On Sunday, head on over to Handmade Galleries in Sherman Oaks, CA for Crafty Chica’s Kathy Cano-Murillo book signing event for her new book, Crafty Chica’s Guide to Artful Sewing. Bring your sewing machine for a sewdown or just get the lowdown on appliqués and other inspired artforms of the threaded kind. Kathy will provide demos throughout the day. Make your own Chica-ized appliqué to use in one of your own sewing projects. Sunday, February 22nd, 2009 Handmade Galleries 14556 Ventura Blvd. Sherman Oaks, CA Time: Noon Also, don’t forget to enter the Crafty Chica Sweepstakes where you can win a Crafty Chica-fied sewing machine. More details on entering here.