilies
Series of handmade paper doilies
Hole punched paper
Phrases are extracts from a 1950's economics book, teaching high school girls how to prepare for married life.