Rug hooking to keep the house warm
Candle making to have light
Wool spinning to make clothes
These are the skills our forebears had to hone out of necessity, they couldn’t drive down to the mall and pick up what they needed. It made them resourceful, making do with whatever materials they had around them.
Today, crafters are carrying on thesetraditions and in the Downhome Podcast’s 9th episode, I’m joined by Special Publications Editor Tobias Romaniuk to chat about his article “Keeping the Flame Alive,” which was published in the November issue.
Episode 11: The Psychology of Habits
Episode 10: Everyday Gourmet Christmas
Episode 9: Keeping the Flame Alive
Episode 8: Home Sweet Homestead
Episode 7: The Regatta Boats
Episode 6: A little piece of France
Episode 5: Amelia Earhart in Newfoundland
Episode 4: The Fairy Month of May
Episode 3: Salt Shakedown
Episode 2: The Beat Goes On
Episode 1: The Millennial Hustle