All of us with strong attachments to yarn/beads/cookbooks/knitting books/quilting/needlework/sewing, etc. will know that this is very believable.
Hold your heads high, fellow aficionados! Remember all of the positive benefits we bring to a struggling economy, not just in North America, but wherever fine craft goods are grown/spun/manufactured. The added bonus, of course, is that we and those we favour, get to wear our creations. So ‘rock on’, handy-people.