Thoughts on NOT Doing the 100 Day Project

Thoughts on NOT Doing the 100 Day Project

I love the 100 Day Project, I love the challenge, the sharing, the building my IG community. I don’t love how it feeds into unhealthy social media habits, at least for me. This year, the thought of doing the project just makes me kind of tired. I want to do a...
Review: The Piney Woods Atlas

Review: The Piney Woods Atlas

Piney Woods Atlas: Volume III by Alicia Toldi and Carolina Porras What fun to order a book, a physical book, that was then printed just for me and I had to wait a couple of weeks for it to arrive, I’m not used to that level of waiting or anticipation anymore. I...
Craft, Leisure & Work

Craft, Leisure & Work

I attended the Zoom Symposium in Milwaukee, WI in 2016, I think it was.  I wrote this essay in response.   Craft and the Nature of Work Those of us in Craft-with-a Capital-C care about how it is made (or we used to, this is in flux somewhat).  There was lots of...
Summer Project: Weaving Potholder Rugs

Summer Project: Weaving Potholder Rugs

For this summer’s version of Camp Quarantine, we’re doing larger projects that take a bit longer. You may remember from last year’s blog posts that I would put the day’s craft, game, or activity in a trunk we have in the basement, and the young...
How to Decide What to do for your 100 Day Project

How to Decide What to do for your 100 Day Project

I got a question on Instagram about how to decide what to do for your 100 Day Project; here’s what I said. It needs to be something you’re willing to do a lot, obviously, and also you want to think about… what counts? Is it a finished project each day for 100...