I’m currently working on a book, a crafter’s library companion. It’s going to have a bunch of library collection-inspired projects by a cast of talented contributors, and it’ll also include heaps of guidance to help you learn how to find and use library collections both in person and online for your own creative inspiration and
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(From Wall Street Journal. Click on image to see whole slide show.)
This past week my colleagues and I were featured in the Wall Street Journal’s Work Wear series. The series, if it’s new to you, uses photographs and brief quotes to document how people at different companies and organizations dress. There’s been plenty said about
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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
Continue reading Handmade at the Library: A Call for Contributors.
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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