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5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Things About Carla Sinclair

Everyone remembers when Craftzine was CRAFT magazine, right? Our print edition’s founding editor was Carla Sinclair, a crafty mother of two beautiful daughters, and wife to MAKE Editor-in-Chief Mark Frauenfelder. Carla’s introduction to the DIY lifestyle began when her family lived on Rarotonga and she made dolls with her daughters... Read more »

Free Motion Embroidery: Paul Nosa

One day Paul Nosa, having no prior applicable training, started using a sewing machine to express his own imagination. The result is Free Motion Embroidery, which he demonstrates at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011. Taking cues from customers, may of his items are made to order, and watching him perform... Read more »

Encrypted WW2 Cross Stitch

CRAFT columnist Julie Jackson (of Subversive Cross Stitch) just sent me this fascinating Guardian article, Nazis, Needlework, and My Dad, about how Major Alexis Casdagli endured his time in a Nazi Germany POW camp cross-stitching. Like other artists before him, he was able to hide secret messages within his work.... Read more »