What is a MasterDabbler?
Dabbling comes from curiosity. You can be interested about organic gardening, how to do a chain stitch, make a soufflé, or put in a zipper. Your tomatoes can be small, your stitch lopsided, your soufflé flat, and your zipper crooked. It’s ok. Learning new things makes us inventive, resourceful, and creative.
“Our making was becoming more important than the products of our craft. Artists who created for a living would come and just play, without worrying about whether or not what they made would sell. People who didn’t think of themselves as artists could give themselves permission to try something that intimidated them, because it didn’t matter if what they made turned out like the picture. Their creative impulse would still be valued.” (From Handmade Nation)