Pixar Make Camp

Remember Maker Camp? Google + and Make’s awesome virtual summer camp for teens (and other cool people…). Well today, Friday August 15th, they’re taking a backstage tour at PIXAR studios. What are they learning about? Creating characters out of …

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freehand gallery sale

It’s that time again, the Freehand Gallery 33rd Anniversary Sale! If you’ve been waiting to buy gorgeous pieces from the contemporary gallery of American craft, then this is the time. From Aug 10th to Aug 31st, you can find …

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Video Game Model Plush

I love seeing people push the boundaries of crafting in new and different ways. Like Caret Dash Caret, who created a stuffed plush by deconstructing a video game model. Since models are built out of polygons and then laid …

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Amy Butler Contest

If you’ve been meaning to pick up some new PDF patterns from Amy Butler, this is the time to do it. Not only are their two new releases, “The Alchemy Ribbon Creative Suite” and “Honey Bun Poufs”, but there’s a code …

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San Francisco 2013 Show

If you’re looking to attend the largest indie craft show on the West coast, look no further than the American Craft Council Show in San Francisco. The event, which runs August 2nd through the 4th at the Fort Mason Center, …

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Etsy Craft Party

No featured Etsy Shop this week because today I want to focus on how Etsy is reaching out as a world-wide community to spread the making message. Etsy Craft Party takes the community off of the internet and into your life by …

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Crafty Magazine Issue 1

Looking for a new crafting mag to love? Check out Crafty Magazine. The new magazine features all sorts of cool craft projects and editorials. You can see for yourself, either by checking out their website or by checking out …

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Renegade Craft Fair Call for Installations

The Renegade Craft Fair is looking for artists to create large, medium, and small-scale installations for their upcoming tour. The tour stops in five cities and you can submit an installation to show at one or as many as you’d …

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Scylla Mermaid Doll

If you need an excuse to craft up a super fun mermaid doll, then you need to head over to Doll Street and check out their Doll Street Challenge! To enter, all you need to do is craft up …

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Chat Basket Awamaki

Chat Basket is, without a doubt, one of the most unique indie craft selling sites on the web. Instead of just posting items, Chat Basket sells one item at a time and allows you to chat not only with the …

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craft ladies copy

Have you seen Craft Ladies yet? If not, let me tell you a little about it. It’s a web series that follows the crafting adventures of two dedicated would-be crafters who aren’t as good at it as they might hope. …

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Field of light bruce munro copy

Light is an essential part of any painting, but how about creating entire works of art out of just lights? Far beyond your average holiday display of lights are the light artists like Bruce Munro, whose exhibition Light will be featured this …

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salon talk lecture CiASC

Craft in America Study Center has moved on to the next phase of their exploration of food and craft, Good Enough to Eat: Food as Craft. As such, their lecture series is tastier than usual, featuring  two of Los …

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market yourself march spoonflower

You might think of Spoonflower as just a place to buy, sell, and design fabric and other textiles, but if so, you’re missing out on everything else they have to offer on their blog. Like this month, where they’re …

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Easter hares and springtime scares giveaway

While their specialty is clearly Halloween, the creative folks over at Halloween Artist Bazaar have cooked up some scary good Easter fun this spring and they want to share it with you! If you head over to their website, …

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