Somewhere over the last 50 years, we have lost pride in our ability to make and create – crafting, although getting more fashionable, still has a way to go before becoming officially cool. Part of UCC’s mission statement is to make crafting cool again and to encourage everyone, young and old to get out in public and craft.
Developing this mission statement alongside UCC co-founder Amanda got me thinking about when I had witnessed Public Displays of Craftiness or PDCs in recent years. Only two instances sprang to mind – one was at the international ferry terminal in Brisbane where a group of ladies of a certain age were busily knitting away whilst waiting to board their ferry. The other was at the Sydney Opera House where during the intermission of a school recorder concert (don’t ask!), the teenager next to me got . . . → Read More: Witnessing Public Displays of Craftiness