Nikki McClure - 2010 Wall Calendar

Nikki McClure - 2010 Wall Calendar

I was sick with the flu this past week. So I decided to catch up on some film-watching. I bought the wonderful DVD Handmade Nation a couple weeks back, and had just got it in the mail. It was amazing, full of great people making a living creating craft, however they chose to define it. One of the people featured in the documentary was Nikki McClure, who makes these astonishing paper cut pieces. After learning about her, and her popular calenders, I knew I had to rush out (to the internet) and get one myself!

  • 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 (... 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

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