tools are for girls / Crafted in Carhartt

Y’all may have already read my tool guide for the crafty woman, outlining some of my favorite and most used power tools. If not, take a look here. The other day I was thinking how crucial needle nose pliers are in my everyday life. (Ahh, the life of a crafter.) It’s easy to get caught […]

Syracuse Set Design / Crafted in Carhartt

As an artist, one of my favorite aspects of going to the theater is experiencing all of the set designs. I think of it as reading a play through someone else’s imagination. Holly Luedtke, Scenic Charge Artist at Syracuse Stage, is a huge part of that process. She interprets the surface finishes of a model […]

Girl Power / Crafted in Carhartt

The other day I asked a woman what it was like to be a female in her particular field. She answered me in a way I have yet to hear in my many interviews for this girl power blog. She found it easier and, by her perspective, more beneficial to not speak on the topic […]

Sara Morris / Mello Velo

Crafted in Carhartt is a blog that whole-heartedly supports women in the jobs that bring them joy fulfillment. It’s such a thrill to see ladies killing it in a male-dominated field. Unfortunately, gender bias in the workplace is still very real today. As Sara Morris, co-owner of Mello Velo Bike Shop and Cafe, says, 

“People […]

Ryn Adkins / Crafted in Carhartt

You might notice the stark difference between a high tea time set and the creative alternative cup and saucer Ryn Adkins is working on the photos above. Crossing mediums and taking a twist on depth of field, this dinnerware pair is an imaginative spin for table settings. As a designer and craftsman, Ryn came up […]

Build a Better Spring / Crafted in Carhartt

With temperatures on the rise, it’s time to get outside and start a few new projects. I looked around in my junk drawer and recycling bin for some up-cycled inspiration. In keeping with the season, I came up with a few simple metal flower tutorials that are easy and fun. Large Loop Flower what you […]

Andrea Ruth Denniston / Crafted in Carhartt

After one semester of ceramics during my sophomore year of college, I learned a whole new respect for all handmade pottery. The sheer amount of time, skill, and love poured over each piece was something I’d never experienced before. From a mound of clay, wedged and formed by your own two hands into something with […]