Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft, and Design

Handmade Nation: The Rise of DIY, Art, Craft, and Design

Crafting is spreading all across the states -- it's infectious and inspiring. "The 65-minute movie documents a movement of artists, crafters and designers that recognize a marriage between historical techniques, punk and DIY (do it yourself) ethos while being influenced by traditional handiwork, modern aesthetics, politics, feminism and art.It includes interviews with more than 50 artists in 15 cities who explain how the new wave of craft, "forges a new economy, lifestyle and burgeoning art community that is based on creativity, determination and networking," says Faythe Levine, author