Yesterday was a perfect creative escape. Craft Camp was everything I thought that it would be–a full day of creative classes, yummy food, and craft inspiration. But it was more, because of the chance to hang out and talk with crafty ladies all day long. I connected with some people I already know–like Craft Camp
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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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It’s official. Summer is over, and today’s cool and rainy weather is a welcome sign that fall really is just around the corner. That’s fine with me, though, because—in addition to the fact that summer’s my least favorite season—the arrival of fall also means that Handmade Crafternoons are about to begin again. It’s hard to
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Earlier this month, to kick off my summer vacation, I signed up for a weaving class at the Textile Arts Center. The weekend intensive course I chose packed a whole lot into two days. I always thought weaving was mysterious and alchemical, and in some ways I still do. But in this class
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