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  1. Martha Meets Manhattan's Lower East Side
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    Martha Meets Manhattan's Lower East Side

    Call it the recession or just plain creativity in the air, but DIY just feels relevant these days. A great outlet for those so inclined is Make Workshops, the New York–based enterprise...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    01.01.09

  2. Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest
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    Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest

    Whether or not you regard spring as an opportunity for spring cleaning, Inhabitat encourages you to do some spring greening, with their first annual Spring Greening contest, a smart challenge that...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    03.23.09

  3. Q&A With Faythe Levine
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    Q&A With Faythe Levine

    After a sold-out, standing-room only viewing of the new Handmade Nation movie in San Francisco, I got in touch with director Faythe Levine (author of a book by the same name) to discuss the...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.14.09

  4. The Make Lounge
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    The Make Lounge

    Encouraging busy beavers to "meet people and make stuff," The Make Lounge in London is a contemporary craft school meets social dive, complete with wine and nibbles, music, and of course,...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.10.09

  5. Friday Finds 10.16.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 10.16.09

    As the week draws to a close, we hope you'll enjoy this smattering of links from the Dwell staff.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    10.16.09

  6. Friday Finds 10.23.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 10.23.09

    Costume ideas, bicycle voyeurism, limited-edition artwork on view this weekend in Los Angeles...please don't say the Dwell staff never gave you anything. Check out the links below to see where we...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    10.23.09

  7. Things To Make and Do

    Things To Make and Do

    Assistant Editor Jordan Kushins: I’d love to make more time to make more things in the new year, and could definitely use a nudge or two in the right direction. DIY inspiration really is...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    12.09.09

  8. Etsy Picks

    Etsy Picks

    Managing Editor Michele Posner: I get to see a lot of places, pads, and products while reviewing and planning the pages of the magazine. Most people here know that I also love to knit and cook...

    written by: Michele Posner
    12.15.09

  9. Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Listen to a conversation between Glenn Adamson, consulting curator to Dirt on Delight, and exhibition artist Beverly Semmes. Adamson’s book Thinking Through Craft (Berg Publishers, 2007)...

    04.29.09

  10. Union Design Festival

    Union Design Festival

    The Union Design Festival is a continuation of the Capsule Design Festival, and focuses on original independent creations produced by SF Bay–based designers. There will be clothing, bags,...

    05.02.09

  11. Fifth Annual Renegade Craft Fair

    Fifth Annual Renegade Craft Fair

    Stop by and check out DIY wares from over 300 indie crafters. There will be everything from plush items, jewelry, posters and prints, to craft kits, clothing, paper goods, and more.

    06.04.09

  12. Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Mary Baskett Collection

    Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Mary Baskett Collection

    This exhibition will include approximately 40 garments from the collection of Mary Baskett, an art dealer and former curator of prints at the Cincinnati Art Museum who has been collecting and...

    08.03.09

  13. Leaf Print Workshop with Mitsuru Koga

    Leaf Print Workshop with Mitsuru Koga

    Artist Mitsuru Koga will fly in from Japan to lead this workshop, which will take place over the course of two days. There are only eight spots available for each day, so make your reservation ASAP...

    08.04.09

  14. How to Make a Succulent Quilt

    How to Make a Succulent Quilt

    Denise King will be coordinating the construction of a “succulent quilt”, which will be made from donated plants and put on permanent display in the neighborhood. The succulent quilt is...

    08.07.09

  15. Twine Notepad

    Twine Notepad

    Sure, you could tie a piece of string around your finger, but jotting your thoughts down on this notepad will guarantee you'll remember. Made with recycled paper, soy inks, and a design from a...

    $3.00

  16. Paper Packs

    Paper Packs

    Whether you're an avid crafter or font enthusiast, looking for some nifty little decorations to spice up your home or just love thumbing through a quality grab bag of paper goodies, Janet Morales...

    $16.00

  17. Rainy Day Mini Blanket

    Rainy Day Mini Blanket

    A grey weekend with a chill in the air left us longing for a cozy blanket to cuddle under. We are, as ever, quite taken with Donna Wilson's designs and this 100% lambswool fits the bill to keep us...

    $42.00

  18. Vintage Sheet Fat Quarter Packs

    Vintage Sheet Fat Quarter Packs

    If you're a fan of classic patterns and love the look of vintage sheets, check out these sweet packs of pre-cut prints from LA-based sewing and crafting workshop Home Ec. Ten different 18"x22...

    $25.00

  19. Japanese Masking Tape

    Japanese Masking Tape

    Japanese Washi Tape is a staple in any crafters box. Made of washi/rice paper, it is semi-transparent and can be reused, repositioned, and easily removed.

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