Saja Miller of Detroit, who leads the monthly sewing circle at Redford Branch Library, will conduct a charity sewing project, along with the Detroit District Missionary Society Christian Methodist Episcopal Connection, at Redford Branch Library, 21200 Grand River, in Detroit. Supplies will be provided, however, any donations of 100% cotton pillowcases, trimmings and appliques will be … Continue Reading →
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Stop by Michaels Saturday, April 26, when it hosts “Free Family Craft Time” where family members will have the opportunity to make a Mother’s Day card from noon-3 p.m. “Offer available while supplies lasts.” Visit your nearest Michaels store for details.
Organizers of the 38th annual Sounds & Sights Festival, held in historic downtown Chelsea, are looking for regional artists and crafters. The show is scheduled for July 25-26. “Sounds & Sights Festival Art Market is an indie arts and crafts fair coinciding with a variety of festivities and attractions associated with the Chelsea Sounds & … Continue Reading →
In today’s Handmade column (inside our Homestyle section), I mistakenly said members of the Detroit Knitting and Crochet Club meet every third Saturday. They actually meet every FOURTH Saturday of the month (unless it’s a holiday) at the main branch of The Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave. My apologies to Leigh and all the members … Continue Reading →
See what can be done with recycled or repurposed items at the Recycled Runway Project, a fundraiser for the Downriver Council for the Arts, to be held at the Grecian Center on Saturday. Featured will be one-of-a-kind fashions made by local artists. Doors open at 11 a.m. Admission is $40 adults and $30 for children … Continue Reading →
You have until March 30th to apply to be a vendor at the “new” Palmer Park Art Fair which returns to Detroit May 2-4. This will be a juried show and all mediums are being accepted. Interested persons are invited to apply at PalmerParkArtFair.com. For more information, call Mark Loeb at (313) 486-2666 or send … Continue Reading →
The VFW 6695 Ladies Auxiliary will host its craft show April 6 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 1426 Mill St., Plymouth. Admission is free.
Hmmm…, just wondering if I can get a bit of help clearing some of these craft books off my desk? If interested, just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, and let me know what crafts you’re interested in, like spinning, sewing small items, beading, quilting, weaving, knotting, pom poms, metal jewelry making, sewing for the home or dressmaking. I … Continue Reading →
The title of the book is “Crochet Red, Crocheting for Women’s Heart Health,” but you’ll, undoubtedly, be inspired to make many of the garments and accessories featured in other colors, as well. With forewords by Deborah Norville and Vanna White, this “is the third book published as part of the Stitch Red campaign, created by Jimmy Beans … Continue Reading →
Be among those “flocking” to the Spring Fiber Expo taking place this weekend in Ann Arbor at the Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds, 5055 Ann Arbor Saline Road. Meet fiber producers, fiber artists and fiber users. Classes will be available, and a host of vendors will be on site offering various fiber products. Also, a host … Continue Reading →