Maker Faire New York

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Maker Faire New York

Are you in the New York area this weekend? Come meet the makers at World Maker Faire New York!

World Maker Faire New York
New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
Saturday, September 29, 2012 – 10am – 7pm
Sunday, September 30, 2012 – 10am – 6pm

Here are just a few crafty highlights:

  • Bust Craftacular
    Don’t miss the BUST Craftacular featuring 50 of the best New York area DIY artisans, indie crafters and designers at World Maker Faire!
  • Making Young Makers
    How can we encourage the next generation of makers? Panelists will share details of youth maker spaces and programs from around the country.
  • Fashion: On the Make
    Audrey Supple, seasoned VP of Production for 30 years for high-end fashion houses Isaac Mizrahi, Marc Jacobs, Badgeley Mischka, Zac Posen and now J. Mendel will present the multi-step process of shepherding a couture dress through NYC’s Fashion District from the first sketches from the designer to delivery of the finished garment.
  • Super-Awesome Sylvia Presents Squishy Circuits!
    Join Super Awesome Sylvia as she demonstrates the Squishy Circuits Kit from the Maker Shed. Enter the world of electricity by using conductive dough instead of wires for all kinds of squishy fun!

Click here for ticket information and a full schedule of events. And, if you see me wandering around, don’t forget to say hi!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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