Craft

Here are all the craft pages in one place for those of you who love craft. You can read the latest post about crafts and and the people and places where they are made.  I hope you enjoy them and become part of world community that seeks to participate in and preserve crafts.

August 3, 2017
Craft with Hemp Crochet

Craft shopping in Chiang Mai

Where to Shop You will find plenty craft supplies for all your fiber arts at  Warowat wholesale market. There are several fabric stores selling factory made […]
July 15, 2017

How Do Chiang Mai Long Term Residents Live?

Long term Living  in Chiang Mai Today, I want to give you a few tips on some places you might miss in Chiang Mai, if you […]
July 1, 2017

Chiang Mai Life

A typical morning My typical morning in Chiang Mia starts with my favorite Thai tea and a bowl of yogurt and granola. It’s a spartan setting, […]
April 10, 2017

The Cotton Fair Episode 6

A local cotton fair featuring Thai garments designed, made, and sold in Thailand. A bit of progress on my ribbed shell  top.  A few tips about […]
February 25, 2017

Craft Nomad Podcast Episode 4

  Thai Traditions and Crafty Chat
February 16, 2017

Are You Traditional or Artsy?

I caught the quilting bug in the early 1980s. I had seen handmade quilts made by aunts and other distant relatives, but did not get excited […]
February 10, 2017

Thai Handwoven Textiles

Tradtional Cotton Fabric Weaving in Northern Thailand My recent trip into the mountains along the border of Myanmar was my first trip into real back country […]
February 8, 2017

Craft Nomad Episode 3

Today’s Craft Nomad Episode 3 is about my knitting;  a short travel section about a trip to a Hill Tribe textile festival in Mae Cheam and […]
February 1, 2017

What Is Craft?

This is a post I wrote a while back, but it expresses my ideas and attitudes about craft quite well. It also poses some questions that […]
January 31, 2017

Bosang Umbrella Festival

Saturday, January 21, 2017 The Bosang Umbrella Festival is held every third weekend in January and I was anxious to get out of my new home […]
January 24, 2017

Craft Nomad podcast Episode 2

Episode 2 of the Craft Nomad podcast on YouTube is now available. Includes podcast quiz answers: sponsorship, knitting and literature, crafty retreats, crafty tours. My bio, […]
December 27, 2016

New YouTube Podcast

Hi Everyone, I just started a YouTube podcast for Craft Nomad. It is not yet linked to the website, but you can find it at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSg7RM1BjyMAW3PkaY_8p8g There […]
December 10, 2016

Shaping without Increases or Decreases

I needed a break from the Tuscany Lace Tunic, so I decided to start a take along project. It’s always good to have something you can […]
October 15, 2016

The Knitted Hat Book Review

Review by: Joy Harmon Published by: Interweave Press http://www.interweavestore.com/the-knitted-hat-book This is a full length review. An overall review of the book comes first followed by short […]
September 10, 2016

Book Review: Light & Layered Knits

Light & Layered Knits. By Vicki Square. Loveland, Colorado: Interweave Press. 160 pages. (This review is based on the digital copy and contains comments specific to […]
July 18, 2016

Fiber Arts: a Rebel Movement

I recently took a virtual tour of my old craft book collection, just to see if any of the craft artists’ work had stood the test […]
July 18, 2016

Hand Made Fans

When considering arts and crafts, we have to consider that most of these art forms began as simple practical objects. As we see in early cave […]
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