Posts Categorized: Crafty Family

Show Alert! Hamtramck Labor Day Festival

Hamtramck Labor Day Festival is just around the corner and what a party it is! For decades, people come from all around to join in the street party fun with…

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…

Handmade Detroit at Mo Pop!

Handmade Detroit was so excited this spring when the producers of the Mo Pop Festival asked us to curate a selection of artists for their Mo Pop Craft Bazaar!  For a couple of…

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…

Inside Maker’s Mart with Oh Sew Betty Floored

If you’re itching to get out to mix with some creative types or shop some wonderfully curated crafty-wares, might I suggest a quick (snowless) jaunt to Toledo this weekend for…

Craft Night!

March is National Craft Month, and to celebrate Carey, Bethany and I decided to dig into our vintage craft books and find a project to do together for craft night. …

Book Review: Subversive Cross Stitch

Handmade Detroit friend and DUCF volunteer Sarah Shackleford just got done reviewing and trying out the anniversary edition of Subversive Cross Stitch: 50 F*cking Clever Designs for Your Sassy Side…

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…

Detroit Urban Craft Fair recap

Wow, it’s hard to know where to begin. Do we start by telling you that this weekend at the Detroit Urban Craft Fair we had over 8,000 shoppers?  Do we…

Doug Coombe and the Craft of Photography

Doug Coombe has been shooting near and far for two decades, under and on rock, jazz and R&B stages, capturing the beauty and torture and passion in artists lives in…