The podcast that's all about making stuff.

Welcome to the CraftyPod, a craft podcast all about making stuff.

Click the “Play” button at the bottom of this post to listen!

In this show:

- Juliann, aka TheSickChick, tells us about how crafting helps her cope with chronic illness.

- Learn something about how crafting helps in managing pain, anxiety, and depression.

- Find out how the craft community is a lifeline to Juliann, providing support and friendship under challenging circumstances.

- Be absolutely inspired by Juliann's determination to stay positive and crafty.

Links:

- Visit TheSickChick.com to learn more about Juliann's current and upcoming internet projects.

- You can also read the archived entries on Juliann's blog.

- ...And, follow her (and chat with her) on Twitter.

Direct download: craftypod090522.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:59pm UTC

Welcome to the CraftyPod, a craft podcast all about making stuff.

Click the “Play” button at the bottom of this post to listen!

In this show:

- An interview with Bernadette Noll and Kathie Sever, co-owners of Future Craft Collective. They offer craft projects for families and kids that also teach creative reuse and self-reliance.

- Tips on designing good crafting and learning experiences for your children.

- Thoughts on how crafting can also become a way to learn more about sustainability.

- Bernadette and Kathie share their lessons learned through crafting with their own kids and their students.

Links:

- The Future Craft Collective website offers lots of projects to do with your kids, and lots of great links.

- Kathie's line of clothing is called Ramonsterwear. You may also know her from the Back and Forth Project.

- Bernadette has a great blog for parents, and be sure to check out her other project, Slow Family Living.

- Kathie and Bernadette recommend Crafting a Green World as a good source for sustainable craft project ideas.

- They also recommend The Story of Stuff, a short film about production, consumption, waste, and reuse.

Direct download: craftypod090508.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:17pm UTC