D.I.Y. Calendar

Screen Printing on Fabric

From the workshop page:

Hosted by POST + Shayla Johnson, from Scarlet Crane Creations

Saturday May 26th from 1 to 4pm

Learn about screen printing and make some colorful tea towels in a fun studio!

During this 3 hour make & take workshop, Shayla will teach you about multi-color placement printing, designing and printing repeat patterns and printing on paper and fabric. Everyone will screen print fun, contemporary patterns onto 100% cotton tea towels. Shayla will be guide the class through the basics of screen printing, as well as show you the tools and techniques for printing with multiple colors onto fabric.

You will leave with 3 freshly printed tea towels.

No experience necessary.
This class is open to ages 14+
All materials are provided, including three 100% Cotton, 16x24" Tea Towels per student
Refreshments will be served.

Wear clothes that you don’t mind getting a little bit dirty. Screen printing ink will stain your clothing!

Reclaimed Wood Planter

From the workshop page:


Hosted by Clare Fox and Wayne Maki, from Mutual Adoration.

Sunday May 27th from 2 to 4:30pm

Learn basic woodworking skills while creating a functional and beautiful planter for succulents and cacti. This class offers a general overview of wood crafting while we share some fun, creative times with friends and community!

During this make & take workshop, Clare and Wayne will walk you through a project using reclaimed wood. We will plan the projects, select the wood and then cut, sand, drill, seal, and finish wooden planks to create indoor planters.

You will leave with your planters, all finished with your choice of plants. We'll have a variety of succulents and cacti to choose from, along with all the needed soil, rocks, etc.

No experience necessary.

This class is open to ages 16+

All materials are provided.

Refreshments will be served.

DIYpsi Holiday Market

Riverside Arts Center, Ypsilanti, MI
8th Annual
DIYpsi Holiday Market

Saturday 12/9 : 11-7
Sunday 12/10: 12-6

Riverside Arts Center
76 N Huron St.
Downtown Ypsilanti

+ 90 Vendors Reppin the Best in Handmade
+ Handcrafted Food + Drink by:
- MaLou's
- Cultivate Coffee + Taphouse
- Go! Ice Cream
- Hyperion Coffee Co.
+ Make and Take Room
+ Installations, Performers, Film Screenings and More!

Full Vendor Lineup:

Parking Info:
and click on the parking map link

Dally in the Alley

Cass Corridor, Detroit, MI
From Dally in the Alley:

Dally In The Alley is one of Detroit's longest-running events. Organized by volunteers and the North Cass Community Union- All without aid of corporate sponsorship- this festival is set in the unique and historic alleys and streets of the north Cass Corridor. A neighborhood celebration of local musicians, artists, restaurants, vendors and people of all sorts. Dally is open and welcoming to ALL people, regardless of, well, anything. Dally features LOCAL music, art, organizations and vendors. We depend on the community's support, so please BUY A BEER/ BEVERAGE from US, buy a Dally t-shirt and/or poster, support our vendors and respect each other!
Here are a few suggestions for enjoying Dally:
1. We are family-friendly, especially earlier. Bring your kids to the Kid's Fair area.
2. Come with an open mind. Dally celebrates the rich diversity of humanity and you should too!
3. We celebrate local musicians, so if you like someone let them know!
4. We support local visual artists, so take plenty of pictures of their stuff!
5. Buy beer from us!
6. Love one another.

Mo Pop Festival

Riverfront Park, Detroit, MI
Handmade Detroit is presenting the Craft Bazaar inside the Mo Pop Festival! We've curated 20 of our favorite local makers and crafters inside one giant tent at this awesome 2 day long concert.

For a full lineup of the bands, crafters and activities at Mo Pop, visit the Mo Pop website!

DIY Street Fair

The 10th annual DIY STREET FAIR is a favorite festival of Handmade Detroit, featuring craft beer & cocktails, Metro Detroit's best music and lots of local artists, crafters and makers. You won't want to miss this fair!

Detroit Urban Craft Fair

Masonic Temple, Detroit, MI
Find unique local gifts. Enjoy a unique local tradition. Visit the 12th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair! Michigan's largest and longest-running indie craft fair is returning to the world's largest Masonic Temple. With more than 100 juried vendors, selling everything from jewelry and clothing to bath products and home decor, it's the perfect place to shop for one-of-a-kind handmade treasures. And with music, food, and a historic setting, it's a festive weekend to share with friends.

Friday, December 1: 6 pm - 9 pm
Saturday, December 2: 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, December 3: 11 am - 6 pm
Masonic Temple: 500 Temple Street, Detroit
Admission: $1 (Children 12 and under admitted free)