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September 2012

Fall Craft Party with Brooklyn Craft Farm

I was at a summertime party a few months ago when I met the lovely and talented Julie Fishoff of Brooklyn Craft Farm. When she told me that she hosts crafting parties for kids and adults, I couldn’t wait to organize my own party with her.

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Super-Scary Event with Anna Hrachovec at Lion Brand Yarn Studio

On Thursday, September 20th, CrafterNews joined toy designer and author Anna Hrachovec as she returned to Lion Brand Yarn Studio in New York City for a super-scary (but super-cute) talk and book signing to celebrate the release of her newest book, Super-Scary Mochimochi.

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Celebrate World Cardmaking Day with our Free Project—and Support our Troops

October 6th is World Cardmaking Day–and it’s not too early to start thinking about the holidays. Our friends at EK Success are helping to host card collection drives nationwide to support Operation Christmas Card. Send your good wishes, words of gratitude, encouragement, and support to soldiers stationed around the world.

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Flower Mural by Lisa Buch

I recently moved into a beautiful new apartment in the Downtown Brooklyn/Carroll Gardens area. While I love my new digs, it’s been a little difficult to decorate the place; the living room and bedroom walls feature crown molding that forms large, square frames, and I couldn’t figure out how to deal with them!

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Fall, Glorious Fall! Find a Fall Craft Fair Near You

From workshops with your favorite authors to early holiday shopping, fall brings an abundance of local events and day-trips, whether your passion is for knitting, crochet, spinning, or just appreciating beautiful, handmade goods.

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Farmhouse Bench Project from The Handbuilt Home by Ana White

Do you ever look at furniture from your favorite store and think, “I could build that”? Now, with encouragement and guidance from Ana White and her new book, The Handbuilt Home, you absolutely can. To celebrate the release of her book, we’re sharing Ana’s Farmhouse Bench project. Simple to build, yet sturdy and strong, it’s the perfect beginner project.

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Super-Scary Q&A with Mochimochi Mastermind Anna Hrachovec

Mochimochi mastermind Anna Hrachovec has done it again! In addition to developing creative new projects for her website and awesome stop-motion animations, she’s also releasing her third book, Super-Scary Mochimochi, this month. To celebrate the release of Super-Scary Mochmochi, we sat down with Anna to discuss the new book, her cats, and her favorite scary movies.

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See Ana White on Tour—and Win Prizes

We’re huge fans of Ana White and are so very excited about her first book, The Handbuilt Home: 34 Simple, Stylish & Budget-Friendly Woodworking Projects for Every Room.

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Nicky Epstein at Knitty City

On Thursday, September 6th, CrafterNews joined Nicky Epstein at Knitty City in New York City for a book signing to celebrate the release of her new book, Knitting in Circles.

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Celebrate Fashion’s Night Out and Win a Copy of Shoestrology

For the fourth year in a row, shops all over the world are preparing for Fashion’s Night Out on Thursday, Sept. 6th, when thousands of stores will stay open late for a major shopping extravaganza. So how do you choose which shop, or which event to attend? That’s easy—we have your invitation right here!

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