Making it Worse? When making becomes part of the problem.

Welcome to the third in our series of Making It Better narratives. The author, who prefers to be anonymous, presents a different perspective on the role of making: that making can become a cause of stress in itself rather than a therapeutic salve. I have certainly experienced this myself  - particularly if there is a … Continue reading Making it Worse? When making becomes part of the problem.

Handywoman

Over the last week I have been engrossed in a newly published book Handywoman by Kate Davies.   Kate Davies is a knit-wear designer now living in the Western Highlands of Scotland with her book designer/photographer partner Tom Barr. She designs beautiful sweaters, drawing her inspiration from traditional knitting of the north. Her website and … Continue reading Handywoman

Making It Better – stories from the front line. Two generations of women spinning chaos into order.

With our ‘Making It Better’ workshop for Sydney Craft Week rapidly approaching (October 6), I have been thinking a lot about the different ways that people use making to get through challenging times. I have been having lots of Interesting conversations and reading articles and books and waking up in the middle of the night … Continue reading Making It Better – stories from the front line. Two generations of women spinning chaos into order.