Friday, February 12, 2010

Community Crafting- We Need Your Vote!

We are currently planning a community craft night open to everyone in Charlotte.  Please give us your input about what craft you want to make by voting in our poll (UPDATE: voting has expired). If you have any other ideas not mentioned in the poll we would love to hear them! Just leave a comment below.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

I'm Seeing Hearts... Valentine's Craft Attack

This past Saturday, February 6, local artisans gathered to sell their handmade wares at Craft Attack. Tables with everything from jewelry to handspun yarn to greeting cards lined the atrium at Amelie's Bakery. Three of our Crown Town Handmade members had booths set up: Amanda from Verabelle, Sarah from Stitch Machine, and Vanessa from Skwrrl Collective. Trish from Creative Love and Melissa from Mason and Virginia also swung by to hangout for a bit. We also met some new crafty folks, a few of which may be appearing on the virtual pages of Crown Town Handmade very soon!

Stitch Machine


Skwrrl Collective

The event was sponsored by Etsy Hornet's Nest and organized by Xiane. Thanks to everyone who came out to visit and shop!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Welcome to the Crown Town Handmade blog!

What has happened so far....

Eight Charlotte crafters got together several times in November 2009 to organize a huge online giveaway - the Crown Town Handmade Prize Pack. We got together once more for a craft night where we sipped Bee's Knees drinks, ate button shaped cookies, talked about what we had to offer, and refined the direction our group should go. We are in the process of creating an online presence. A craft night for the community is in the works. Information about how to join Crown Town Handmade will be available shortly!