Surprisingly this is the first year I've been to a craft show in NYC in the 3+ years of living here. I was a little overzealous and attended 4 in the span of 8 days.
Martha Stewart Craft Show: OMG! it's snowing, OMG!
Gleena- organic shaped petal ceramics
Danielle Spector Ceramics- cozy ceramics
Jones Fife- wooden bracelets
moontree letterpress- really pretty calendar for 2010
pistachio press- beautiful stationary
BUST Craftacular: (The Treats Truck was here. It makes my life worth living)
INK + WIT- beautiful graphic letterpress prints
PASTE- wacky t-shirts
Vagabond Jewelry- copper cuffs
SPOONMELOVEME- 2 totes, 2 prints, plain and simply perfect
VERAMEAT- jewelry (for the vampire lover esp.)
photosynthesis-softest t-shirts ever to help you learn science
Loyalty and Blood- geometric necklaces
3rd Ward Craft Show: Adventures in BK w/ E-beth
Brown Parcel Press- cool letterpress prints of cool random stuff
Gold Teeth- gold pencil necklace-- this one's for you AC
Jeeyun Ha Designs- amazing headbands and feathery stuff
M. Carter- super cute basket print hipsack/shoulderbag perfect for dreaming of summer in the middle of winter.
The last show I went to ended up having most of the same vendors from the previous three shows. There was one main difference- a large number of people selling pickles...I don't like pickles. Not once...not never...and that's when I realized I had been to enough craft shows for one holiday season...
...but I was super inspired and made this with my roomate, Iliza, and our friend Jonna: