Steel of the Week: TechShop Membership


This week’s Steel of the Week is truly a steal: membership to TechShop at over 50% off regular price. What exactly is TechShop you may be wondering? “TechShop is a community based workshop and prototyping studio with locations nation-wide. Our seventh and newest location,TechShop Pittsburgh, offers the Pittsburgh maker community more than 16,000 square feet […]

Shop Handmade at Bakery Square Dec. 2 & 3


Wow – we have been getting lots of visits from people checking out our posts on Small Businesses we love and Pittsburgh Cyber Monday Deals.  Be sure to take another look at the Cyber Monday Deals post – many of those shops are offering savings all week and all month long. You have another opportunity […]

Crafting and Storytelling – Pittsburgh Screening of "Handmade Nation"

Image by tigerlillyshop via Flickr Handmade Nation is a documentary film about the rise of all things handmade and crafty by artist and filmmaker Faythe Levine.   I first learned about this film at the Craft Congress – a meeting of craft fair organizers – that was first held in Pittsburgh in 2007.  You can […]

Beer + Ceramics = Make Your Own Stein Workshop

Image by mismisimos via Flickr This looks like a fun way to spend an afternoon and support the Union Project and East End Brewing too. Saturday October 17 & 24 3:00PM-5:30PM – $40/person $65/couple This workshop includes selecting a handmade stein design, funky or classic, then glazing it with high fire glazes. After we fire […]

I Made It! For the Holidays – Support Handmade this Holiday

Happy Holidays from I Made It! Market Don’t miss out on this opportunity to purchase unique and few-of-a-kind handmade holiday gifts created by more than 50 local artists. This Market is produced in partnership with the Steel Valley Arts Council – visit artists in SVAC’s Artspace 105 during the Market. For more information, visit […]