The fabulous Freehand Gallery is celebrating 32 years of bringing you the best indie crafts available in America by holding a super sale. Shop in their LA store or online for 20% to 50% off some of the most stunning …
There’s still a hot minute to get yourself over to Etsy and RSVP for their Success Symposium. The contributor list reads like a who’s who of people you’d want to talk to about how to take on the business side …
One of my favorite things about Indie Crafting is getting to hang out with others in person. Sure, I love the global accessibility of the internet, but sometimes it’s fun to rent a giant space, set up tables, and buy or …
All this talk about crafty business got me searching around for more inspiration. One of the things that often overwhelm the beginning indie crafter is social media. What is it? How do I use it and Why do I care? …
I mentioned cargoh.com a few days ago as a great source of curated indie goodies. While poking around the site I noticed the GIRL CRUSH art workshops and tea party. This looks like such a fun idea. Imagine getting to …
These portraits painted on crushed cans are by Kim Alsbrooks. I love the delicate and old fashioned portraits painted on trash. the series is appropriately titled “White Trash”.
You can check out her amazing murals here.
SF Techschop is having a launch party for the new Burda Style Sewing Handbook. Fun stuff will be happening!
Don’t miss the BurdaStyle Photobooth, Make + Take Sewing Lounge, jewelry with Instructables, Britex Fabrics DIY and …
West Elm stores all over the US are teaming up with Etsy for mini holiday markets and ornament making workshops.
Find a west elm store near you here.
Check out the Facebook event page here:
Here’s an interesting new indie business and craft conference, called the Craftcation Conference, that is happening in southern California in early 2012. Looks fun! I like their branding and I really like that they are including creative food business …
Chicago’s Design Harvest is coming up this weekend! If you live in the Chicago area this look well worth going to.
This one of a kind fest will feature Chicago’s best local furniture and home accessory makers, vintage and
Cupcake Camp – for people who love cupcakes.
When: October 23rd, 2011 from 2-5pm
Where: CoTweet, 301 Brannan St, San Francisco
Start your own Cupcake Camp! Here’s how.
I meant to post this link earlier in the summer. I went to a very cute tea party hosted by Blue Chair Jam in honor of the book release of The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking. Kate Payne was very …
Giveaway over on justsomethingimade.com. a Simplicity bias tape maker AND a rotary cutter (not the hand held kind!).
Here’s another creative conference happening in Utah in October called Spark. The two day event costs 350.00. The schedule isn’t up and they don’t have an About Us page so I’m not sure exactly what the focus of it is …