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I Made It! Market Call for Crafter Bios

February 6, 2009


tell us about you

tell us about you

Have you participated in a past I Made It! Market? Can we showcase your talents?

Send a photo and answers to these questions to info@imadeitmarket.com and you may be a featured on the I Made It! Market blog.

Name your crafty business.

What amazing wares do you create ?

How long have you been crafting and when/how did you get started ?

How can readers purchase your wares ?

Which IMI Markets have you participated in ? What is your favorite IMI experience ?

What are you working on now ? What should we know about you ?

How has living in Pittsburgh influenced your crafting ? Community involvement ? Steelers Pride ? Scared to cross a bridge ? Easy to navigate and connect ? What other Pgh crafting groups are you active in ? Clue us in to the ‘burgh’s secrets.

We can’t wait to hear from you….

New Dates in the Works

February 4, 2009

Hang on to your crochet hooks, needle through the winter, coffee klatch away… keep up the crafting because the I Made It! Market is planning a bang up 2009 schedule. (if you have suggestions for partners/venues, suggestions are always welcome)

New dates will be announced here, on our website: I Made It! Market, and in our email newsletter. To sign up fill out the box on the right of this post or at the top of our website. 

Do you craft, did you in the past, are you thinking about dusting off the rotary saw in hopes of carving out some fabulous trinket boxes? If so, check out the Pittsburgh Craft Collective, a place where crafters of all types can come together to create & craft & build a community.

Visit these Crafty Vendors on December 6 at the Union Project, 12 – 5 pm

November 21, 2008
We'll be there and hope you will too!

We will be there and hope to see you too!

abcdesign&fibers  Adina’s Artistry  BarkerBell Herbs and Heirlooms

bluevine  Cosy Knits (literally)   crowspirit  E-a-poo’s 

Free-Hands  Garbella huffalo designs  Ker-bloom! zine   lifeisghost  LzRocks!  Miss Chief Productions 

Klotho Handspun

Mosaics by April  Neighborhood Teaze  Nicholas Fredland

ohmelisa!  On the Rocks Designs  Pin-Up Girl Designs

Pretty Vicious  Ragdoll Social  RedRaven Studios

River Rats Designs  Robsmig  sapling press  Spooky Kelly

subu, inc.  Sunstone Soap  The Fastidious Feline  the plumcrazytree  toast  Vert Upcycling

VicePresidentFriendTheRobot  Wicked Clean  Xmittens: Recycled + New Fabric Fashions

Yoga Matrika  Zippull  and more….

I Made It! Market Returns to the Union Project on December 6

November 6, 2008
I Made It! Market returns to the Union Project

I Made It! Market returns to the Union Project

Yea! The I Made It! Market is back for a Holiday Extravaganza featuring more than 50 local artists, craftspeople and makers.

We’ll be there from 12 – 5 pm with gifty wares to purchase for family, friends and yourself (of course!).

The Union Project will have beautiful ceramics made in their downstairs studio available for purchase on the stage and their Cafe will be open with yummy lunch available to keep your shopping energy flowing.

Grab a coffee, hot chocolate or espresso drink at the Union Project’s coffee bar while you’re at it.

Keep checking in for updates on the vendors who will be bringing their craftiest wares to the Market.

40 Under 40

November 5, 2008
Carrie Nardini, Co-Founder of I Made It! Market recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine & PUMP as one of their 2008 40 Under 40 Award Winners

Carrie Nardini, Co-Founder of I Made It! Market recognized by Pittsburgh Magazine & PUMP as one of their 2008 40 Under 40 Award Winners

Pittsburgh Magazine and PUMP announced winners of their 10th Annual 40 Under 40 Award Winners including Carrie Nardini, Co-Founder of the I Made It! Market.

Read more about the 40 movers and shakers making an impact in Pittsburgh.

Learn more about I Made It! Market (IMI) and sign up for e-mail updates at www.IMadeItMarket.com.

I Made It! Market is Pittsburgh’s nomadic indie-craft marketplace. Each market features local artists, crafters and makers bringing handmade few-of-a-kind works into the various neighborhoods of the city. I Made It! partners with arts organizations, community groups and non-profits to highlight the amazing work they do to improve the community we share.

Visit some of IMI’s past partners’ websites.

I Made It! Market Takes Over Schenley Plaza, Sept. 21 & 28

September 19, 2008
I Made It! Market + Sundae Flea Market

I Made It! Market + Sundae Flea Market

65 + New and Returning I Made It! Market Vendors will set up a nomadic marketplace in Schenley Plaza (4100 Forbes Avenue) in Oakland from 12 – 5 pm on Sunday, September 21 & 28. Each market is created in partnership with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and the Sundae Market of Dream Store Media.

Join us there and keep on the lookout for news about the next I Made It! Market for the Holidays at Pittsburgh’s Union Project in Highland Park on Saturday, December 6 from 12 – 5 pm.

I Made It! Market Celebrates Pgh’s 250 Birthday

June 26, 2008

See You in the South Side to Celebrate Pittsburgh's 250th Birthday!

I Made It! Market launches new Web Site

May 22, 2008

visit www.imadeitmarket.com for IMI updates, vending opportunities, to visit past artists’ links and more!



I Made It! Fashionable – February 22

February 18, 2008

Fashion, DJ, Dance, Demos, Market…. what could be better

$5 to get in, 21+ to drink…

Proceeds Benefit the Brew House Association

Doors: 7 pm…Fashion Show: 8 pm…Jazzercize Troop Radical Pgh: 8:45 pm…Craft Demos…Market…DJ J. Malls of The Big Throwback…Drinks, Dancing, and More!imadeitfashionable.jpg