I’m hard at work on an exciting new book project that combines my two loves–libraries and craft. And I’d like to invite library-loving crafters and makers to be part of it!
Tentatively entitled Handmade at the Library, the book will be published by STC Craft | Melanie Falick Books. It is a crafter’s library
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Last month I met Bristol-based designer Nick Hand. Over tea we talked about handmade creativity, and he told me how he’s been exploring and documenting the makers he meets. But it wasn’t until this recent stretch of warm days, when I got on my bicycle again for the first time in months, that I realized
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Last week I completed my first colorwork sweater–just in time for a pre-spring warm spell. Here I am, ignoring the sunny day as I revel in the sweater’s finished form while Upstate over the weekend.
(Ravelers, you’ll find more pictures as well as details on the project page.)
The yarn, Alafoss Lopi, is a
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Interested in cheesemaking, leatherworking, cider pressing, barrel making, cobbling, and printing as once practiced in a small mid-Atlantic town? If you are, then the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts should be your next day trip destination.
Located in Madison, New Jersey, this jewel of a museum examines the lives and livelihoods of the
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