Monday, 11 February 2008

why craft : craft manifestos + 2.0

The Hobby Princess craft manifesto investigates the question 'why craft?'

Others have expanded, commented and quoted ...

Thoughts from the Bus Stop
I am yer Grammar
Edge Perspectives

Other sites talk about the Craft 2.0 and the Slow Craft movements.

There is a commen thread throughout that technology, whilst not the primary cause, is certainly an enabler of the movement.

J Meredith Warner talks about the way in which knitting can metaphorically knit communities together. The internet allows these communities to be knit in new ways with threads from far-reaching people and places uniting. Is the internet creating a new folk art/craft for digital natives?

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