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sweaters unravelling at the last salon

sweaters unravelling at the last salon

DIY Salon III: Cut Paper

Thursday, December 10, 6:00 PM

$10/$7 members (tickets at the door)

Join MAD in the Open Studios for a night of hands-on art making, music, food, and drink in celebration of the Museum’s current exhibition Slash: Paper Under the Knife. Local do-it-yourself artists will demonstrate their personal skills and help guide you in creating your own paper-based projects. Techniques will range from book-making to jewelry-making, among other cut paper projects. In addition to do-it-yourself workshops, the DIY Salon will include drinks, snacks, and a live DJ. Guided tours of Slashwill be available. Over 200 people did-it-themselves at this event last year, so don’t miss out this time around!

Guest artists inlcude:

Esther K. Smith, book artist and co-founder of Purgatory Pie Press. Make your own instant book. . .

Ben Light, of B. Light Designs. Manilla envelopes become magic lanterns. . .

Jewler Sarah Abramson, creating paper jewelry. . .

Katie Sokoler, of Color me Katie. Silhouettes!

and more. . .



NEW YORK, NY    10019


Brooklyn Picnic Craft-On

Join us!

We will be crafting al fresco this Sunday

9/6 2-6pm

Fort Green Park, Brooklyn NY

While the Etsy Labs move to their new home in Dumbo, we’ll be enjoying the great outdoors, or at least as green as it gets in Brooklyn. Bring your snacks and drinks, a blanket, your craft projects, and your folks for an outdoor frolic. Here’s a map, and some directions. Look for us in the center of the park near the monument.

If it rains, we’ll cancel & see you next time!

Can’t wait to see you there! Comment below with questions.

NY Quilt Show at FIT

Urban Inspirations Quilt Show
March 21 – 22, 2009
Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.)
28th Street at Seventh Avenue
New York City

Presented by the Empire Quilters Guild
General Show Hours
Saturday, March 21, 2009: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, March 22, 2009: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

General Admission: $10.00/person/day; $18.00 for 2 days

Broadway Jane is our Raffle Quilt — made by our members and tickets for the raffle are only $1 each.
this is a queen size quilt.  it’s spectacular in person.

Craft-On at SPACECRAFT in Brooklyn

group craftCome to our Sunday afternoon meetings at super fantastic Spacecraft!

Join us:


355 Bedford Ave.

Brooklyn, NY 11211

every 1st Sunday of the month!

Spacecraft is a big open space with a huge table to spread out around. They have lots of supplies and materials for sale in case you forget something, and they have a backyard!

This will be our usual casual drop-in meeting, come any time, or for any part of the time, bring a project you would like to work on, or just come check out what everyone else is up to. Bring snacks, friends, kids, anything that inspires of fules your creativity.

Can’t wait to see you there!

Hear me now, see Handmade Nation later

I and Faythe Levine, the woman behind Handmade Nation were interviewed for WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show yesterday morning! In case you missed it here we are:

There are still tickets for the Saturday and Sunday screenings at the MAD Museum, get them while they are hot!