"fashioning" in the noun sense
1. devising, fashioning, making
the act that results in something coming to be
"the devising of plans"
"the fashioning of pots and pans"
"the making of measurements"
"it was already in the making"
"fashioning" in the verb sense
1. fashion, forge
make out of components (often in an improvising manner
"She fashioned a tent out of a sheet and a few sticks"
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