Other sessions that I'm personally excited about are Don Baldwin's help on Organizing a Bookmark Collection, Lauren Roberts' tips on How To Store And Display Your Bookmark Collection, and Jen Funk Weber's class on Making an Embroidered Bookmark and the Stitching for Literacy Program.
Maybe you’ve never articulated why you collect, what your collection “does” — or maybe you have & you just don’t think it’s important in The Big Picture sort of a way. Maybe others have made you feel like a capitalistic consumer pig in your collecting pursuits. Whatever the reason, do you down-play your “junk,” your hobby, and your passion?
It is my hope that in this session you will become a more confident collector, to learn to see your items beyond their materialistic cash value and appraise them for their cultural and intrinsic values, to see the very act of collecting itself and your contribution as a collector as significant. Because all collections, great and small — all collectors, great and small — are of incredible value.