If you know where the fabric came from and you can choose organic or free-trade materials, and you are the laborer, you can have more control over your impact on the world and you can lighten your footprint. Lastly, I think we are in an era of personalization, when just buying mass-produced items everyone in the neighborhood has is finally losing its cache, and instead, when you make something for yourself to wear or to decorate your home, you can express your own personality through your creation rather than passively allowing a corporation to do it for you.
What got you started crafting?
I’ve always been interested in handmade since my childhood. I loved making cute little crocheted things with my mother. It was only some months ago that I decided to turn my fun into a kind of “work”.