Mar 29, 2011

Please Welcome Our New Blogger, John Kingman!

created at: 03/29/2011

Friends, ManMade has grown up. A little over a year ago, in February 2010, I launched ManMade as a way of curating all the crafty and designy links that didn't scream "this is for girls!"

The last year has been amazing, and ManMade has grown into, like, a real website. So, I'm happy to welcome another contributer to the site, John Kingman.

John lives in Brooklyn, NY, and works in video production. He's a whiz at photography, video, Adobe CS, and should be an awesome complement to the "crafting with power tools" approach that I call home. 

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Mar 03, 2011

Wish You Were Here

created at: 03/02/2011

Hi, hi! This morning, I skipped town for a long weekend in Chicago. Even though it seems like it'll be cold and rainy, my cabin fever is already slowly dissolving...

Tonight, we've got tickets for Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me, and plenty of fun plans and exciting dinner reservations, including Rick Bayless's Topolobampo! I don't geek out over much, but that'll do it. I'll do my best to cover the cool stuff of my trip on Twitter, so come say hi: twitter.com/@ManMadeDIY

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Dec 23, 2010

And we're out...

created at: 12/22/2010

And with that, my friends, it's Christmas time, and I'm gone.

So, one last time:

Merry Christmas!

I hope you all have an amazing holiday, and here's wishing you the warmest of celebrations.

See you next week!

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Sep 05, 2010

Please Welcome Guest Blogger, Polly Conway

Hi friends - I'll be away from September 4th - 12th on fine trip up and down the New England coast, and I'm excited to welcome my friend and maker Polly Conway to explore all sorts of mens and crafts and generall good times.

created at: 09/03/2010

So, get to know her a bit better, and say hi!

Polly Conway is a writer and craft dilettante living in Oakland, CA. Her current unfinished projects include a nearly done cross-stitch, a 1/25th completed afghan, and a quilt that currently exists only in her mind. Polly runs her own small crafty business, Pollyannacowgirl, selling the projects she can finish, and represents at shows all over California like Bazaar

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Feb 09, 2010

"The Men of Craft" from NPR.

In November, NPR blogger Jess Ginter posted an illustrated featurette on the men at her local indie craft show, Crafty Bastards.  

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