Monday, 3 October 2011

Crafty News Desk

Hi Everyone!

Just a few tidbits of crafty news this week. Let me know if I am missing something important!

Craft Markets of Ireland Meet Up
Wednesday, October 5 · 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Exchange Dublin, corner of Exchange St. Upper and Essex St. West.
Craft stall holders and Market organisers are all invited and welcome to this Meet up. We are going to meet, chat and discuss topics relevant to how Craft Markets happen and work in Ireland at the moment. Whether you've been doing this for years or are a newcomer your thoughts are all welcome.The agenda will be decided on the day by those taking part. Come and meet other crafters, network and make friends.
This is a Meet up of the members of the Facebook group "Craft Markets of Ireland: Becoming Selective", that is open to all involved in craft markets. Crafters and Market Organisers are welcome to join the group, just look us up and ask to join. The group's aims include discussion and shared learning about how to make craft markets better. This is an open event, please pass on the invite to interested friends. If you cannot make it for the very start don't worry - come along when you can.
To find Exchange Dublin Collective Arts Centre on Google Maps click this LINK.

For anyone who is on Facebook, team member LolaDee Handmade is running a competition! You could win a custom zipper hair clip / brooch and matching pair of earrings. Details on the Facebook page here:

Buttons and Bows Market are will be holding a special Fancy Dress Halloween market on 23rd October in the Iveagh Grounds on the Crumlin Road, Dublin 12. Stalls will include jewellery, cards, candles, Face painting and crafts for the children. Stalls will cost €25. For further information on taking a stall please email

That's all from me for this week. If you have some crafty news please email me at or send me a convo through my Etsy shop The Blue Sylph before next Monday!


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