Destination Craft With Jim West

Destination Craft With Jim West

Host Jim West travels with a group of crafters to celebrate the traditions, arts, culture, scenery and food of destinations around the world. The series highlights the art and soul of master artisans as they draw inspiration from the countries in which they live. Segments include monks in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal who make colored sand mandala designs; a rangoli design workshop in India; Irish soap-making in Dublin; making jewelry from Connemara marble; wood carving in Bali; and blowing colorful glass Christmas ornaments in Rattenberg, Austria.

Can't find the episode you're looking for?

Check PBS Video

UPCOMING EPISODES

Mon, 4/22 at 12:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Bali

Woodcarving, freestyle and block batiking, painting and ikat weaving; the association between crafting and rice fields; making a traditional Balinese dish; Monkey Forest; an elephant who paints.

Thu, 4/25 at 12:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Ireland

Dry felting, basket making and woodturning; making Irish scones; crafting an Irish rock wall; making jewelry from Connemara marble; crocheting Irish lace.

Mon, 4/29 at 12:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Guatemala

Cotton dyeing, back strap and loom weaving, hand embroidery, pine needle basket making and functional mats; tamales; iron work; artistic journal.

Thu, 5/2 at 12:30 am America/Chicago on KLRU Create

Poland

Making traditional Polish folk dolls, stained glass and pottery; Polish pierogi; Wieliczka salt mine; a small painted village; the largest piece of lace in the world.