Making A Life: Working By Hand And Discovering The Life You Are Meant To Live

byMelanie Falick

Paper over Board | October 29, 2019

Making A Life: Working By Hand And Discovering The Life You Are Meant To Live by Melanie Falick
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A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019

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 us for millennia yet feel urgently relevant today: We make in order to slow down. To connect with others. To express ideas and emotions, feel competent, create something tangible and long-lasting. And to feed the soul. In revealing stories and gorgeous original photographs, Making a Life captures all the joy of making and the power it has to give our lives authenticity and meaning.
Melanie Falick is an independent writer, editor, and creative consultant—and a lifelong maker. Formerly the publishing director of STC Craft/Melanie Falick Books, an imprint of Abrams, and the editor in chief of Interweave Knits magazine, she is also the author of Knitting in America,Kids Knitting, and Weekend Knitting, as well as seve...
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Title:Making A Life: Working By Hand And Discovering The Life You Are Meant To LiveFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:320 pages, 11 X 8 X 1 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 11 X 8 X 1 inPublished:October 29, 2019Publisher:ArtisanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1579657443

ISBN - 13:9781579657444

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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