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CRAFT: 06 Release Parties Reminder


Don’t forget, this Sunday we’ll be throwing SIX release parties for our newest issue. Hope you’ll join us for some crafty fun and delicious snacks. You may even win a CRAFT: The First Year box set while you’re hanging out with us! Here’s a list of cities, hosts, and venues–if you’re anywhere nearby, we hope you’ll join us.


HOSTS: Jenny Ryan (CRAFT blog, Felt Club, SewDarnCute) & Cathy Callahan (CRAFT’s “Old School” columnist, Cathy of California)
VENUE: Handmade Galleries
14556 Ventura Blvd. (just W of Van Nuys)
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
PH: 818-382-3444
TIME: 12-4pm
HOSTS: Faythe Levine (Handmade Nation, Paper Boat Boutique, Art vs. Craft) & Janelle Gramling (Fasten Co-op Clothing Gallery)
VENUE: Fasten Co-op Clothing Gallery
2224 S Kinnickinnic Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53207
PH: 414-747-9229
TIME: 12-3pm


HOSTS: Susan Beal (susanstars, West Coast Crafty, Bead Simple) & Sister Diane (Church of Craft, CraftyPod, DIY Alert)
VENUE: Twisted
2310 NE Broadway
Portland, OR 97232
PH: 503-922-1150
TIME: 1-4pm
SPECIAL GUEST STARS: Made by Moxie (who did our 06 cover monster project!) & Shawn Connally (Managing Editor of CRAFT)
HOST: Alison Simonian (Miss Alison, Felt Club)
VENUE: The Needleshop
2054 W Charleston BF
Chicago, IL 60647
TIME: 1-4pm
HOSTS: Michelle Kempner (CRAFT blog, Robot Clothes) & Becky Stern (CRAFT & MAKE blogs, SternLab)
VENUE: Make Workshop
195 Christie St., Suite 502
(btw Stanton & Rivington)
New York, NY
PH: 212-533-9995
TIME: 12-4pm
HOSTS: Christy Petterson (Indie Craft Experience, a. bardis, GetCrafty) & Becky Striepe (Atlanta Craft Mafia, Glue & Glitter)
VENUE: ParkGrounds
142 Flat Shoals Ave SE
Atlanta GA 30316
PH: 678-528-9901
TIME: 1-5pm

12 thoughts on “CRAFT: 06 Release Parties Reminder

  1. LucyBug says:

    Darn! Nothing cool ever goes on in Phoenix!

  2. knittergirl says:

    How could I not go. There is one just around the corner from me.

  3. Dana says:

    I’ll be at the Milwaukee one! Yay!

  4. abby says:

    I made it to the New York one- nice to meet Michelle and Becky, fun group of ladies. Throw more parties!

  5. Becky Stern says:

    @LucyBug: I live in Tempe, I just happened to be in NYC for this one. Next time I’ll try and host one in Phoenix, never fear!!

  6. LucyBug says:

    That’s too funny Becky! I am originally from NYC, which is why Phoenix is such a crafter-bummer for me!
    e-mail me lucybug33 on gmail when you have a plan or maybe some cool Phoenix crafty things going on. thanks!!

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Jenny Ryan

Jenny Ryan is an artist, crafter, and maker of things. She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at Exit Through the Thrift Shop.

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