Sunday, October 24, 2010

Coffee, Cookies and Crafts 2; Indie Craft Festival 11/6



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Kate Benjamin 480-203-6523,
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Phoenix, AZ (October 24, 2010) – Announcing the second “Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” independent craft event to be held at Bragg’s Pie Factory on Saturday, November 6 from noon to 5:00 pm. This free event will be a celebration of local, independent arts and crafts, with activities for the whole family and a special bottle cap-themed craft challenge.

The afternoon will offer a variety of activities including local vendors selling handmade goods, crafting demos, kids’ crafts, and a craft supply swap. Attendees will get to enjoy a pop-up coffee lounge with free coffee and sweets from local bakeries.

Coffee, Cookies & Crafts 2 will take place among the second annual Trashy Sculpture Show at Bragg’s Pie Factory featuring artwork made entirely of recycled and reclaimed materials. If you haven’t had a chance to see this year’s trashy sculpture, this is your opportunity!

NEW! BOTTLE CAP CRAFT CHALLENGE As a special attraction, vendors, local artists and other community members will be making crafty creations using recycled bottle caps. Items will be part of a special display, along with the Trashy Sculpture Show.

Crafting demos will include YUDU screen printing demos by Sarah Spencer and Cyndi Coon, a body scrub making demo with Strawberry Hedgehog, and more.

The craft supply swap is open to everyone. Attendees are invited to bring old craft supplies and swap with others. Tables will be provided for the craft swap. Kids’ crafts will be organized throughout the day in a special area. Kids will be able to take home their very own creations. There is no charge to participate in the craft swap or the kids’ crafts.

Local vendors will include annieWHERE, B Harrison Arts, Cameo Strings, Cherry Forever, Donna Atwood Designs, Elysian Art, Happy Girl & Angry Boy, Johanna Ingram, Kenzie Noelle Designs, Keri Mosier, Lepoo, Lila-Jo, Meadow Artistic Creations, Moderncat Studio, Paper Expressions, Pretty in Peace, Runz With Scissors, Sandra Risner, Stanley Moon’s, Starving Artist Bazaar, Space Cadet, Pink Bow Bath Boutique, Strawberry Hedgehog, Urban Adornments, ZonieBaskets, and more. The Cow Project and So Sudan from the AZ Lost Boys Center will also be selling their handmade cow sculptures and sewing and bead crafts, with all proceeds benefitting the AZ Lost Boys Center.

“Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” at Bragg’s Pie Factory is presented by Moderncat Studio, lucky15creative, and Sticker Club Girl and is being sponsored by MADE Art Boutique, Practical Art, Local First Arizona, Kooky Krafts Shop, and Blueberry Deluxe Boutique.

Bragg’s Pie Factory is located at 1301 W Grand Avenue in downtown Phoenix. Free parking is available in the parking lot at Grand and McKinley. For more information, please email