Category Archives: Denver Handmade Alliance

Jazz Fest Shared Booth applications open until May 11th!!

2014 FIVE POINTS JAZZ FESTIVAL The Five Points Jazz Festival, now in its 11th year, brings people together for a day of food, fun and fantastic music. The free festival takes place the third Saturday of May each year and celebrates the history of Denver’s Five Points neighborhood. Once known as the Harlem of the [...]

Call for Vendors – still a few spaces left!

Valverde Bazaar 1-Day Pop-Up Market returns Saturday, 7 September 2013 • 9-4pm This is not your traditional flea market. The Valverde Bazaar brings together emerging artisans and small independent Colorado businesses selling a mix of vintage, antique and hip handmade products. Over 70 businesses and food trucks will set up shop for a 1-Day only [...]

Exhibits Opens This Friday at the Center for Visual Art!

Apply by August 1st for the 2013 Art by Craft Exhibition!!!

Craft:(krăft) noun Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency. Fine Art noun a visual art considered to have been created primarily for aesthetic purposes and judged for its beauty and meaningfulness, specifically, painting, sculpture, drawing, watercolor, graphics, and architecture. The Denver Handmade Alliance is joining forces with the Metropolitan State University [...]

Markets and Fairs Workshop This Wednesday!

This workshop is a unique opportunity to get advice from very knowledgeable and successful handmade vendors. A rare chance to inquire into the market application process and learn how to be successful once you’ve been accepted! Don’t miss this great opportunity! New to selling at markets and fairs? Ever wonder why you weren’t accepted to [...]

Don’t Miss Out on the Summer Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market!

The application deadline for the Summer Horseshoe Craft and Flea Market is Monday, April 22nd! Don’t let this Market pass you by!  Horseshoe has been voted “Best Flea Market” in Denver for 3 years in a row!  

Monday Member Spotlight: Meghan Throckmorton of Rakun

Please describe your craft business. What was your impulse for starting it? My dad started his own business when he was 16, and my mom is an artist so crafty entrepreneurship is in my blood.  My sister and I used to beg my dad to drive us to the city market at 4 am so [...]

Monday Member Spotlight: Melissa May of Incroyables by Melissa May

Please describe your craft business. What was your impulse for starting it? I create handmade hair accessories, using materials and techniques that are used in crafts I enjoy.  My background is in fashion design, so my first few years after coming back to Denver after college, I was focused on doing shows and creating clothing, but was having [...]

Monday Member Spotlight: Dana Bish of Finders Keepers Wear

    Please describe your craft business. What was your impulse for starting it? I am a fashion designer specializing in women’s apparel. Even at a young age, I  always wanted to design clothing. I began sewing my own clothing in high school and from there a few things for friends. I began having trunk [...]

Monday Member Spotlight: Jessica Robin Thomas of Crow Jane Jewelry

  Please describe your craft business. What was your impulse for starting it? I am a jewelry maker and lover of all things sustainable, local and hand crafted.  My business, Crow Jane Jewelry, features jewelry pieces inspired by the dichotomy between nature and industry and by the shapes of ancient cultures.  I use hardware pieces [...]

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