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Spotted in the CRAFT Flickr pool: The “Credit Crunch Sampler” by Bugsandfishes. I like the way she thinks:

As a crafter, I’ve been really interested in how an almost wartime-like “make do and mend” attitude has been cropping up in connection with the credit crunch. Now the mass-consumption bubble has burst people are rediscovering the specialness of handmade things, and “old fashioned” hobbies like sewing are experiencing a revival.