Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Upcoming craft events in Chicago

There are two events coming up that knitters and crafters in Chicago may want to check out.

The first is the Renegade Craft Fair on September 15 & 16 on Division Street.

The second is Yarncon, which is being held on October 13 at Pulaski Park Fieldhouse.

I'll probably be going to both. Anyone else going?


Blogger monkey said...

hey, I saw you linked to my blog. and you're a crafter, which is awesome!

I don't know if you saw my post about the Indieana Craft exchange, but if you know anyone who might be interested, pass along the info, would ya?

ndieana Handicraft Exchange - October 27: vendor info

Indy is trying to create a DIY fair in the variety of depart-ment or Renegade Craft Fair and it has the potential to be awesome. But it needs your help. I am reposting this, but please pass along information if you know anyone who might be interested in participating. Especially those of you in Chicago. Indy is really not that far for people to drive to sell their goods.

Indieana Handicraft Exchange, presented by Indy Bitchcraft

Saturday, October 27, 2007

The Irving Theatre
5505 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46219
venue phone: 317-359-3186

fair email: indy_bitchcraft@yahoo.com

If you are interested in being a vendor at Indieana Handicraft Exchange this October, please email the following information to indy_bitchcraft@yahoo.com.

-your full name
-your company name
-your website, etsy site or myspace site
-your email address (other than your myspace account)
-your telephone number (preferably a cell, if you have one)
-your mailing address
-a short bio of yourself (2-5 sentences, to be used for promo materials)
-a short description of your products (2-3 sentences, to be used for promo materials)
-2-3 jpeg images of your wares (possibly to be used for promo materials, to be posted on this myspace page to show potential attendees our vendor products)

Booth space will be rented for $25 a spot, and that will get you an 8' table and one chair. Any display racks, table covering, signage or additional seating you will need to provide. The cost will be reduced to $20 if you donate a small item of your own crafting for a customer raffle.

Deadline to receive payment is Saturday, August 25.

Once we have received your email indicating your interest and containing the items listed above, we will respond to let you know you have been accepted, and to give you the address to mail payment to.

Just about a month to the deadline folks, and spots are filling quickly. Contact us ASAP if you intend to participate.

Take care.
-amanda & the crews of Indieana Handicraft Exchange & Indy Bitchcraft

p.s. if you haven't subscribed to our myspace blog yet, please do so, to make receiving vendor information and fair updates more efficient and effective. thanks again.

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