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Etsy Featured on Blip.TV

The Storque was psyched to hear that Etsy’s videos are being featured on the front page of Blip.TV! Check out our segment on the Gotham Girls Roller Derby in their "Hot Episodes" section and watch for the Storque icon in the "Featured Shows" rotation.  We’ll be posting more How-Tos, Studio Tours and more in the…

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November Storque Newscast

It’s time for another jam-packed newscast from the crew at Etsy Labs.  This time we’ve got another weather report from Chaz aka winenutnyc, interviews with our visiting street teams from Texas and Portland, and lively performances from our artists-in-residence Majestica. HeyMichelle is our newscaster; her wardrobe courtesy of handmadecrafter, tubularist, MrsTsChains (store coming soon), leakarts,…

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Representillion with Majestica

Reptillion Overlords, represent!  We want to possess the feeble minds of New York City inhabitants to unearth their treasured marketing schemes!  We will take over their souls!  And maybe unwind with a few drinks at a bar on the LES.  Representillion! Majestica got all lean, green and mean at Etsy Labs this Wednesday when they…

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Zoning out with Majestica

Do you know what a zone is?  Mixen Dixon lays it down for you in this short introductory video about the Majestica Collective, Etsy’s first participants in our Visiting Artists Program.  Over the course of the week Majestica will be teaching workshops on how to throw a foam party, make a sky guy, create your…

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American Craft Council Salon Series: Boutiques and How They Blog

Etsy recently attended one of the American Craft Council’s excellent salons. The Council’s book-filled offices (it’s actually a library that’s open to the public — a well-kept NYC secret!) in Manhattan were filled to capacity.  What brought people down? Brooklyn store owners Amy Shaw of Greenjeans and Rena Tom of Rare Device shared their secrets…

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Spins & Needles Night at Etsy Labs

Party-goers got down to the beat as they made pixelated crafts and stuffed toys at the Spins & Needles party on September 14th.  Created in 2005 by Melanie Yugo (crafter/designer) and Jason Pelletier (DJ), the event strives to create community in urban areas through teaching DIY crafts while shakin’ yer booty.  Currently Yugo and Pelletier…

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Etsy Labs and Create Digital Music Night: Revisited

Check out the hacked nintendos, CD-Rs and synths, a homemade keytar and more from the last Create Digital Music Night hosted by Make Magazine and Etsy. Also, make sure to look for our upcoming video on Brian Crabtree and Kelli Cain’s Monome, featured in the photo above. If all of this electo-geekery piques your interest,…

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Raining Success at the Bumbershoot Festival

Etsy recently travelled to Seattle to attend the smorgasbord of festivals:  Bumbershoot!  The festival, now in it’s 37th year, drew together over 200 live musical, theater and comedy acts as well as hundreds of rock poster artists and crafters for three days at Seattle Center.  Matt and Anda from Etsy were pleased to meet many…

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