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News from the Etsy Labs: Sock Monkey Workshop! handmade and vintage goods

Join us Saturday, March 28th, 2009 for an afternoon of creating original sock monkeys for Fresh Art’s Sock Monkey Program. Fresh Art is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing expanded artistic, personal development, and entrepreneurial opportunities to New York City artists with special needs. The sock monkeys we create this afternoon will be sold to raise funds to support Fresh Art’s programs. All skill levels are welcome, though basic hand sewing skills are helpful.

When: Saturday, March 28, 2009; 10am-3pm
Where: 325 Gold St, 3rd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Who: You!

Please RSVP at for this free workshop.

See photos from the last Sock Monkey Workshop at the Etsy Labs here.

Not in Brooklyn? Join us on Friday, March 27 at 7pm in the Virtual Labs for a chat with AnnMarie Harris from Fresh Art. In this online workshop, we will discuss how to use crafts to fund your non-profit organization.

See more posts about crafting for good in our Craftivism section.

You might also enjoy this chipmunk project!