I learned a bit about pompoms after my ancient pompom maker broke, but also discovered a bit of history, how work life sucks, and how innovation starts.
Gift-giving is challenging every year, but this year? Woah! Supply chain issues, slow delivery times, and empty shelves make it super challenging. The is close to home: Your local arts gallery, small business, or arts and crafts fair. Skip the retail giants, support the arts, and thrill your recipients with one-of-a-kind gifts.
What’s the appeal of thrifting and bargain hunting? Psychologists often mention the adrenaline rush. Well, there’s that, but the Goodwill Outlet also offers some enlightenment for the open-minded. You’ll see what I mean.
We’re surrounded by it everyday, but how often do we really pay attention to color? How often do we consider how a particular color makes us feel? Any fiber artist knows how challenging it is to take a piece from OK to amazing just by choosing the right colors. It’s a gift to do so instinctively. The rest of us learn by trial and error. No practical tips here–just some random thoughts.
If you crochet or knit, you’ve encountered mathematics. Maybe you’re someone who enjoys calculating dimensions, stitches, and graphic patterns. I’m not, but I’ve found a way around it.
Monday, August 9, 2021 https://www.instagram.com/p/CSH8aT6HJmTj6IpuVrjdA18XRSblKYtb0XTjaA0/?utm_medium=twitter There is power in the questions. Knowing the right question in a particular situation is Continue reading
When thinking about one’s health and mortality, we tend to seek comfort and reassurance in the natural world. Knowing the invisible order at play in the universe somehow makes it easier to rest in the present, do our best with what we have, and carry on when we don’t want to.
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Tom Ward senior research fellow in the Center for Creative Media at the University of Alabama,…