40: Zombies & Robots & Bears, Oh My!
The world of creepy cute dolls and the people
who make them. By Mary Belton.
46: Crafting Geometry
Crocheting the mysteries of the universe. By Arwen O’Reilly.
50: Loco for Gocco
Jill Bliss is on a mission to save the world’s coolest printing
machine from extinction.
30This beaded Backyard Columns
by Liza Lou is 7: Welcome
comprised of more The crafting of CRAF T.
than a million beads. By Carla Sinclair
10: Modern Crafting
Jean Railla of Get Crafty explains why
making stuff is fashionable again.
18: Old School
Mark Frauenfelder shares his magical
1950s craft booklets from General Motors.
Craft thinker and blogger Ulla-Maaria Mutanen
talks crafter economics.
52: Susie Bright
The case of the missing curve:
Why sewing patterns cater to B-cups.
Inside the lives and workshops of:
24: Jenny Hart
New Wave embroiderer. By Carla Sinclair
28: Patrick Amiot
Sculpting junk into art. By Michael Shapiro
30: Liza Lou
Stringing a million beads. By Xeni Jardin
34: Diana Eng
Designer of high-tech fashion. By Natalie Zee
152: Recycle It
Don’t trash old kitchenware when you can
turn it into amazing light. By Bob Parks
A punk mom transforms her
kid’s plastic Lil Tykes car into
a super-sleek gothmobile.
ON THE COVER
Stitched zombies, cute
creatures, and robots are
the most popular items
on Etsy. The most popular
seller on Etsy is Beth
Doherty, aka Gourmet
influenced by Japanese
artisans. She shows us
how to crochet our own
robot on page 123.
Cover doll by Jess Hutch
and cover photography
by Dwight Eschliman.