Beyond souvenirs: Making fannish items by hand

Dana Sterling Bode


Fan crafts such as knitting, plushies, painted objects, and food are a fulfilling and creative endeavor for the artists. Five fan crafters were interviewed via e-mail to discuss how and why they create.


Artisans; Crafts; Fan community; Handiwork

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