Let’s get crafty. Brooklyn Craft Camp is a one-day event taking place in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on Saturday, March 16, 2013. You’ll enjoy a jam-packed day of DIY fun, crafting your heart out with some of NYC’s best craft authors and bloggers, while meeting new crafty friends, learning new skills, eating delicious food, sipping cocktails, and more. It’s a DIY party, all day long! What’s in store? Check it out:
++ Take four 90-minute craft classes–everything from knitting and embroidery to terrariums, jewelry, crepe paper flowers, printmaking and more! Check out the complete class listings here.
++ Leave with four finished projects at the end of the day, plus tons of new crafty knowledge! We’ll provide all the tools and materials you need to complete your projects.
++ Learn from an amazing group of teachers–New York’s best crafty authors, bloggers and designers. Check out the amazing line-up here.
++Visit with keynote speaker Jay McCarroll, winner of Project Runway Season One!
++ Enjoy totally delicious Brooklyn food! Starting with coffee and locally-made donuts, followed by a gourmet Bento box lunch from a local indie chef, and finishing with a festive cocktail hour and snacks!
++ Take fun pics in our Brooklyn Craft Camp photobooth!
++ Get some instant DIY gratification at our nail art and quickie crafts bars!
++ Good music all day long
++ The sparkling company of awesome cool crafty people!
++Awesome gift bags including washi tape, scissors, magazines, fabric, yarn and more, plus the chance to win a $500 West Elm gift card!
About the location
Brooklyn Craft Camp will be held in the fabulously vintage hall of the Messiah Church in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Truly a relic from another era, the hall is decades old and features tons of original features and old-school charm. From stunning stained-glass windows to fixtures that date to the early 20th century, you’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time, perhaps to the cafeteria of an old elementary school. The hall is frequently made available to community and art-related events, and it’s the perfect space to escape and get crafty for a day!
The hall is located at 129 Russell Street (between Driggs and Nassau Avenue) in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It is an approximate 7-minute walk from the Nassau stop of the G train, and a 12-minute walk from the Graham Avenue stop of the L train. Traveling by car, it is located just across the Williamsburg Bridge. (Click here to view a map to the location.)
About the organizer
Brooklyn Craft Camp was founded by Brett Bara, a lifelong crafter turned DIY professional. Brett set out to create a day where she could combine her love of crafts with the creative spirit of the Brooklyn community, while also enjoying delicious food, good friends, music and cocktails. She put all of it together into one perfect day, and Brooklyn Craft Camp was born!