by Elaine Luther

A thoughtful article in The New York Times, Handmade 2.0 discusses the current indie crafts movement, including explaining what a Craft Mafia is.

Read it here.

There’s also a thread about this on Orchid, pick up the thread here.

To keep reading, just click “Thread Next.” The title of the thread is “Why Young People Care About Handmade Things.”

One poster in the discussion recommends seeing the documentary, “Handmade Nation,” when it comes out. You can keep up to date on the documentary here.

See a sneak peek of it on YouTube here.

Update: For more on this, read this post by Cindy Edelstein at her blog, Jewelry Business Guru, here.

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