Making Things Has Returned

01/18/11 12:07PM By Jane Lindholm, Ric Cengeri
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Many people in the area have turned to making things, from creating clothing with reused materials, to making their own foods, beer and wines.

Emily Blistein of Clementine in Middlebury says that perfecting a craft takes perseverance and help from classes or friends. Gyllian Svensson of the Bobbin Sew Bar and Craft Lounge in Burlington views clothing construction like learning to play guitar. She says you wouldn't expect write a hit song the moment you picked up the instrument.

Listen to Jane Lindholm's interview with these local crafters.

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