Beyond souvenirs: Making fannish items by hand

  • Dana Sterling Bode Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Keywords: Artisans, Crafts, Fan community, Handiwork

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.

Author Biography

Dana Sterling Bode, Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Dana Sterling Bode is a full time instructor teaching a variety of communications classes.
Published
2013-08-08
How to Cite
Bode, D. (2013). Beyond souvenirs: Making fannish items by hand. Transformative Works and Cultures, 16. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.3983/twc.2014.0548
Section
Interview