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Sarah Lawless

For thousands of years, religion and spirituality of all kinds have inspired great art — and I think you’ll agree that both Michaelangelo and the designer of the Parthenon had pretty cool jobs. In that same tradition, Sarah Lawless of Skyclad Crafting draws on her own personal beliefs to inspire her many creations.

Sarah has taken her creativity and turned it into a reason for sharing with others, traveling the US and Canda, and having wonderful new experiences (like being featured on My Cool Job…)

Making one-of-a-kind items that will be treasured and used by their owners for years definitely qualifies as a cool job in my book!

What do you do?

I am a Pagan Multimedia Artist – meaning that I follow an earth-based religion and base my crafts upon the mythology and folklore of my faith. Multimedia means that I work with many mediums including woods, jewelry-making, textiles,and pottery. I craft practical artwork (as in has some kind of use) from handcarved wooden ritual tools and sacred jewelry made with magical woods that I wildcraft, to ritual robes and everyday clothing with a touch of magic as well as quilts based on folklore and mythology.

What do you love about your work?

I love my work because it allows me to express myself and be creative – which as an extremely right-brained person is very necessary for me to be (more…)


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