BY Chloé Burrow
on Dec 03, 2012
It's rare that a craft book seeks crowd funding in order to go ahead, but this is just the case with the Craftivist Collective's Little Book Of Craftivism.
Brit founder Sarah Corbett, who started out blogging as A Lonely Craftivist (and self professed burnt out activist), has captured U.K. press attention and grown a worldwide group of like-minded crafters passionate about ending equality via the power of craft. Read More
BY Erika W. Smith
on Oct 03, 2012
When I chose the awesome-looking craft book Star Wars Origami to review, I squealed like a Jawa on the wrong end of a blaster. I’ve been a Star Wars fan since I was a toddler (thanks, parents!), and although no origami expert, I have fond memories of making dozens of paper cats and frogs as a kid. I figured Chris Alexander's Star Wars Origami would be much the same: follow the instructions carefully, fold the paper, and — ta-da! — you have something amazing.
Unfortunately, I was wrong. Read More
BY Lauren Rubin
on Sep 08, 2010
Come hither crafty kids, recessionistas and connoisseurs of kitschy nostalgia! Multifaceted Busty funny lady, Amy Sedaris has declared details affiliated with her sophomore book release, Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People. Her 2006 sassy, literary debut I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence gave readers a guide for side splitting party planning and soiree preparation. Amy covers everything in her hostessing manual from real recipes and icebreakers to purifying threads of vomit stains. Read More