Sunday, May 9, 2010

The Renegade Craft Fair

Come on down to the 1st Ever Renegade Craft Fair in Austin on May 15 + 16, held indoors at the Palmer Events Center!

This FREE TO ATTEND craft, art, design and DIY spectacular will run from 11am – 7pm each day + feature over 200 of today’s finest indie-craft talents from all over the nation!!

You can expect to find all sorts of incredible handmade goods at the Fair! Get a sneak-peek of who will be setting up shop at this year’s Austin event on our Artist Page!

We hope you’ll join us by biking or taking public transportation to the Fair! If you’re driving, the Palmer offers low-cost parking in their garage just adjacent to the building!

Please see our FAQ for details, directions + lots more info!

Everyone can get to crafting by participating in many Workshops + Demonstrations!

Join the pioneering ladies of The Austin Craft Mafia in their craft-making adventures!

Screenprint your own tee with Susann Keohane at the ACM booth, and then transform it into a one of a kind creation with the help of Stitch Lab!

Mafia members Leslie Bonnell, Jenny Hart and more will be leading a variety of textile and fashion-related classes at the Stitch Lab booth!

The fellas from Public School will be in attendance sharing their design and photography skills. Make sure to stop by and have your “school portrait” taken and check out limited edition prints, tote and other work from this incredible, Austin-based design collective!

Part boutique, part classroom – The WonderCraft will have their shiny, new 32-foot airline streamer (a.k.a.Stella!) on site, leading a slew of workshops in jewelry + accessory making!

Be sure to join the fantastic folks from at their hands-on booth! Stamping, sewing, printing – you name it! Etsy will guide you through many quick + simple, make + take projects!

Boisterous pandemonium is sure to erupt when Austin’s Minor Mishap Marching Band makes their way through the Fair + only the best in independent music will be on blast with DJs from KVRX on hand! Also be sure to catch a set by Americana folkster’s Shotgun Party!

Swing by the Renegade Craft Welcome Station to pick up a free issue of Juxtapoz Magazine while they last + sign up for one of our free raffles, provided by Uppercase Journal,, Beautiful/Decay and Jenny Hart’s Sublime Stitching!

And don’t forget to get your photo snapped in a free-to-use photobooth provided by The Magnolia Photobooth Co.