Maker Mondays: Tara Thorn on Creativity, Support, and Cedar and Cypress Designs

Tara Thorn and her small business, Cedar and Cypress Designs, create more than just gorgeous handmade jewelry – they create a community. A social enterprise business model, Cedar and Cypress Designs partners with independent artisans in Haiti to bring beautiful and sustainable pieces to life, ensuring stable employment for many expert makers in the process. […]

Maker Mondays: Catherine Gentile on Quilting and Community

Catherine Gentile has always been an artmaker. An immaculate quilter and knitter, she has spent her life sharing her knowledge and passion for textiles with generations of women across Massachusetts, from her time spent running the quilting department at Boston’s legendary Windsor Button Shop, to teaching her own courses as the owner of the Button […]