Get your craft on and support New Zealand’s handmade revolution, with free gift bags for the first 100 people through the door, and free make-and-do activities all day long. Saturday 24 October 11am-3pm at the New Dowse.

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by kath_red on 02/07/2008

in News+Letters

Applications for the 3rd annual Strange Folk Festival are being accepted now until July 6th. The 2008 show is on September 27-28 10am-4/5pm. This event is juried, and we will be choosing 120 vendors. There is no fee to apply. The vendor fee will be $65.

Relaunching Australia’s indy glossy by, for and about girls: fully ad-free and with a no-waste policy: lip magazine relaunches as an ad-free “mook” – and introduces a no-waste policy – once again proving that YOUNG WOMEN DO IT BETTER. Canberra-based lip magazine is relaunching with its 15th issue and is now making use of print-on-demand technologies in an effort to reduce print waste and production costs.

Craft PDX: A Block Party | Sunday, July 13, 11 AM-6 PM | North Park Blocks – NW 8th & Davis:
Free and open to the public Attended last summer by more than 8,000 participants, Craft PDX allows people of all ages to get creative, have fun and connect through craft. Find live music, food and art activities outside on the park, including raku pottery and the Stitch-o-Rama embroidery project. See artist demos by local craft guilds and the Museum of Glass, and step inside the Museum for lectures and artist talks

its how-to month at Etsy Labs: kicking off a month-long series of live how-tos in the Virtual Labs to introduce people to some new crafting skills.

Vote for27 finalists of the 4th annual NEXT BIG THING design competition! (click on thumb to view all the finalists)


The Charm City Craft Mafia is an organization that promotes independent artists, designers, craftspeople, and businesses in the Baltimore region. They are presenting the Second Annual ‘Pile of Craft’ Craft Fair.

Saturday, June 21st from 10am to 5pm at St. John’s Church, located at 2640 St. Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218. This event is free and open to the public.