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Making a life : working by hand and discovering the life you are meant to live

Author: Melanie Falick; Rinne Allen
Publisher: New York, NY : Artisan, a division of Workman Publishing Co., Inc., [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do we make things by hand? And why do we make them beautiful? Led by the question of why working with our hands remains vital and valuable in the modern world, author and maker Melanie Falick went on a transformative, inspiring journey. Traveling across continents, she met quilters and potters, weavers and painters, metalsmiths, printmakers, woodworkers, and more, and uncovered truths that have been speaking to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melanie Falick; Rinne Allen
ISBN: 9781579657444 1579657443
OCLC Number: 1097364382
Description: 319 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Remembering --
Slowing down --
Joining hands --
Making a home --
Finding a voice.
Responsibility: Melanie Falick ; photographs by Rinne Allen.

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An exploration of how making by hand is the key to discovering your life's passion - whether that means spinning natural fibers, carving a wooden bowl, or creating elaborate papercuts; featuring  Read more...

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"This book is a gem, and one that will inspire you to keep (or begin!) making and creating, a desire that's inside each of us."--The House that Lars Built, November 2019 Book Club Pick "A remarkable Read more...

 
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