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The one where I do this thing at the Design Museum.

Designer Night invitation

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November 8, 2013 · 5:53 pm

Buy this book now.

Buy this book now.

Betsy Greer is just mega (and a wonderful person to go for a pint with).

Plus, craftivism is big news, and as the lady who coined that term, she knows a thing or two about it.

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October 22, 2013 · 6:07 pm

The One Where Martha Stewart and Michael Cera Hang Out

The One Where Martha Stewart and Michael Cera Hang Out

Did they craft? Oh I hope so.

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July 9, 2013 · 10:40 pm

Daft Punk get crafted

Daft Punk get crafted

Buy your own Daft Punk helmet from Etsy. It’s under 350 quid! (via GadgetReview.com)

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June 2, 2013 · 3:00 pm

Handmade Nation gets an airing in London.

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April 4, 2013 · 8:35 am

Want a £1000 commission?

Want a £1000 commission?

You’d better enter The Balvenie Masters of Craft Awards, then.

More deets below from the guys who organise it:
“The Balvenie has established a patronage of craftsmanship at the distillery by maintaining the five traditional crafts of whisky making”, explains The Balvenie Brand Manager Jonny Cornthwaite. “By still growing our own barley, malting in our traditional floor maltings, employing our team of coopers, having a resident coppersmith and benefiting from the skills of Scotch Whisky’s longest serving Malt Master, The Balvenie lives and breathes craftsmanship every day. Through The Balvenie Masters of Craft Awards scheme we look to celebrate other craftspeople around Britain who subscribe to our philosophy of making. As well as exciting new judges and categories, this year we will also be adding a larger experiential platform off which more people can engage with craftsmanship in person.”

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April 1, 2013 · 8:30 am

Passenger films presents un/ravelling space + wool 100%

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March 24, 2013 · 10:00 am

You wanna make this maxi skirt, right?

You wanna make this maxi skirt, right?

Well you can. At Sew It Over in Clapham.

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March 22, 2013 · 11:55 pm

Crafty: the sexy new craft magazine

Crafty: the sexy new craft magazine

How fit does this cover look? It’s on shelves on March 28.

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March 11, 2013 · 10:39 pm

If I was in the North, this is where I’d be tomorrow.

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October 3, 2012 · 8:30 am