Named a 2014 Favorite Book of the Year by Amazon Editors, Wise Craft: Turning Thrift Store Finds, Fabric Scraps, and Natural Objects into Stuff You Love is the guide for making your life beautifully homemade and truly your own. Turn forgotten cast-offs, outgrown clothing, and other things into special new objects that enhance your living space and tell your story. Give new life to things you may already have, or those special things you bring home from the thrift store. Photographed by EJ Armstrong and illustrated by Lisa Congdon, this book creates a visual treat for your eyes. To get you inspired and excited to DIY all kinds of beautiful things for your home and your family. With over 60 projects and 184 pages, all divided by seasons, pull this book off the shelf whenever you want to spruce up your surroundings and get creative with the family!
Looking for book signings and appearances I’m doing? Check this page.
See the nice things folks have been saying!
Lisa Congdon (Lisa did the illustrations for my book and has been a friend for many years)
Issue Five of Knit Magazine features the Knitted Swatch Blanket from the Winter section of my book.
Sew Mama Sew (also find the Pinpoint Eiderdown project from the book there as well)
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