Craftsmanship Makes a Community

There was a time, not so long ago, when everything a person needed and wanted was made by independent, skilled craftsmen. This is cottage industry, and it makes the world better.

Whether you’re a consumer, a producer, or a learner, you can transform yourself, your home, and your community through your engagement with the cottage arts and industries.

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The Alliance Needs a Logo

The Alliance for Cottage Arts and Industry needs a logo. I don’t suppose you want to design it, do you? You do? Wow, that’s great! In that case, all you have to do is send me your design using the email address listed on the Contact page. The deadline for…

The Directory

A source for consumers, producers, and learners to find products, customers, and teachers.

The Library

An ever-expanding archive of the best books on a wide variety of subjects within cottage industry.

The Masters

A blog highlighting the lives and works of the modern Masters of Cottage industry.