How are Celtic Torcs Made?

Here's a terrific blog post from UK jeweler and blogger Poppy Porter, who makes music inspired pieces. In this passionate post she shares photos and what she's learned about how torcs were made and worn. When I go to a museum, I always want more information on how...

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Crafty Conferences!

There's this whole world crafty conferences that I didn't know about, including the Midwest Craft Con and Craftcation. Both combine how-to business workshops with hands-on making and are also intended to be a retreat or vacation. Craftcation is held in April in...

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Wonderful Craft Podcasts

I've just discovered a new podcast, from a consortium of the craft schools in the U.S., you know, the summer camps for adults where you can take professional level craft classes. Here it is: Another terrific one about craft,...

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Art and Craft Fairs 101

It's craft fair season and yesterday I got questions from two people in real life about what's involved in doing your first show. Here's a post to answer them, share resources and share that with you too, dear reader. The first and most important thing about any show...

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