What is The Handmade Life?

“In a world where news of inhumanity bombards our sensibilities, where grasping for things goes so far beyond our needs, where time is squandered in busyness, it is a pleasure and a privilege to pause for a look at handiwork, to see beauty amidst utility, and to know that craft traditions begun so long ago serve us today.” – John Wilson

I am creating a series of videos and articles on how to make everyday items by hand, called The Handmade Life. To be notified of new videos and tutorials, sign up for my newsletter (The Deliberate Life Folk School) below, or like me on Facebook.

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Latest Articles

On handcrafting

5 Amazing Herbal Teas to Help You Beat the Flu

Just when you think you’ve escaped, the flu can hit you like a brick. But before you run to the doctor or send your significant other to the

How to be Successful Growing Vegetables Inside This Winter

Cultivating vegetables in the off-season isn’t as hard as you think. When I first started out as an urban farmer, my attempts to extend the growing season were