The History Of Crafts

The History Of Crafts

By Merritt
Finally!! A place to learn all about those crafting supplies and techniques we all know and love.

Ever wonder how macramé began? Interested in hearing more about beads? Get ready for each episode to go in-depth on the items around our favorite haberdashery.
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15: S1 Winter Season End
The History Of Crafts will be dormant for about 6 weeks as we prepare for our National TV Debut in March! Listen to this episode to hear details! - See you In April!
13:47
February 20, 2020
14: The History of Greeting Cards
Learn about Vinegar #Valentines, #Chromolithography & Egyptian New Years Sentiments on the History of Greeting #Cards. Resources: https://www.greetingcard.org/a-valentines-day-history-lesson/ https://www.greetingcard.org/industry-resources/history/ http://www.historybyzim.com/2013/02/oldest-valentine/ https://www.britannica.com/topic/Lupercalia http://www.victoriana.com/valentine-writers/ http://victoriantreasury.com/howland.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esther_Howland https://www.americanantiquarian.org/sentimentcards.htm https://www.americanantiquarian.org/Inventories/General%20Valentine%20Collection%20538111.pdf http://www.americanantiquarian.org/valentinesephemera/victorian-valentines https://carteblanchecards.com/the-history-of-greeting-cards/ http://jimgodfrey.com/louis-prang-father-of-the-christmas-card/
22:30
February 12, 2020
13:The History of the Glue Gun
This week we chat about the hot #glue gun & catch up with what the host has been up to with hers. Don't forget to check out my social media pages to keep up with all my antics: Website: https://thecreativeearth.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCreativeEarth/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecreativeearth/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/thecreativeearthDIY/ RESOURCES: http://www.props.eric-hart.com/tools/who-invented-the-hot-glue-gun/ https://www.gluegunsdirect.com/service-and-advice/history-development-glue-gun/ https://www.hotmelt.com/blogs/blog/the-evolution-of-the-glue-gun https://books.google.com/books?id=WiYDAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA154&hl=en#v=onepage&q&f=false https://visionlaunch.com/who-invented-the-hot-glue-gun/ http://archive.boston.com/bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2008/12/15/george_schultz_glue_gun_inventor_at_82/?page=2
17:23
February 5, 2020
12: Work Break!
This week's episode is short & sweet as our Host Merritt goes back to her den of creativity and works. We all need to prioritize, and this week the podcast has to step back so another area can shine properly!
00:40
January 29, 2020
11:The History of Buttons
Join Merritt for another week of tidbits of history! This week we learn all about Buttons!! Learn about a war started by the humble button!  Don't forget to check out my social media pages to keep up with all my antics: Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/thecreativeearthDIY/the-history-of-crafts/ Website: https://thecreativeearth.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCreativeEarth/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecreativeearth/ Resources: https://polifilosofie.files.wordpress.com/2012/12/encyclopedia-of-the-history-of-technology.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3fulRBLxFUw74RrOCZaXW48Y2y3ReVZ3I7zVWVKEduu7gAP5TmPEiOKvA https://www.buttonworks.com/buttonhistory.html https://www.harappa.com/category/slide-subject/button-seals http://www.slate.com/articles/life/design/2012/06/button_history_a_visual_tour_of_button_design_through_the_ages_.html ,http://www.buttoncountry.com/ http://www.buttoncountry.com/button-patents.html http://www.buttoncountry.com/3rd-ave-buttons-pictures.html http://pearlykingsandqueens.com/history/ https://www.mattmuseum.org/collections/waterbury-button-museum/ https://www.spectator.co.uk/2014/11/steve-jobss-button-phobia-has-shaped-the-modern-world/# https://imageevent.com/beckersemporium/myfavoritebutton https://gregology.net/reference/koumpounophobia/ https://blog.samuel-windsor.co.uk/mens-button-guide-infographic https://hobbylark.com/collecting/Vintage-Button-Guide-Ways-to-Indentify-Antique-Buttons
23:06
January 22, 2020
10: The History of the Iron
Join us for tidbits about the Iron! Find the 2020 Craftolution Page on https://thecreativeearth.com/naptime-crafter-resources Be sure to follow me on Instagram & Pinterest for more information and crafty tidbits! https://www.instagram.com/thecreativeearth/ https://www.pinterest.com/thecreativeearthDIY/the-history-of-crafts/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2ncuNk2o9N1YyDVd4e9czw RESOURCES: https://www.thoughtco.com/who-invented-the-iron-1991675 Bellis, Mary. "Who Invented the Iron?" ThoughtCo, Aug. 22, 2019, thoughtco.com/who-invented-the-iron-1991675. http://www.oldandinteresting.com/fluting-goffering-irons.aspx https://prezi.com/xq0ly77llx5v/history-of-the-clothes-iron/ http://www.madehow.com/Volume-6/Clothes-Iron.html https://www.tribstar.com/news/lifestyles/historical-treasure-mrs-potts-sad-iron/article_e5ef38e0-b1ff-563b-b2a1-4ab04796775e.html https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Tilley_Lamp_Co http://enticz.blogspot.com/2011/06/box-irons-or-charcoal-irons.html http://www.wallswithstories.com/household/charcoal-iron-predecessor-to-the-modern-electric-steam-iron-that-first-appeared-in-china-in-the-first-century-bc.html http://www.oldandinteresting.com/box-mangles.aspx https://museumofromanianrecords.com/pressing-iron-collection/ http://www.madehow.com/Volume-6/Clothes-Iron.html http://www.madehow.com/Volume-6/Clothes-Iron.html#ixzz6B3M9TZn6
15:22
January 15, 2020
09: The History of Felt
Hey Learner!  Join Merritt in exploring how Felt came to be! From Wool garments found in Burial Mounds to new techniques being created recently - you want to hear all about it!  Resources: https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1525/aa.1930.32.1.02a00020 http://feltcrafts.com/history.html http://www.lodencoat.com/ https://nunofelting.com/ https://natmus.dk/historisk-viden/danmark/oldtid-indtil-aar-1050/bronzealderen-1700-fkr-500-fkr/kvinder-og-maend-i-bronzealderen/manden-fra-muldbjerg/ http://www.turkishculture.org/textile-arts/felt-107.htm http://www.historyofclothing.com/textile-history/felt-and-feltmaking-history/ https://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Felt http://www.fairfieldassociation.org/learningzone/files/floraschools/historyoffelt.pdf
11:12
January 8, 2020
08: The History of Resin
Join Merritt of The Creative Earth as she talks about #Resin, 2020 Craftolutions & news! Get ready to learn about natural and synthetic Resins used in boating, skateboarding, incense & much more! Find the 2020 Craftolution Page on https://thecreativeearth.com/naptime-crafter-resources Be sure to follow me on Instagram & Pinterest for more information and crafty tidbits! https://www.instagram.com/thecreativeearth/ https://www.pinterest.com/thecreativeearthDIY/the-history-of-crafts/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2ncuNk2o9N1YyDVd4e9czw RESOURCES: https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/ethnobotany/resins.shtml https://www.researchgate.net/publication/304714098_Synthetic_resins_and_their_properties_in_respect_of_development_of_jute_based_composite_boards http://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/III._The_History_of_Synthetic_Resin_Varnishes http://www.fossilmuseum.net/Tree_of_Life/FossilAmber.htm https://www.britannica.com/science/resin https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resin# https://www.instagram.com/liquid_annasweet/ https://www.instagram.com/annupton.art/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastic_(plant_resin) https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/paleoplanet69529/how-to-make-cutler-s-resin-t55490.html https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-plastics-1992322 https://www.marvalindustries.com/types-of-synthetic-resins.html
17:11
January 1, 2020
07:Christmas Week
This week we are taking a technology break and so should you! Do a puzzle, make a cookie, eat a yummy thing. Above all snuggle up and love the ones around you.
02:39
December 25, 2019
06:The History of Ornaments
Ever wonder who strung the first boughs of holly? Well I forgot to look that up but I will tell you tons of other tidbits about #Christmas #Ornaments including why I'll never look at #Tinsel the same way. Find Images for todays episode at the History of Crafts Pinterest Board. You can also see the latest DIY videos from the Host, here. As always- find everything in one spot if you bookmark https://thecreativeearth.com/ Thanks for listening, Learners, don't forget to spread the word! Show Resources: Resources: https://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/history/xmas_tree.htm https://www.theholidayspot.com/christmas/christmas_ornaments.htm https://mymerrychristmas.com/history-christmas-ornaments/ https://www.townandcountrymag.com/society/tradition/a25619292/queen-victoria-prince-albert-christmas-tree-holiday-tradition/ https://theculturetrip.com/europe/germany/articles/a-brief-history-of-the-christmas-ornament-3/ https://christmashq.com/decorations/ornaments/ https://www.ornamentshop.com/history_story/part2.asp https://www.argophilia.com/news/ukrainian-christmas-tree/216905/ https://www.historytoday.com/archive/history-matters/first-christmas-tree
22:31
December 18, 2019
05: The History of Macramé
In this weeks #Macramé episode we welcome our FIRST GUEST CRAFTER! Farrel Hansen of #Macrameoww & Curator of the 73 Degree Flea is visiting to talk about the art of tying #knots! Find Images for todays episode at the History of Crafts Pinterest Board. You can also see the latest DIY videos from the Host, here. As always- find everything in one spot if you bookmark https://thecreativeearth.com/ Thanks for listening, Learners, don't forget to spread the word! Resources for this Episode (were all online this week, you're welcome!): https://cdnmedia.handweaving.net/DigitalArchive/articles/scr_macr.pdf https://www2.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/books/archive_033.pdf https://www2.cs.arizona.edu/patterns/weaving/other/cum_lac1.pdf https://cdnmedia.handweaving.net/DigitalArchive/articles/wow_macr.pdf http://www.ancientpages.com/2017/03/15/ancient-chinese-version-of-quipu-tradition-of-tying-knots-dates-back-to-antiquity/ https://www.sutori.com/story/the-amazing-history-of-macrame--3WpiLuPZoHz9WDNqgS43igi7 https://www.ancient.eu/Quipu/ https://www.idpublications.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Full-Paper-THE-DEVELOPMENTS-OF-MACRAM%C3%89-AS-A-VIABLE-ECONOMIC-VENTURE-IN-GHANA.pdf https://www.liendoanaulac.org/space/references/training/Ashley_Book_Knots.pdf
17:01
December 11, 2019
04: The History of Paper Maché
In this weeks podcast, we discuss Paper Mache and it's origins. Merritt discusses the 3 styles used along with some different artists using paper mache pulp to sculpt some incredible things. Find more about the Pictures she speaks about and more through https://thecreativeearth.com/ Episode Resources: https://www.si.edu/mci/downloads/RELACT/papier_mache.pdf https://www.mexican-folk-art-guide.com/saulo-moreno.html#.XeeBV1dKhPZ https://arnoldgrummer.com/products/paper-casting/papercasting.html http://www.papiermache.co.uk/articles/history-of-papier-mache-dolls/
19:16
December 4, 2019
03: The History of Beads
Learn about all types of beads throughout history, from Neanderthals to today! Check out thecreativeearth.com to see pics!
14:49
November 27, 2019
02: The History of Embroidery
Learn about some of the earliest Embroideries as well as some fascinating traditions. This episode scratches the surface and will send you hunting for more. Join me here and afterwards head to my pinterest page to see some of the images I've spoken about such as the Bayeux Tapestry & vintage samplers. https://pin.it/awk2vnjv6afvrh
19:58
November 20, 2019
01: The History of Stained Glass
Travel through time on my very first podcast about the History of all things creative! This episode is about the history of stained glass. Join me in learning interesting tidbits about this time honored art. Follow me during my research process on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecreativeearth/ Follow all my antics including DIY Craft Videos on the Naptime Crafter You Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2ncuNk2o9N1YyDVd4e9czw?view_as=public
16:08
November 13, 2019
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November 9, 2019