A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Does your gift list have you stumped? Can never figure out what to make for Great Aunt Felma?  Each day through December 24, we are featuring a fabulous gift tutorial!  Check out the 2017 Handmade Holiday Gift Guide for (free!) recipes, patterns and more.
Total Members: 319,845
Currently Running With Scissors:
155 Guests and 2 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop
  Show Topics
Pages: [1]
1  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Discussion and Questions / Please Help with Craftster article on: January 19, 2005 07:58:25 AM
Hi Everyone:

I am in the process of working on an academic analysis of Craftster.  My day job is as an assistant professor of communication studies with an emphasis on feminism and community.  My (academic) interest in Craftster is in how through language, weve formed a virtual community that often extends back into our home communities.   The paper will be included in a forthcoming edited collection of essays about the internet.  Basically, this chapter allows me to combine my day job with my fun job of crafting! 

Since my chapter will focus on community, I wanted to turn to the Craftster community for your input.  Im posting this request here after discussing it with Leah.  Please let me know if you think I should post it somewhere else.

Im particularly interested in a few things:
1.  What keeps you coming back to Craftster?
2.  What is it that makes Craftster unique or unlike other online communities?
3.  When you think of Craftster, what do you think of?
4.  Are there any parts of Craftster that you think deserve special attention?
Of course Im also interested in anything else that you have to say or add. 

I really appreciate any feedback you can give me.  If you want more information about the project or about my background and research, please PM me.  Big time thanks for even reading this!


2  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing Machines: Discussion and Questions / Sewing machine Needles on: October 11, 2004 02:08:33 PM
Hi Everyone!  Inspired by Jordy's amazing purse design, I've returned to sewing after several years.  I'm pretty much working by memory from junior high home ec -- a long, long time ago.  My question is, how long should my sewing machine needles last, approximately?  Thanks for any help or advice you have!
Pages: [1]

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Elf on a Shelf Tutu
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Recycled Sweater Quilt
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Mini Heart Pinata

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2017, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.