Journal

  • Father's Day Special: Six Pack Holder

    As we develop workshop ideas, we often look to the calendar for inspiration, and with Father's Day coming up, we thought we'd design a craft with t...
  • Meeting Makers

    At Mayfair, we loved talking to makers about their process. As makers ourselves, we know about the love that goes into making handmade, and we appr...
  • Made by Maker Practice

    Mary and I make a lot of crafts. That's how we started Maker Practice: just making cool stuff in Mary's basement. In preparing for last weekend's M...
  • MayFair Maker's Market

    After the smash success of BaM Co-Create's Crafts and Craft Brews Market at Union Craft Brewery, we reached out to Britney and Marlayna, the dynami...
  • Weaving Beyond the Basics

    For my birthday this year, I treated myself to Kristen Thompson's Intro to Weaving class at Maker Practice. Kristen, the gifted artist behind Birch...
  • Building: Porch Couches

    A couple weeks ago, Mary built a porch couch. I call it a porch couch because at my alma mater, Ohio University (and let's be real, probably every ...
  • Alcohol Inks

    I'm sensitive to those Maker Virgins out there who are not averse to challenge, but want to produce a great result from their first time making. Enter alcohol ink.
  • A Story of Branches and Boards

    Our materials come from many sources. When making those choices, we do our best to keep our carbon foot print in mind. That's why I'm excited to te...
  • Making a Video

    Maker Practice has entered the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest for 2019. Mary and I spent yesterday afternoon making a video about Maker Practice.
  • Meet our Employees

    Mary and I spend a lot of our time here at the studio, but we value our work-life balance, and our beloved employees make it possible. We're excite...
  • Resin Pouring

    Resin Pouring is fast becoming one of our favorites. A project that Mary tackled years ago, it's having a moment here in the studio and out in the ...
  • Leather Clutch

    Although our Kentucky leather has been with us since last spring's Sutler Fair at Ft. Frederick State Park, we're still in love and always looking ...