Join us on Saturday, November 28th at 5 p.m. for a make-and-take herbal infusion demonstration with Apothecary Muse! In support of our local vendors and sponsors, Handmade Arcade is excited to host a Meet the Maker night at Boutique 208, located at 208 6th Street in Downtown (across the street from Heinz Hall).
Join Eryn Hughes of Apothecary Muse at 5 p.m. for a Hands-on Handmade Demo. Learn about herbal oil infusions. Select and prepare herbs and oils to collect and infuse in labeled jars, discover the healing properties of plants, gain a new sense of respect for nature, explore your own health and well-being, and learn about the significance of locally grown plants.
This is a FREE make and take demo while supplies last. To find out more about what Boutique 208 is offering for shoppers on Small Business Saturday, visit their Facebook page.
Handmade Arcade will also be raffling off 2 Early Birdie tickets and our new tote-bag to one lucky winner! Join us on Small Business Saturday! Shop Small! Shop Local!
Handmade Arcade is thrilled to announce the launch of our inaugural print publication, Things Making Things: A DIY Coloring Book, featuring original commissioned artwork by 10 Pittsburgh-based artists and Handmade Arcade vendors. Inside the creative pages of this 28-page book, you will meet imaginative creatures who are all crafting,making and designing things—from robots screen-printing to spiders painting—and ready for you to turn into artworks of your very own.
Handmade Arcade is excited to welcome 40 NEW vendors on Saturday, December 5th. Always on the look out for indie-crafters on the cutting edge of craft, Handmade Arcade is thrilled to add these new businesses to our list of vendors.
Help us welcome this week’s highlighted vendors Silk Denim, Mod Evil Studio, SorceryScience and Hip Modern Soap.
Handmade Arcade is grateful for our sponsors. Because of their on-going and generous support, we are able to bring you our annual event. Every year, Handmade Arcade pushes itself to the limit of creativity and strives to be on the Cutting Edge of Craft. The support we receive is humbling and encourages us to continue moving forward. Thank you.
Handmade Arcade is proud to sponsor this fall’s two-day Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7. Sign up to win a pair of tickets for Friday, November 6 NIGHT OWL PARTY! Eat, Drink, SHOP Vintage!
Visit pghvintagemixer.com for event details.
It’s official: Handmade Arcade 2015 is excited to feature more than 150 vendors at this year’s event! Check out & share our impressive list of talented artists & makers from near & far. We hope to see you all on Saturday, December 5th!
Congratulations to HANDMADE ARCADE 2015 VENDORS!
Each year, Handmade Arcade welcomes the students of Pittsburgh Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA) High School to sell their handmade wares as well as to assist in leading an activity in our popular Hands-on Handmade interactive area. Having had great success at Handmade Arcade, the Friends of CAPA are branching out and having a vendor fair of their own to raise money for CAPA students and support small businesses in the community.
Download their application if you are interested in participating in the first CAPA Vendor Fair or if you would like to make a donation for their raffle.
Support Pittsburgh’s young artists and entrepreneurs today!
Handmade Arcade is spending the weekend at Maker Faire Pittsburgh! Visit our table where you can create your very own custom spin art made from vintage vinyl, repurposed fan motors & junction boxes.
Want to make your own DIY spin-art machine? Download our step-by-step instructions here.
GET CRAFTY WITH US! Be part of a growing group of innovative craft artists, arts organizations and demonstrators at Hands-on Handmade – featuring daylong, half-day and two-hour activities for all ages.
Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, October 14, 2015.
Notification of acceptance will go out by Sunday, October 25, 2015.