Your Stories

Visitors share memories of what craft means to them.

 

Share Your Craft Story

Do you have a handmade object that means something to you?

 

Crafting America

Organized by the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

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Share Your Craft Story: “My Special Quilt”

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Avon Langston My special handcrafted item is a beautiful quilt that was made for me by my daughter, Gay Solomon, as a gift for my 80th birthday, with one star…
A rough and well-loved wooden footstool with the name Amy Cates carved on the top.

Share Your Craft Story: “Memorial”

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Amy Cates My Uncle Travis made and engraved this wooden stool as a gift for my second birthday. He died in Vietnam two months before my third birthday. As a…
An embroidered dog with a rubber ball and a number 5 from a clock.

Share Your Craft Story: “Memories from the Land of Ro”

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Ro Gilbert-Eyke, Studio 222 member I am a fiber artist. This is one of my favorite quilts. It's called "Memories From the Land of Ro," and it is a map…