Chicago Reader | Issue Archives | Jul 26, 2018
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  • Jul 26 - Aug 1, 2018
  • Vol. 47, No. 42

The Makers Issue
• Good with their hands: Five local artisans on their chosen paths and handmade wares
• Sole searching: Sara McIntosh teaches shoemaking as a first step toward self-reliance.
• The idea workshop: The Chicago Public Library Maker Lab gives everybody free access to some amazing toys.
• Captain Underpants: If you have a deep-seated need to sew your own undies, Amy Taylor is here for you.
• You, too, can be a terrarium builder: A few of the most interesting DIY classes the city has to offer

Plus:
Whitney Johnson drifts free of the knowable as Matchess: The Chicago violist, singer, and organist completes the Matchess Trilogy with the occult healing songs of the new Sacracorpa.

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