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Brooklyn Craft Party 2012

Jul 16, 2012

by Claire Comfort handmade and vintage goods

We are happy to announce that this year’s Brooklyn Craft Party will be held at the Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO.  Stop by anytime between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. to enjoy music from the Raya Brass Band and partake in a variety of craft projects.

Artist Ed Roth will be on hand to teach a New York-themed project with stencils from his new book, Stencil Style 101, a DIY guide filled with how-tos and die cut reusable stencils for customizing apparel. Stencil on a handkerchief or drawstring ECOBAG or feel free to bring your own item to decorate with Roth’s New York-themed stencils.

Brooklyn-based artist Aya Rosen of LoucheLab will lead a glass painting lesson called  “Message in a Bottle.” Bring your own glass bottle and transform it with New York-inspired illustrations, then write a note and mail your New York message to a friend elsewhere!

Dari Litchman and Melissa Lohman Wild will lead the postcard project from our Craft Party Kit.

Special thanks to Pébéo for supplying us with materials for these colorful projects.

Sample specialty food truck treats from Coolhaus, Kimchi Taco, and the Red Hook Lobster Pound.  Our friends from the Magnolia Photo Booth Company will run one of their vintage style booths to capture party smiles!

Don’t forget to RSVP and we’ll see you at the Brooklyn Bridge Park on August 24, 2012. If you’re not in New York City, visit this page to find or start a Craft Party near you.

Event: Brooklyn Craft Party
What: Enjoy craft projects, including stenciling with Ed Roth, painting with LoucheLab and postcard making.
Where: Pier 1 at the Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY, 11201 (Enter Pier 1 at Old Fulton Street and Furman Street.)
Food: Food will be available to purchase from: Coolhaus, Kimchi Taco, and the Red Hook Lobster Pound.
Neighborhood: DUMBO, Brooklyn
When: Friday, August 24
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free (bring cash for food!)
RSVP: Here!

Etsy Craft Party 2011

Check out images from last year’s Brooklyn Craft Party where we letterpressed cards with the Purgatory Pie Press, screen printed bags, and danced the night away.