Sister Diane from CraftyPod caught my attention when she talked about a commitment she made to contribute money each month to at least one resource that is creating great content for our crafty community. I was so inspired by her words that I decided to jump on the bandwagon for 2012.
This post was guest written by Marlo M. of I Make Cute Stuff.
After the whirlwind of day one, we settled in and got our learning on with some amazing classes on days two and three of the conference. Some personal favorites include:
Day one of the Craftcation conference started off with a surprise meeting of one of my favorite Internet friends, Danielle from Etsy. Marlo and I were walking from The Art Barn to the Crowne Plaza (the hotel where the conference is taking place) and suddenly Danielle appeared in the doorway of a restaurant called The Vagabond. It's a magical place with astro turf and eggs.
This guest post was written by Sara Duggan from Mom with a Hook.
Sacramento is such a big place with its various suburbs that sometimes you may not know about the little secret crafty spots that exist. Not too far from Sacramento is a fairly new Crafting Lounge and Learning Center in the heart of Old Fair Oaks Village called Craftology.
Craftcation is a three-day indie business & DIY conference featuring lectures and DIY workshops with leading industry professionals on art, craft and food-centered small business in Ventura, CA March 22-25 2012.
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.
Q: When was your inaugural show?A: The first Cowtown Indie Bazaar was held in the fall of 2010. We wanted to create a 100% handmade marketplace for local crafters to offer their goods.
Q: Who is steering this ship? A: Our coordinators for this show are:
How are you doing? My summer's been weird, to say the least. I had no internet access for most of last week. Ants ate my modem. Yes, really: ants. No, not really: they didn't so much eat the modem as destroyed it.
Do you love creating? Would you enjoy spending a couple hours with fellow crafters and the lovely ladies of the North Park Craft Mafia? If so, please check out the North Park Craft Mafia's Crafty Conspiracy Craft Night on April 26th!
Crocker Art Museum just posted a blurb on their Facebook page about a new knitting class they are offering that begins on January 18th. Check out the link to the post for more info, and then head on over to their site to see the other crap-ton of offerings they have to get your skill on!