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Another fantastic collaboration here in Pittsburgh. An eco-friendly way of marking trails in the park is by making trail markers out of organic materials. Join the Pittsburgh Craft Collective in knitting and crocheting trail markers for the project.
Location: Wildcard (4209 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA)
Date: Thursday, February 3
Time: 6-9 p.m.
Learn more about the park and get all of the details on the Pittsburgh Craft Collective blog here.… Read the rest
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One of the things that makes Pittsburgh great – is the affordable cost of living here. In recent years, a number of groups have started to promote and support local crafters and artists. Now there are lots of festivals, some shops and websites where you can purchase interesting, one of a kind, handmade items from local artists and crafters. Over the past few years the craft seen in Pittsburgh has flourished with a couple of different groups working to promote handmade businesses. A few years ago, I had a ton of fun spending an afternoon… Read the rest
This weekend the Pittsburgh Craft Collective is hosting Crafts N’At – a craft fair at the Union Project . Craft N’At will also include a the pick-a-prize auction benefit [gravity & grace], a contemporary opera benefiting the Parkinson’s foundation of Western PA. It is great to see that the Pgh Craft Collective is working to support the [gravity & grace] project. I first learned about gravity & grace last year and I think it is a really interesting project about living with a disability that has been holding some community workshops over the past few months and will have a… Read the rest