DIY Design Day
with BurdaStyle & STC Craft
Saturday -November 14, 2009
@ 303 Grand St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
L train to Lorimer // J train to Marcy
Join BurdaStyle & STC Craft/Melanie Falick Books for a hands-on experience with DIY projects, DIY inspiration and techniques on a thrifty budget.
Come learn to make fun and easy DIY designs and support local non-profits!
SEWING with Bags for the People and Katherine Bell of Quilting for Peace: Sew a reusable drawstring or patchwork handle bag
2pm - 4pm
PRINTING with Heather Ross of Weekend Sewing: DIY printing on notebooks, drawstring bags & organic cotton t-shirts
3pm - 5pm
HAND STITCHING with STC Craft and Alicia Kachmar of Brooklyn Based: Learn to hand stitch your own coffee cozy from Kata Golda's Hand-Stitched Felt
*Activities are FREE, however, additional supplies will be on sale to benefit nonprofits BARC & Bags for the People
*Feel free to swing by at any time
*Complimentary beverages & snacks. Beer provided by Beerlao
*PerkStreet Lounge open Thurs-Sunday, Nov. 5th-22nd, from Noon-8pm, with free
Coffee & wi-fi.
BurdaStyle is an online destination site for people who sew. Their goal is to bring the traditional craft of sewing to a new generation of fashion designers, sewing hobbyists, DIYers and anyone looking to create and sew something. The website offers copyright-free sewing patterns, step-by-step sewing tutorials, skill sharing, inspiration, project ideas and people passionate about sewing. Free pattern downloads can be found at www.burdastyle.com
STC Craft: STC Craft / Melanie Falick Books is the publisher of high-quality, visually stunning craft books that inspire and educate the diverse craft community. Launched in 2005, it is an imprint of Abrams Books. Other imprints of Abrams Books are Abrams, Abrams ComicArts, Abrams Image, Abrams Books for Young Readers, Amulet Books, and Stewart, Tabori & Chang.
When & Where
The PerkStreet Lounge is sponsored by PerkStreet Financial(SM). The company is founded on the premise that people should get rewards for spending responsibly using debit cards - not credit cards. PerkStreet offers:
-An online checking account with the best debit card perks, including 1% cash back, free coffee and free music downloads.
-Access to 37,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide - 50 within 1 mile of 303GRAND
-Super-fast phone service
-Banking services provided by The Bancorp Bank, FDIC insured.