The Rise of the Crafty Hipster

Goldberg, Michelle
May 2013
Newsweek Global;5/3/2013, Vol. 161 Issue 17, p1
The article focuses on people who make a living in the U.S. through crafts and home businesses. It mentions Emily Matchar's book "Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity" which suggests there has been a generational altering of values due to disaffection with the modern workplace. It speculates people are turning to handmade crafts due to underemployment or unemployment. It talks about people making a living writing blogs and the difficulty of making a living through crafts.


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