Posts Categorized: Business Time

The Show-stopper: When people take photos of your work (and how you deal)

When you bring work to a art/craft show there’s lots of unknowns, new eyes, repeat customers, new audience. You jive and flow with the people, comments, conditions and hopefully sales, and…

Coming to Mo Pop this weekend? Swing by, say hi and maybe win a prize!

Monday I was back in the WDET’s studios to talk to Travis of Culture City about Craft Bazaar, a small retail village inside the Mo Pop Music Festival this weekend! If…

2015 DUCF APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN!

  Vendor applications are now available for the tenth annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair! Michigan’s largest and longest-running indie craft fair is returning to the world’s largest Masonic Temple, December 4…

Etsy Entrepreneurs to Experienced sellers, two upcoming events!

Build Institute of Detroit is hosting the upcoming Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship Program. Perfect for makers looking to test the waters with their handwork and learn along with others how to…

Sponsor Roundup- Detroit Manufacturing!

If you’ve been to any of the many festivals in Metro Detroit, you have no doubt seen the Detroit Manufacturing tent there, selling a huge assortment of Detroit –themed shirts…

Shopping SMALL this Saturday makes a big difference

        This Saturday you can kick off your Holiday shopping in the Smallest of ways. SHOP SMALL or Small Business Saturday is an amazing campaign to put…

Shimmy on down to DUCF!

Handmade Detroit is so excited to have Shimmy Shack as our caterer at this year’s Detroit Urban Craft Fair! Shimmy Shack is a vegan (and mostly gluten-free) food truck that…

Nine years in the making…

  We’ve never really had an official Detroit Urban Craft Fair logo UNTIL NOW!!!  Marcy Davy of  All Things Grow  and DIYpsi designed this beauty for us, and we couldn’t be…

Detroit Urban Craft Fair Applications are Open!

Applications are now open for the 9th Annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair! This year’s DUCF will be on December 6th & 7th at the historic Masonic Temple in Detroit, and…

This website goes to 11…

Welcome to the new Handmade Detroit site! It’s been a few years since we did a design update (5, actually, whoa.), and we are really excited for this one!  We…