Got Craft? Blog

7.4.09

Craftgasm - Day Two


Check out West Coast Crafty for more images of the flag making process.

(amazing crochet installation by Mandy Greer


Back to the Museum of Contemporary Craft for the CraftPerspectives Conversation: Handmade Nation with Susan Beal (West Coast Crafty, Susanstars), Jill Bliss (Blissen), Kate Bingaman-Burt (Obsessive Consumption), Betsy Greer (Craftivism) Garth Johnson (Extreme Craft) and Faythe Levine (Handmade Nation). Moderated by Namita Gupta Wiggers, curator, Museum of Contemporary Craft.



Some topics included feminism and crafting, participant backgrounds and where they came from, challenges of being judged when they don't buy handmade, permission giving, crafting - a fad or will it last.



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