Many of us are familiar with writer’s block, that creative emptiness that hits you when you have all the freedom in the world and a blank page. But what about the opposite: when you face tough times and a lack of freedom, but discover in that an unstoppable will to create?
Creating something from nothing is Leah Price’s passion. After spending ten years in what she describes as almost complete isolation, caring for her two children with special needs, Leah discovered a deep and abiding creative energy in repurposing what is unloved and wasted.
Links and Resources
Related links from this episode:
- Other Boxes, Leah’s blog
- Our Social Fabric, the textile recycling initiative in Vancouver, where Leah is a board member.
- Our article on Our Social Fabric in Seamwork Magazine.
- Copying Complex Garments, an article by Blossom Jenab in Threads Magazine
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