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NEW: Fluffy Chenille Ice Cream Patches

I’m so excited to have these little guys in the shop! This super cute ice cream embroidered patch measures 4″ x 2.25″ and features plush, fluffy chenille in vibrant white and pink and contrasting bright yellow thread. The sew-on felt backing makes it easy to…

May 25, 2016
Megan Singleton, Artist in Residence and Michael Powell, Marketing Manager of Craft Alliance
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Craft Alliance Makers Ball 2016

I’m excited to partner with the St. Louis Craft Alliance today to share a bit about what they do in our community and invite you to join us this weekend at their Annual Makers Ball! The Makers Ball is an annual fundraising gala that celebrates the artistry…

April 28, 2016
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You’re Invited: Strange Folk Festival 2015

It’s that time of year again! If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll remember Strange Folk Festival, the area’s largest indie craft fair that’s dominated my life each September for the last three years. In 2012 I visited it for the…

September 21, 2015
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How to Start Selling at Craft Shows

I’ve been selling my artwork and handmade accessories at craft shows around the midwest for 3 years now. Crazy, right? I remember my google frenzy in the months before my first show, trying to take in as much information as possible about what to…

May 28, 2015
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My Weekend at Anime St. Louis

Thanks to Living the Nerd Life for the photo! I’ve been selling my work at craft shows for over 3 years now(!!!), but last weekend I sold at my first anime convention! It was the artist alley at Anime Central in 2012 that really got me…

April 24, 2015
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Green With Indie 2015

@cristinrae @perennialstl @villadesign @stlcraftmafia @actuallykla @madmadi1210 @rileyconstruction Green With Indie is one of my favorite local craft shows! It has an eco-friendly focus and always features a great group of vendors, plus it’s located in Webster Groves which attracts a wonderful crowd of shoppers.…

March 16, 2015
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Small Business Saturday

Hi guys! I don’t usually like to make excuses for lapses in blogging–I’d rather continue on with good content when it exists to be shared–but I’d be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge that the grand jury decision in the Mike Brown case pretty much zapped…

December 1, 2014
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Strange Folk Festival 2014

How amazing is it to see your work on a billboard?! #strangedogfestival St. Louis Overalls Mafia Strange Folk Festival honestly gets better and better every year! I had so much fun and met so many amazing customers and vendors. All my Strange Folk merchandise…

September 29, 2014
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Doin’ Work.

This has been the landscape of my nights and weekends since we got back from vacation. For once in my life, I’m trying to build up a big stockpile of handmade stuff rather than have stressful rushes of work the week before a big…

September 15, 2014