Thursday, October 2, 2014
Crafty Bastards 2014
Last weekend, the Crafty Bastards arts and crafts fair was held at Union Market in Washington DC. The Washington City Paper has been putting it on for 11 years now, which is hard to believe because I remember going to the first one! I went on Saturday, which was just such a gorgeous day here in DC. The metro took me within blocks of this newly developed area of town.
So many incredibly talented artists and offerings. It was great to run into Laurie of Feel Good Yarn Co. She's a finalist in the Martha Stewart American Made contest, and I hope you will go vote for her! I'm kicking myself because she had the indigo-dyed SilverSpun yarn with her at the fair (that was created by Kismet Fiber Works), and I didn't buy it on the spot; now, it's sold out :-( But, she promises more colors will be coming later in the season.
The other wonderful surprise was seeing a former student with a booth! Emily has created Penny&Paul and is selling her funky and fun crocheted hats! Cutest little baby shoes too...
It was so much fun walking around and seeing all the amazingly creative products, very inspirational.