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Guest Post by FoamyWader: Buyers Market of American Craft

Buyers Market of American Craft

This post was guest written by Alexa Allamano of Foamy Wader.

Over President's Day weekend, some 730 artisans converged on the Philadelphia Convention Center to exhibit in the 30th annual Buyers Market of American Craft trade show. BMAC is a wholesale trade show which specializes in high-quality, North American-made goods connecting artists with retailers, galleries and trade professionals who focus on artistry and originality. Product categories include Ceramics, Fiber, Wearable Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Inspired Interiors and Suppliers.


Still Time to Shop Handmade this Holiday Season

Linen & Leather Bag by Grace Design ~ Vendor at 401 Richmond and Movies and Make

Shop Handmade This Holiday!

Shopping days left until Christmas are quickly counting down but there are still several craft shows left for you to find something handmade and unique to give someone on your list. Even if you’re a last minute shopper you will have craft shows to visit right up until Christmas Eve.

Here are a few of the shows coming up in Toronto this December…


Neighbourhood Craft Shows in Toronto, Canada

Neighbourhood Craft Shows in Toronto, Canada

This is the season of shopping and Handmade is the way to go if you want a unique gift for some special people on your list. Toronto offers no shortage of handmade shopping opportunities and the Holiday Craft Show Season is underway.


Urban Folk Art Show This Weekend: Indiana

Urban Folk Art Shows

Tomorrow at 5pm, the first ever Urban Folk Art Show in Indiana kicks off, and the 30 or so vendors who will be in attendance are really hoping it kicks off with a bang and not a whimper. There's been quite a bit of controversy surrounding the Urban Folk Art Shows name ever since it popped on the scene sometime late last year.


The Indieana Handicraft Exchange Fall Mini

Indieana Handicraft Exchange on October 7th

The INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Fall Mini will take place on October 8th from 5pm-10pm at the Harrison Center for the Arts, located at 1505 N. Delaware in downtown Indianapolis.

This fall event will feature 32 artists and crafters offering a wide variety of modern handmade arts and crafts.


Wayzgoose Tacoma: Part 2

Paper slush at the paper making booth

So, before I get started, I want to make a correction to the last post. What I kept calling a bulldozer is a steam roller -- like you see in cartoons flattening the poor characters shadows of their former selves. I don't know why I kept calling it a bulldozer. Temporary insanity?


Ocean Beach Farmers Market

San Diego Region-Ocean Beach Farmers Market

With Spring upon us and Summer right around the corner, many artisans and crafters are looking for venues to sell their work.  One type of venue that is growing in popularity with crafters are Farmers Markets.

San Diego County is home to many Farmers Markets, and many of them feature not only homegrown foods and produce, but handmade crafters and artisans are likely to be found as well.


Bloomington Handmade Market

Bloomington Handmade Market

This weekend marks the kick-off of the craft fair season for many indie artists and crafters in Central Indiana with the return of the Bloomington Handmade Market.

The Bloomington Handmade market is taking place this Saturday, April 2nd, at the Bloomington Convention Center. The event is from 10am to 4pm and is free to attend.


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