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MetaTalkTail Hour: New Old Hobbies

Hi everybody, happy weekend! Since we haven't had one of these in a while I figured I'd give it a shot. My question: have these balmy summer months (or boredom, or some other agent, or pure chaotic chance) induced you to pick back up a hobby or undertaking that you used to be into, but dropped at some point in the past? What caused you to drop it? What made you decide to get back into it? [more inside]
posted by Greg_Ace on Aug 5, 2023 - 24 comments

Metatalktail Hour: Making-Love

Inspired by this wonderful knitter and her fine froggy friend, for today's Metatalktail Hour I'd like to ask everybody what they are making. Needlework, woodwork, music, cooking, gardening, writing, refinishing, building, painting, sketching, repairing, cooking, programming for fun? Tell us about it! [more inside]
posted by taz on May 28, 2022 - 88 comments

Metatalktail Hour: Hobbies!

Happy weekend, MetaFilter! This week, I'm curious to know what Covid/quarantine hobbies you've stuck with! Are there things you're really enjoying? Are they things you've always done? New hobbies? Things you've always wanted to try or never expected to try? Most importantly, how can we all try them? [more inside]
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Oct 10, 2020 - 116 comments

The Child is the Parent of the MeFite

As another week draws to a close, the spirit of Fizz--who is taking a break from the site--endures! Let's spend time talking about how past times and daydreams we enjoyed in childhood carry through to our lives today. Did you first learn to knit in elementary school and are now a fixture on Ravelry? Did you create elaborate model train layouts only to become a transportation planner as an adult? Was it always your sense that the landscape where you belonged was somewhere else... where you live now? Have you traded a Jiffy-Bake oven or Brownie camera for their professional equivalents? Or were you primed for a particular career or hobby, whether by family fiat or your own sense of self, that couldn't be farther from your own truth today? Spill! [more inside]
posted by carmicha on Jul 26, 2019 - 46 comments

What Are You Making Now 2: Electric Boogaloo

Hey everyone! This seems like as good a time as any for another “show us a thing you’ve made lately” post. Are you sewing something awesome? Steadfastly baking even in the atrocious heat? Running a role playing campaign? Organizing a community for a better world? It’s time to proudly show off your creations against. [more inside]
posted by ActionPopulated on Jul 8, 2018 - 132 comments

What have you been making lately?

Making things is a pretty common coping mechanism, and hell knows a lot of us have been low on cope this past year. I'm curious: what have you created lately that you're proud of? Baked anything elaborate? Written a story you're proud of? Knit a hat or crocheted a blanket? Created a little community? Built something? Written a program? Tell us about it!
posted by sciatrix on Feb 8, 2018 - 149 comments

Tell me your weirdest, most niche interest!

I see a lot of people who say they're intimidated by posting FPPs because they're pretty sure no one else would be interested in what they find cool. I'm curious now: what kinds of niche interests and hobbies do you guys have? Tell me your nerdiest, most obscure pet fascinations!
posted by sciatrix on Jul 2, 2015 - 329 comments

Where does MetaFilter rank among your creative outlets?

Where does MetaFilter rank among your creative outlets? [more inside]
posted by Trurl on Mar 23, 2012 - 85 comments

Who wants to play on a project?

No-profit labor of love project - Any way to announce and seek help from the MetaFilter community? [more inside]
posted by frwagon on Aug 28, 2009 - 23 comments

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