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Crafts are back in fashion, and it would seem that a younger generation is ready to put its own imprimatur on this time-honored tradition. As the website indicates, is for "People who have crafty urges, but who are not excited by cross-stitched bunnies and crocheted paper cozies, can show off their current craft projects, ask advice on future projects and get inspiration for new...
View Resource The Batik Guild

Visitors unfamiliar with batik should check out the "What is batik?" link on the left hand side menu of this site. There they'll find out that Batik is a method of creating an image, traditionally on cloth, by exposing some areas of fabric to dye, while keeping other portions of the fabric covered in wax, so as to remain free of dye. To see how such a process has evolved over time visitors...
View Resource Artisans and Craft Production in Nineteenth-Century Scotland

Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, the "Artisans and the Craft Economy in Scotland, c. 1780-1914" project documents the story of artisans and their work during the nineteenth century. Presenting a collection of photographs, portraits, and images of hand-made objects (e.g. jewelry, textiles, metalwork, glass, and ceramics) from various museums and archives across the country, researchers from the...