Events

Get your craft on! Downtown.

Date January 24, 2013

It’s time to bust out the craft supplies and get going on some heart-felt Valentine making. Leave your loved ones at home and head downtown to the Austin Children’s Museum (after hours where there will be no children!) for an evening full of card making and hanging out in the beautiful atrium of the museum. [...]

Handmade Holiday just got easier

Date November 15, 2012

You know how this time of year you say you’re going to make a lot of handmade gifts? And you have really good intentions? And then the party invites start rolling in and the school performances start filling the calendar and suddenly you’re like, “crap! How am I going to find time to attend all [...]

Downtown with the Ladies Craft Night!

Date October 3, 2012

STILL TIME TO SIGN UP!!! Not to leave out the crafty menfolk or children but this one is just for the ladies. Join us downtown at the Austin Children’s Museum for a night out with the ladies and a couple hours of upcycled-felted-wool-filled-craft time. Whether you’re an expert stitcher or a total newbie, we’ll stitch up [...]

CLOTHES AND BOOK SWAP! 2012

Date August 31, 2012

It’s time folks! the 6th annual. Or is the 5th? Who cares! Just bring what you can and take what you need. Books, shoes, clothes of all sizes for all ages. We’ll have our usual array of screen printers and sewers and piles of clothes all sort of sorted by type and size. Saturday, September [...]

We have a winner!

Date May 2, 2012

Nicole said: April 26th, 2012 at 9:50 pm edit I’m wanting to make some kind of rail/rack so that my kid can see and read his books more easily (as opposed to having them all on a bookshelf). One day…. That’s what Nicole wants to do and maybe the Mini Maker Faire will inspire her!! [...]

Free Tickets to Austin Mini Maker Faire!

Date April 25, 2012

Have you heard about Austin Mini Maker Faire? There are going to be lots of amazing makers. And it’s going to be in one of Austin’s really cool venues in downtown Austin. There will be fun things to make. Great accordian driven steam punk to listen to. And creative people to watch all day long. You can even [...]

Austin Mini Maker Faire!

Date April 10, 2012

After a 4 year hiatus, Maker Faire is back in Austin! This time in Mini form and this time completely Austin powered! And though it’s a Mini Maker Faire, there is nothing small about it! Austin Tinkering School founder Kami Wilt has been working hard organizing, finding locations, gathering makers of all types and getting [...]

One Day Camp at Austin Children’s Museum

Date January 23, 2012

Sadly, this camp is canceled. Or should I say, postponed until another time! In collaboration with the Austin Children’s Museum, I’ll be holding a one day craft camp for kids ages 8-11. From 9am -4pm on Monday, February 20th (school holiday!) $70.00* Click here to register space is limited We’ll play, craft, write, eat lunch [...]

Crafting in the name of love

Date January 20, 2012

Sadly, I have had to cancel this event. Not the love, just the event. I’ll try again another time! And if you have any feedback about what hours an event would ideally work for you, let me know! Mamas Crafty Night Out!!! Want to spread the love you feel for your partner, your kids, your friends [...]

The holidays are here!

Date November 29, 2011

I kicked off the holidays last night with a very festive and fun evening out with friends. It’s one of the things I love best about this time of year – the permission we all give ourselves to gather and go out and sit in full on celebration. The other thing I love is of [...]