Handmade: WNC’s craft legacy

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Art, vision and business go hand in hand in Western North Carolina’s craft industry. It’s a $206.5 million economic sector, driven by passion and infused with tradition.

In this week’s print edition, as American Craft Week unfolds around the country Oct. 4-13, Xpress takes a broad look at the people and ideas that make it a vibrant industry. Click on the links below for the stories.

Deep Roots, Many Branches: The family Tree of Wood Craft in WNC

Crafty-happenings by Alli Marshall

WNC Craft Economy by Steph Guinan

The Business of Craft by Kyle Sherard

Craftspeople Answer the Question: What Are You Working On? compiled by Ami Worthen

Tip Toe through the Studios

Crafty Happenings by Max Miller

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About Margaret Williams
Managing Editor Margaret Williams has been at Xpress since 1994. An Alabama native, she has lived in Western North Carolina since 1987.

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