Category Archives: Textiles

Meet the Maker: Toni Gilliard, of Eighty5 Apparel

It’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the first “makers” were handcrafters, people who took – and still take! – raw materials and turned them into tools, shelter,  clothing, and decorative items.  Crocheting is one of those handcrafts … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Belinda Chapnick of Southern Oaks Endless Possibilities Fiber Studios

Belinda Chapnick is a fiber & mixed media artist, and the owner of Southern Oaks Endless Possibilities Fiber Studio.  She’s a maker of fiber arts, and is bringing a pretty comprehensive exhibit to Gulf Coast MakerCon this year.  We asked her to … Continue reading

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