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Crafty Bastards 2009: Save the Date!

Crafty Bastards 2009 planning is underway and vendor applications will be availble soon!  Please forgive the outdated info on the site.  We are working to get everything updated.  A couple notes about Crafty Bastards 2009. There will not be a Crafty Bastards show in Silver Spring, MD in June. However, the folks at Pyramid Atlantic […]

Tina Seamonster Talks Handmade on NPR Weekend Edition Sunday

Set a reminder to tune into NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday, November 23 to catch Liane Hansen's interview with Crafty blogger, Tina Seamonster. Tina was asked to discuss making gifts for the holidays and provided a couple simple how-to's for listeners to try on their own. The piece has already been recorded and you can read […]

Holiday Heap Applications Due THIS SUNDAY!

Only two days left to apply for vendor space at the Charm City Craft Mafia's 2nd Annual Holiday Heap craft fair in Baltimore, MD. Holiday Heap will be held inside St. John's Church on November 15th from 10am-5pm. The CCCM puts on some of the best shows in the area with lots of shoppers, friendly […]

Upload Images to the Crafty Flickr Pool

We will be adding official event photos and video to the site as soon as we can. In the meantime, share you images with and check out what other Crafty enthusiasts saw and bought, on the with the 2008 Crafty Bastards Flickr pool. To join the Crafty Bastards 2008 Flickr Pool, just follow these easy […]

Crafty Bastards Application Deadline HOURS Away

Don't forget! Today is the last day to apply for Crafty Bastards DC! The festival will take place on Sunday, September 28 in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, DC. Applications will be accepted through midnight. You can read the instructions here and some helpful hints here. We will notify all applicants of their status […]

Sewing Stars Interview on Plush You

Plush You posted a nice interview with Teresa Levy of Sewing Stars. You can find Sewing Stars at Crafty Bastards this Saturday. Stuff this cute sells fast, so get there early to witness her booth in all it's plushy glory.

An Indie Craft Show for Baltimore

Looking for handmade shopping this weekend? Get over to Baltimore this Saturday, June 21st from 10am-5pm for Charm City Craft Mafia's 2nd Annual Pile of Craft Fair. 40+ crafty vendors will be showing their goods indoors at St. John’s Church located at 2640 St. Paul St, Baltimore, MD. Last year's Pile of Craft was a […]

psst…Now Accepting Vendor Applications for Crafty Bastards DC

You know the drill. Read the instructions before you start. Deadline to apply is July 17. You can read the more detailed instructions along with tips and advice we posted on the blog earlier this year. Want to know more about the event? Read the FAQ. Ready? Get started here.

Weekend Shopping: Buy Handmade in Ballston and Brooklyn

A couple handmade shopping opportunities this weekend you should (already) know about: Starting at 10am on Saturday, head on over to the monthly Ballston Arts + Crafts Market to scoop up Fathers Day gifts like framed photos, recycled leather bracelets, cuff links, tree trunk mugs and natural hand-crafted soap. Plus handmade designs for your home, […]

Crafty Bastards Silver Spring: The Vendors!

The vendor gallery for Crafty Bastards Silver Spring is up and ready for your browsing pleasure. Use the options at the top to sort by category and vendor name. Click an image to see the artist statement, additional images and website. Vendor booth numbers and event map will be added soon so you can plan […]