Author Archive for sdick

Two Spring Craft Markets and One Huge Artomatic

Ballston Arts and Crafts Market kicks off this Saturday from 10am-4pm. Buy handmade lovelies for mom while the kiddies rock out during a special Rock-n-romp featuring Exit Clov, Carol Bui and Gist from noon-4pm. Disclosure: There are several Crafty Bastards bloggers participating in the Ballston Arts and Crafts Market. Kristina Bilonick organizes the monthly event. […]

Crafty Bastards Notified

Vendor status notifications for the spring Crafty Bastards festival were sent via email this afternoon. If you completed an application, but don't see the notification email from Crafty Bastards, please do the following: 1. Check your junk mail/spam folder. The email was sent from: Crafty Bastards 2. Still not there? Email and let us […]

Today is Deadline Day!

Today is the last day to submit vendor applications for Crafty Bastards Silver Spring! Not sure where to start? Check out previous blog entries for basic registration instructions and get application advice and hints from former Crafty Bastards jury members and vendors. But hurry! All applications must be completed by midnight!

Next Monday: Application Advice and Crafty Chatter at Quarry House Tavern

Join us at Quarry House Tavern on Monday, April 14th, 7pm-9pm, for a chance to ask questions and get advice on everything from vendor statements to application photos and other general tips to help make your vendor applications stand out. We would love to see all you veteran Crafty Bastards who are interested in helping […]

Apply for Crafty Bastards!

We are now accepting applications for Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair being held June 28 in Silver Spring, MD. Hurry! Deadline to apply for this show is April 16! Please read the instructions carefully and have everything ready before you start. Pay particular attention to the payment and booth share instructions. Payment:Once payment has […]

do not forget!

Crafters:Applications for Bust's Spring Fling Craftacular are due tomorrow! Tina posted application and vendor info here. The show is Sunday April 27th in Brooklyn and will feature talented crafters, an all day dance party with an open bar and an entire room set aside for dancing and mingling. Visit the Craftacular site for more info […]

Vendors Wanted: Pile of Craft

The Charm City Craft Mafia is accepting applications for the 2nd annual Pile of Craft. The show will be held in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, June 21st from 10am-5pm. Non-refundable application fee is $10. If accepted, vendor fee is an additional $55. Vendor spaces are 8 ft. in. length. Chairs and an 8 ft table […]

Crafty Bastards 2008: Save the Dates!

That's right, folks! To celebrate the 5th year of Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair, the City Paper is bringing TWO Crafty Bastards fairs to the DC Metro area! Get your craft on twice with Crafty Bastards at the Marie Reed Learning Center in Adams Morgan on September 28th, AND now Crafty Bastards at Pyramid […]

Here There Everywhere

Seriously, Crafty Bastard veteran Rania of goshdarnknit is everywhere this week! There's a thoughtful review of the American Craft Council show in Balimore she posted here earlier this week. Her Moleskine notebooks were Tuesday's Daily Candy. Plus, check out all the photos of Rania's knit paintings featured in the current issue of Venus Zine: Congratulations, […]

Craft Congress 2008!

Don't like the New Wave label? Here's your chance to help define and shape the future of the handmade movement. You may recall my excitement last April after attending the first ever Craft Congress in Pittsburgh, PA. Craft Congress is back and will take place in craft-friendly San Francisco! From We’d like to invite […]