Monthly Archives: March 2011

Denver Fiber Fiesta!

Crafty Hour; It’s Happy Hour with Crafts!

Before I jump into this super awesome crafty hour, I have a quick announcement to make. Ahem. This Wednesday, I, along with the Denver Handmade Alliance, will be hosting the first Crafty Happy Hour LIVE! We’ll be doing the craft I’m about to show you while drinking the drink I’m about to show you. Hooray! [...]

Monday Member Spotlight: Simone Meyer of Kiwi & Company

Please describe your craft business. What was your impulse for starting it? Kiwi & Company offers a line of handmade fashion and household accessories that are simple yet chic.  I design my own line of cowls, collars, wrist gloves, lariats, head wraps and spats along with felted bags, pillows and even dog leashes.  I use [...]

Monday Member Spotlight: Kirsten Coplans of Pearl Clothing

This week’s member spotlight is on Kirsten Coplans of Pearl Clothing. Please describe your craft business. What was your impulse for starting it? Pearl clothing is a line of recycled, restyled clothing for women. I buy recycled clothing and then change the look. Cutting off collars and cuffs of sweaters, making a pullover into a [...]

Crafty Hour; It’s Happy Hour with Crafts!

So, apparently there’s this fable called The Magic Pickle Jar and it’s about a pauper boy who found a fox in some bear trap in the woods and by helping this turns-out-to-be-magical-fox he got a jar of pickles that continuously replenishes itself. Which sounds like a crappy gift to get for saving a magical fox’s [...]

Calling Handmade Crafters & Artisans – Operation ReScrap Handmade Market

Calling Handmade Crafters & Artisans Invitation to participate in the Operation ReScrap Handmade Market A unique Crafting Extravaganza is coming to Colorado this Spring! Share your crafting bliss by exhibiting in the Handmade Market Operation ReScrap www.operationrescrap.com Who is Invited: Handmade Crafters and Artisans with creations for the Indie crafters, Do It Yourselfers (DIY’s), alternative [...]

Monday Member Spotlight: Amy Kalinchuk of Craft e-Revolution

This week’s Member Spotlight is on Amy Kalinchuk, of Craft e-Revolution and Soapcrone.com. She is also the brand-spanking-new Member Spotlight Editor for DHA!

MCA Denver Presents Sheep to Shawl

The Museum of Contemporary Art Denver (MCA Denver), in collaboration with artist Allison Smith, is proud to present a two-day craft weekend featuring a live sheep-to-shawl extravaganza. On Friday, March 25, 2011, the MCA Denver will be hosting an evening of crafting with Allison Smith. Allison will briefly present her interests in textile and fiber [...]

The Makerie Announces Day Workshops

The Makerie is excited to announce that they are opening up Day Packages for the special spots the have available in their classes. These limited spots will be first come, first serve! The Day Package includes: (1) all day workshop (1) lunch (1) goodie bag (1) invitation to the opening ceremony, featuring Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s live Skype, [...]

Monday Member’s Spotlight – Winter Garden Studios

Welcome to this Monday’s installment of the Monday Member’s Spotlight. This week our focus is on DHA member Adrienne of Winter Garden Studios. Her pieces just make us feel ready for spring time. Check out more of her work here! GO CRAFT!

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