Check it out!  Hundreds of gorgeous craft supplies for super cheap!  There will also be an Open Studio program all day and a Make-n-Take from 1-2pm.  No admission price.  Free to all!

When:  April 20, 2013 from 11-5pm
Where: 1127 West Granville at the new location for Blue Buddha Boutique

There is plenty of street parking and the location is just steps from the Granville Red Line stop.

Need fabric?  We have you covered!  How about a sewing machine?  Yep, there will be used ones for sale.  What about beads, buttons, jewelry supplies, paper craft supplies, including a silk screen system, looms, yarn, resin molds, polymer clay, and other items too numerous to list?  Check!  All this and more will be on sale at crazy low prices.

Vendors selling include:

Blue Buddha Boutique
Snarky Sleeves
LBO Studio LLC
Substance Designs
Elin Hope Designs
What Lila Wears
Jelene Britten Designs
my sistuh’s trunk
D J King studio
Altered Ever After
Michelle Goudie
Chel Domestic Goodies
Lindsay Streem Designs
Honey Bee Dreams
Tattooed Cutie
Hispanic Source
Core Ingenuity/Openyourize
Kathleen’s Kollection
Evil Craft lab
Richelle Albrecht
Rhymes with Twee
Wendy’s Art Glass
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Applications are closing March 17.  HURRY if you want to apply to this fabulous event for de-stashing.

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Applications for this year’s DIYODS show are now live, right here!  There are only 20 tables available and the booth fee is $30- which isn’t due until you’re accepted.  So send in your application now and gather together all your new and not-so-new craft supplies.  One crafter’s trash is another crafter’s super sweet awesometastic project…

Fill out the application today!

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Do It Your Own D*mn Self (DIYODS) returns April 20th!

Presented by The Chicago Craft Mafia and Blue Buddha Boutique,  the third DIYODS Supply Show will be held Saturday April 20th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m at Blue Buddha Boutique’s spanking new retail location located at 1127 W. Granville Avenue in Chicago.

All you creative entrepreneurs, this is the perfect opportunity to get a jump start on spring cleaning.  If you  would like to participate in the show, be sure to sign up for our newsletter.  Applications will be going out soon and there are limited spaces, so mark your calendar and don’t forget!

Of course, all you crafters, students, and teachers in need of inexpensive supplies, this is the time to shop.  So what’s that date again?

APRIL 20th from 11-5pm!

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Please join us for the first Craft Racket of 2013!  Our topic will be on how to apply to juried programs and craft shows. Our guest speaker will be Merideth Lacina from the Illinois Artisans Program!  Cinnamon Cooper of the Chicago Craft Mafia and co-founder of the DIY Trunk Show will be joining Merideth and sharing her own expertise .

Mark your deadlines calendar – March 28 is the deadline for the next review for  the Illinois Artisans Program!

Hope to see you at the Racket!

CRAFT RACKET – Winter 2013
Wednesday February 6 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Beans & Bagels
2601 West Leland Avenue, Chicago, IL

Cost: FREE!

Please RSVP by emailing chicagocraftmafia AT gmail DOT com.

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