Dispatches from the world of extreme crafting.
Some of our favorite handcrafted objects on display.
110: Quick Craft: Yerba Maté
Brew up this South American tea. By Lincoln Kamm
136: Play: Gingerboard House
Build a no-bake house to use as a reusable gift box.
By Billie Lopez and Tootie Maldonado
Marketplace of crafting tools, materials, sites, and books.
Compiled by Natalie Zee Drieu
146: Howtoons: It’s Easy Being Green
Make a bird feeder with an old plastic bottle.
By Nick Dragotta, Saul Griffith, and Joost Bonsen
32: Whose Craft Is It, Anyway?
Elder crafters respond to the slogan “Not your grandma’s
craft.” By Rachel Hobson and Diane Gilleland
34: Blooming Design
A new web-based service allows crafters to customize
fabric design. By Erin McKean
106: Travel Crafty: Los Angeles
Tap into the crafty offerings of the City of Angels.
By Cathy Callahan
128: CRAFT: Fashion Collection
A roundup of eco-fashion favorites. By Natalie Zee Drieu
28: Michael Aaron McAllister
Humor finds its way into every stitch.
By Julie Jackson
Make Cool Stuff
111: Red wine vinegar
By Alastair Bland
114: Magically clean
By Narumi Ogawa
By Becky Stern
120: Photo flipbook
By Helen Bradley
123: Knife rack
By Adam Mann
ON THE COVER
Betz White wards off a rainy
day (and global warming) with
her Bucket Hat and Toadstool
Tote made entirely from
reincarnated plastic shopping
bags. Learn how to make your
own on page 40.
Photograph by Garry McLeod.
Styled by Sam Murphy and
Alex Murphy, hair and makeup
by Renee Rael.