Lish Dorset

Lish Dorset loves anything related to crafting. In addition to helping produce the Detroit Urban Craft Fair with Handmade Detroit, she's a freelance craft writer and daytime museum worker.

lish@handmadedetroit.com

Stitch n’ Pitch Returns to Detroit Sept. 28

Calling all knitters, crocheters and anyone who crafts with a needle! Stitch n’ Pitch is returning to Detroit Sept. 28 for a crafty meetup at Comerica Park. Returning for the…

Sponsor DUCF 2013

So, you’d like to sponsor the 2013 Detroit Urban Craft Fair? Fantastic! We’d love to have you help us celebrate our eighth show. Here’s how you can get involved this…

Chronicle Eye Candy’s Craft Month

Happy September! Are you in the mood for a crafty treat, but looking to save a few dollars? Have no fear. Chronicle Eye Candy, a reduced-price e-book offering from the…

American Sewing Expo Celebrates 20th Anniversary

As Labor Day approaches and thoughts of the “unofficial” end to summer start to linger, it’s time to face it – fall is just around the corner. But for us…

Easy-to-sew bean bags

Do you love to play outdoor games? If you do, it’s probably time for a new set of bean bags. Head over to Metro Parent’s Make It blog to see…

How-To: DIY Recycled Notebooks

The next time you’re looking for craft supplies, make sure to look in the recycling bin. Lish shows you how to make a small recycled notebook of your own on…

Beach Scavenger Hunt Terrarium

Looking for a fun project this weekend? Try making your own beach scavenger hunt terrarium. Lish shows you how over on Make It. Keep an eye out for found terrarium…

Dark Rye’s “Detroit” issue now available

Dark Rye, the online magazine from Whole Foods, has an issue all about Detroit available now. Make sure to check it out and look for some of your favorite local…

Julia Rothman’s “Ride” Project Roundup

Calling all bikers! Make sure to check out Julia Rothman’s latest offering for Windham Fabrics – Ride. This bike-themed collection features everything from gears to traffic signs. I made my…

David Stark for Pewabic Pottery

Fun news coming out of Pewabic Pottery. Well-known event designer David Stark has collaborated with Pewabic Pottery to create a beautiful, yet simple, dinner plate available for purchase at the…