Sunday, November 29, 2009

Miracles of Hanukkah Sale

Anjali Creations is participating in the Miracles of Hanukkah Sale with Teams EtsyChai and EtsyIsrael. The treasure hunt is over, but if you can tell Hema from Anjali Creations where the Miracles of Hanukkah image is hidden in her shop, by sending me a convo with the link to the item, she willl ship any purchase for free!

Don't know the secret word? Then read this post at our blog, closely, and you'll know.

This offer lasts until December 11, 2009.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Van Wyck historical Museum Craft Fair

If you want an alternative to the strip malls, how about taking in some local history and handmade shopping instead? Letitia from MaryJane's Heirlooms will be at the 15th Annual Craft Boutique on Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm at the Van Wyck Homestead Museum in Fishkill (Rt. 9 right off the 84 exit).

Friday, November 20, 2009

Open-weave Cowl Knitting Class

Learn to knit an open-weave cowl!

A great way to get started using circular needles.

Saturday, November 21st, 10:30AM-12:30PM
at Clay Wood & Cotton, 149 Main St., Beacon

Cost: $40 + materials

This bulky neck warmer is made in the round with no seaming necessary. It is such a quick knit you could make one while on your way to the mountains for a Wintery adventure. The stitch pattern and bulky warmth make this a one of a kind piece you will want to wear all season long.

Materials needed:
60+ yds of bulky yarn
#17 or 19 circular needles
large crochet hook or darning needle for finishing

Jill's handspun yarn will be available at a discount; needles and pattern will be available for purchase.

About the Instructor
Expert knitter Jill Draper (pictured) hand spins her delectable merino yarns (also pictured) in Kingston, New York.

A 50% deposit is required to hold your place (cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to the class in order to receive store credit).

There are two easy ways to pay:

~Drop by the shop and pay in person located at 149 Main Street, and are open Thursdays, Fridays, and Mondays 12-7, and Saturdays and Sundays 11-8.

~Give the shop a call with your credit card number at 845-481-0149, during the same hours.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

This Weekend in the Hudson Valley ~ Nov 19 + 20

On Saturday, Judy from Jsmetalworks will be at the Wappinger Elks Lodge Craft Fair located at 1195 Route 376, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 from 10 am to 3 pm.

On both Saturday & Sunday, Becky from Gemini River Rocks will be selling at the Fine Art & Craft Market at the Poughkeepsie Tennis Club (135 South Hamilton Street) in Poughkeepsie from 10 am to 5 pm.

Sunday, Norma from Dough Roses will be selling flower creations at the 17th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at Arlington High School, Route 55, Lagrangeville, 3 pm to 9 pm.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Shop Local Shop the Hudson Valley

Help support local artists and cut your cabon footprint this holiday season with wonderful handmade wares from local artisans! The Hudson Valley is filled with talent!

Here are just a few things you can find here:


Rockland County

Orange County

Dutchess County

Ulster County

And this is just a sample! Check out our team page
to find everything you need to fill those shopping lists!
Coming soon we will be highlighting local shops that are offering handmade this holiday season!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

This Weekend in the Hudson Valley ~ Nov 14 & 15

Angel Dog Designs will be vending at Toquam School Holiday Craft Fair with 40 other vendors (several are other etsy artisans!). Located at 123 Ridgewood Avenue, Stamford, CT. Hours are 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Norma from Dough Roses will be selling her beautiful flower pieces at the Mount Alvernia 2009 Craft Bazaar at 158 DeLavergne Ave., Wappingers Falls, NY, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

This weekend in the Hudson Valley

Saturday, November 7th, Becky from Gemini River Rocks will be at Alternative Craft Fair at Vassar College where there will be various vendors from the Poughkeepsie area showcasing their craft and fair trade products to Vassar students and the community, including jewelry, art, and food from Twisted Soul. Sponsored by Operation Donation and the Interfaith Council of Dutchess of County. 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Also on Saturday, Norma from Dough Roses will be selling her beautiful flower pieces at the St. Columbia School Hall in Hopewell Junction during their Altar Rosary Society Craft Fair, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

On Sunday, November 8th, you can find Beyond The Picket Fence at the Beacon Farmer's Market.

The market sits right on the waterfront. The ferry from Newburgh leaves you just steps from the market. There are wonderful vendors selling everything from baked goods to orgaic veggies, and pottery to bath & body! Make sure you stop by and pay Gwen a visit!!