Saw this on the Squid List today (I saw it today, but it’s from an earlier list):
San Francisco, CA August 12, 2007 â€“ The San Francisco Craft Mafia (SFCM) strikes again with a community event for Bay Area designers, crafty businesses, and the general public alike. A Family Affair: Tips and Treats with the SF Craft Mafia offers local businesses and designers the perfect chance to network as well as fabulous opportunities to gain new, crafty skills.
Stitch Loungeâ€”a member of SFCMâ€”will sponsor and host, A Family Affair on August 12, 2-6pm, and feature a number of work stations to pick up jewelry-making tips, work on selected patterns from Stitch Lounge’s published guide to clothing customization, Sew Subversive, embellish and bedazzle garments with an assortment of buttons, beads, and sequins, and decorate delicious cupcakes. Business owners and designers can mingle over treats and exchange their own business tips and experiences.
Jewelry-making station: Cute n’ easy earrings in 5 minutes.
Clothing customization station: Get your sew on with patterns from Stitch Lounge’s published guide to clothing alteration, Sew Subversive.
Garment embellishment station: Sequins, fringe, beads, oh my! Bring in your old duds and get bedazzled.
Cupcake makeover station: Decorate delicious homemade cupcakes with gummy, sprinkly, frosty fun.