Stephanie Duimstra

Stephanie Tardy Duimstra is a founding member of Handmade Detroit and the Detroit Urban Craft Fair. Stephanie left Handmade Detroit in 2012 after moving to Lansing, Mich. She continues to make paper goods under the name Type Shy and also runs Hip Hip Handmade Shows, a site for indie craft fair vendors.

Promote Your Indie Business with a Handmade Detroit ad

Looking for a good way to promote your indie, DIY or crafty business? Why not consider a Handmade Detroit ad? It’s a great way to promote yourself with Michigan’s DIY community.

Save the Date: Detroit Urban Craft Fair 2011

The 2011 Detroit Urban Craft Fair will will return for two full days of craft fun on Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011, at a new location, the Masonic Temple.

Thank You for Craft Faire!

Thanks to everyone who sold, shopped and checked out the vendors in the Handmade Detroit Craft Faire at Maker Faire 2011.

Craft Demo Stage Schedule

Need another reason to come check out Maker Faire this weekend, July 30-31 at the Henry Ford? What if we told you that you can learn how to fuse plastic,…

5 questions with Liberty Local

A new indie craft fair is coming to Ann Arbor this fall. Designed to showcase local talent, Liberty Local, will take place October 8 and 9 at the Ann Arbor…

71 POP Hosts Grand Opening Ceremony

I’m geeked for the grand opening celebration of 71 POP this Saturday, July 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. What is 71 POP? From the site: “71 will be…

Do You Have Detroit’s Next Great Retail Idea?

Hatch Detroit is giving away $50,000 to the next great Detroit retail idea. Submit your ideas by September 1, 2011.

Boiling Pot in Kalamazoo Seeks Vendors

Amber Adams of Wooly Mammoth recently sent info on a K-Zoo festival that sounds pretty nifty. Here’s the skinny from Amber: “Boiling Pot festival will be a totally awesome second…

Shadow Art Fair Returns July 16

The Shadow Art Fair returns to the Corner Brewery in Ypsi next Saturday, July 16 from noon to midnight. Forty vendors will be on hand displaying and selling everything from…

Call for Vendors: D.I.Ypsi; Deadline is June 18

Ypsilanti’s Depot Town District will be hosting another installment of D.I.Ypsi this summer. We had a blast at the winter edition of this local indie craft fair and definitely recommend…