Beyond souvenirs: Making fannish items by hand

Dana Sterling Bode

Abstract


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.

Keywords


Artisans; Crafts; Fan community; Handiwork

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3983/twc.2014.0548

License URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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