Tight Knit • Yarn Boutique Rumpelstiltskin Weaves Community Together

What’s old is cool again. Knitting, weaving and crocheting, often associated with apple-headed grannies making outdated yet sweet gifts no one wanted, are making a comeback. Maybe it’s climate change activists like Jane Fonda encouraging people to minimize their material consumption and be content with what’s enough. Or maybe it’s…

Putting the Pieces Together • Melissa Arendt and the Art of Inspiration

Melissa Arendt refers to her work as “a fragmented record of life on earth.” At first glance, her pieces give the appearance of collage—dense, busy, eclectic—though in fact they’re completely hand-painted and drawn. Time and space are limited, and she’s trying to fit it all in. Art has been Arendt’s…