The whole Bay Area is buzzing about San Francisco's new "clubhouse for creatives," Makeshift Society. Offering coworking space, classes, and events in their gorgeous sunlit space in the heart of the city, they're creating a new community for like-minded folks. Come meet the great minds behind Makeshift Society at Patchwork Oakland and find out how you can get in on the fun!
Crown Nine is a refined jewelry store located in Oakland's now-famous POPUPHOOD, just a few blocks away from Jack London Square (where Patchwork Oakland is happening, you guys!). Owner Kate Ellen, in addition to featuring her own collection of gorgeous jewelry, has curated a light-filled space offering work from many local jewelry artists.
Crown Nine also offers classes in jewelry techniques like hammering and stamping; we're pleased to have them as a sponsor and we hope you'll stop by during your Patchwork Oakland shopping experience!
The most incredible things are coming out of San Francisco these days! Creativebug, a new source for online art and craft video workshops, has brought together a fantastic team of crafters to share their talents, and boy, is it great! You can learn from some of our favorite crafty folks like Cathy Callahan, Radmegan, and Yellow Owl Workshop's Christine Schmidt, among many others.
We're honored to have the peeps from Creativebug doing a live DIY workshop at Patchwork Oakland; we hope you'll stop by and make something wonderful!
We're proud to say that Oakland's finest magazine and newspaper shop, ISSUES, is a sponsor of Patchwork Oakland! Tucked away in a lovely corner of Oakland's Piedmont Avenue neighborhood, ISSUES always has a copy of the magazine you wanted, as well as tons you never knew you needed!
Grab a coffee and visit the incredibly friendly crew for their suggestions and to hear the sweet records they always seem to be spinning. You won't regret it!
We're pleased as punch to have East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse on board for Patchwork Oakland! Crafty Oaklanders would be lost without the East Bay's premier artist and teacher resource for supplies, furniture, decor, and glorious vintage treasures that can't be found anywhere else.
Kollabora is a super-cool new craft supply marketplace with a built-in DIY community and about a million crafty projects to browse through! We're stoked to have them as a Patchwork sponsor, and get this: we will be giving away Kollabora coupons at all Patchwork shows! Come 'n get it!
Oakland-based but internationally beloved design blog Grain Edit features illustration and design from the 50's to 70's, as well as current artists drawing from that colorful time period. It's a beautiful place to visit on the internet, and we're happy to have them as a Patchwork sponsor!