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Create your own LIMITED EDITION CUSTOM Crafty arts and makers festival t-shirt during the festival at Soul & Ink’s Live T-Shirt Screen Printing Booth.

Limited shirts available pre-purchased your shirt on eventbrite with you festival pass. Select your shirt size under the “Additional Items” section on the eventbrite registration page.

Already bought your Crafty ticket and would like a limited edition t-shirt? No problem! Contact us at events@washingtoncitypaper.com and we'll make it happen.

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SAAM Studios

In between supporting & discovering your new favorite makers, flex your own creative muscles during studio workshops throughout the weekend sponsored by the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM).

All workshop participants must have a ticket to the festival. To register for your workshop select your session of choice under the “Additional Items” section on the eventbrite registration page.

Already bought your Crafty ticket and would like to attend a workshop? No problem! Contact us at events@washingtoncitypaper.com and we'll make it happen.

 

Monoprints - Saturday 9/28 @ 10:30 - 11:30 AM

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with Cherie Lester

Get in touch with your inner crafty abstract artist and make your own one-of-a-kind, monoprint gift cards! Keep as a frameable work of art for yourself, or gift to a deserving special someone. Abstract artist Cherie Lester will give you the tools you'll need for this fun, easy and unique DIY project.

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Cartooning - Saturday 9/28 @ 12 - 1 PM

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with Liz Montague

Kick back and have a chat with your past, present, and future self in this cartoon workshop. Let your guard down and your inner cartoonist out as we draw our way through adulthood together with New Yorker cartoonist, Liz Montague.

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Hand Lettering and Card Making - Saturday 9/28 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

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with Madelyne Adams of Good Letters

Join Madelyne Adams, the hands behind the hand lettering of Good Letters, for a hand lettering and card making workshop. This workshop will cover the basics of hand lettering, the fundamentals behind planning a hand lettered composition, and allow you to put your new skills to the test by making a hand lettered card.
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Weaving Basics with Recycled Textiles - Saturday 9/28 @ 3 - 4 PM

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with Nathali Elfström of INDIGART Designs

This one-hour long workshop introduces participants to the basics of weaving. It begins with a background presentation on the art of weaving in two different parts of the world: Guatemala and Sweden, emphasizing how recycled textiles have been used to weave throughout history. Participants will learn basic weaving techniques using re-purposed and recycled materials. All are welcome to bring materials from home that they would like to integrate into their projects.

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Tunnel Books - Sunday 9/29 @ 10:30 - 11:30 AM

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with Jodi Hoover

The tunnel book structure is an exciting way to explore image and structure in a layered format. Cut-outs within the pages allow for the creation of an engaging diorama effect for viewer. In this one-hour workshop participants will use rubber stamps and other collage materials to create a simple tunnel book structure. Materials will be provided but participants may bring collage materials of their own.

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Cross-Stitch for Beginners - Sunday 9/29 @ 12 - 1 PM

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with Stitch Sew Shop

Join Kalle Thompson from the Stitch Sew Shop for a cross-stitch beginners workshop. You’ll master cross-stitch basics by learning to read and work from a pattern chart. Participants will receive an embroidery hoop complete with a pattern to take home. All materials will be provided.

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Visual Storytelling Through Illustration and Collage - Sunday @ 3 - 4 PM

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with Jamilla Okubo

Join artist Jamilla Okubo for a dynamic hour of collage and illustration. Bring photographs of yourself or just things that you love! Uncover new visual storytelling and creative techniques to unlock your inner artist. Participants will walk away with an 8” x 11” masterpiece.

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