If you’re looking for the hottest craft fair in New York this weekend, look no further. The Bust Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair is this weekend, December 1 and 2. The event features 200+ indie artists, crafters, and food vendors. …

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It’s that time again! Urban Craft Uprising is this weekend! Be sure to get there and get in line early, as the famous swag bags go fast. If you’re going to be in the Seattle area, the show will be …

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If you’re in the market for a different kind of craft market, the degenerate craft fair might be the place for you. Started and run by artists, the focus here is on erasing lines between art and craft, allowing for …

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The Craft in America Study Center is curating another fabulous exhibit of crafters and artists pushing the boundaries of gallery art. This time, the collection is full of food crafting–appropriately titled “Good Enough to Eat”. The show will be in …

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Kelly Rand of Hello Craft, and author of Handmade to Sell has teamed up with the Makeshift Society for an author meet and greet! The event’s scheduled for next Wednesday, October 17th at the Makeshift Society in San Fransisco. …

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Calling all British readers (or readers who are about to visit)! You are among the lucky ones with a chance to kick off the holiday season with Handmade in Britain 2012, a showcase of beautiful, handcrafted pieces made by …

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Calling all Toronto natives! The applications for the third ever Wandering Winter Craft Show are online. This is your chance to sell your wares (or shop for indie crafts) at three different locations on four different days. To learn more, …

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If you’ve ever tried to create a toy to entertain a child, you know that it’s not an easy thing. Toys are one part design, one part enchantment. Which is why the MOMA exhibit Century of the Child: Growing by

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Alright lucky LA area folks, Craft in America Study Center is hosting another fabulous event for you to check out. Remember this post on the Looming Election: Woven Works exhibition or this one on Tanya Aguiñiga? If not, this is …

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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 …

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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 …

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Photo from Urban Craft Uprising

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 …

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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? …

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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 …

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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.

Kim Alsbrooks.…

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