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The Crafter Culture Handbook: Making it yourself
     

The Crafter Culture Handbook: Making it yourself

by Amy Spencer
 

This fun, new manual explores the crafting movement that is sweeping the globe, with a series of creative projects for all wannabe crafters. It contains designs by well-known crafters, including the people behind Subversive Stitching, microRevolt, Bazaar Bizarre, Cast Off, Thready Made, Craftivism, the Renegade Craft Fair, Church of Craft, and Made by Milla.

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Overview

This fun, new manual explores the crafting movement that is sweeping the globe, with a series of creative projects for all wannabe crafters. It contains designs by well-known crafters, including the people behind Subversive Stitching, microRevolt, Bazaar Bizarre, Cast Off, Thready Made, Craftivism, the Renegade Craft Fair, Church of Craft, and Made by Milla.

Amy Spencer gives practical advice and examines the politics behind the crafting trends. Crafters are aware of the impact of their actions and create as part of a radi-cal form of political protest. Through interviews with those involved, she explores these simple acts and their impact.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714531281
Publisher:
Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Publication date:
11/01/2006
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Amy Spencer is co-founder of the creative collective The Bakery and a promoter of various music and arts events in London. She is currently launching a monthly club night for the band Electrelane. As well as working on her PhD about literary representations of London, she is a volunteer at the Museum of Immigration and Diversity in Spitalfields.

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