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I'm a Maker Because...with April Frost

April Frost, on the Maker Miniviews series. Quick and to-the-point interviews for/by makers to inspire, empower, and encourage each other.

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Miniviews series - No. 68 with April Frost

You’ve landed on the sixty-eighth installment of the Maker Miniviews (mini, two question interviews) series. Learn more about these maker interviews and view a list of all Miniviews.

April Frost is a macrame lover, a maker, and dedicated instructor. She shares her craft with others by teaching classes, doing custom commissions, and selling PDF guides, DIY macrame kits, and other goods on Etsy. April is based in Missoula, MT.

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I'm a Maker Because...

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What inspires you to keep making things?

I can't turn it off. Sometimes I have other things that I need to do and I want to turn my maker brain off, but I don't hold that power. It is simply who I am.

What one piece of advice would you give to other makers?

You are going to spend an ungodly amount of time mastering your craft. It may feel like it at the time, but none of it is time wasted.

"It may feel like it at the time, but none of it is time wasted..." — April Frost

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