Dallas Crafters Marathon - FREE for March!

 Hello!
I would like to invite you all to the MONTHLY crop of the Dallas Crafters Marathon.  This is a great space for crafting, to see pictures of the space check out Dallas Games Marathon (DGM) on Facebook in the Photo's section.
  They have a website as well.

How long does this last? This event lasts from Friday (6pm to Midnight) Saturday (10 am to Midnight) to Sunday (10am to 3pm).

Who are we? We are a group of crafty people that like to craft together and share ideas, it's that simple. We are not Direct Sales Consultants who have classes at our Meetup to promote sales.

Why did we start this Meetup? There are very few crafty stores in our area that can hold a group of crafters and still have room for our supplies AND not be crowded. We simply wanted to craft with other like-minded people, NOT be cramped and not have to drive 45 minutes to an hour to another town.

Why the location? Put simply, it is available to us and we feel lucky! This facility is used for a Board Game group and they use this facility a couple times a month with attendance normally over 100. This is a large facility! We normally use the facility on the last weekend of the month; however sometimes we will use it other weekends.

Why ask for money to crop? We have both been to several crops and retreat’s over the years paying various prices for the events. However, we have had to drive sometimes an hour to get to those locations. The money for this Meetup goes to the DGM Team to maintain the facility and we do not keep any of the attendance fees, it is NOT about profit for us. The more people we have, the less the fee will eventually be.

What do you get? A six foot table (there are two large round tables that two persons could share), folding chair,  lounging couch, kitchen with 2 full size fridges, microwave, coffee pot, bathrooms and soda and snacks for a small fee on the honor system (you may bring your own if you like). You will also meet wonderful crafty people to share ideas and projects!

Who can attend?  We are open to adult men and women crafters above the age of 15. We can accommodate quilters, sewing groups, stampers, scrapbookers, jewelry makers etc! We can comfortably fit 22 crafters with their supplies on a 6' table.

How much does it cost?  There is a small fee of $25 for this event; you may reserve your spot by Paypal-ing me your $25 fee at
[masked] (be sure to include your name). You may also send me a check, email me for my address at the email for Paypal.  If you register at the door the fee is also $25; but your spot is not reserved.  Again, all fee’s go to the space owners for improvements to and letting us use the space. 

What do I need to bring?
  Bring your projects and supplies to work on.  If you plan on painting or doing a messy project, please bring a dollar store shower curtain liner to the event (there is a Dollar General in the shopping center).  We must protect the tables and carpet so the DGM Guys will let us come back.  If you need electrical, bring an extension cord, we have limited electrical outlets.  Bring a cushion for your chair, or if necessary a comfortable computer chair.

If you would like to be a vendor, or have a class please email me separately.  We can post these events separately and work out the cost of using the facility.  There are two separate rooms, so crafting can go on in one room and a class in the other.

Email me or Facebook Message me with any questions or concerns.  [masked]
Hope to see you there!

Donna

 

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  • stephanie

    SO MUCH FUN. GREAT LADIES, GREAT SPACE. CAN'T WAIT TO GO AGAIN!!! WHOO HOO..

    March 8, 2012

  • Danielle

    It was amazing! The space is great for crafting of ALL types, the location couldn't be better, and the people were so much fun - I am really looking forward to the next one. I've posted a review on my blog: http://www.theweesheepie.com/20...­
    Thanks again, Donna; it was a great weekend!

    March 5, 2012

  • Amanda

    I'm so glad I found this meetup! It's a wonderful space for crafting and loved getting to see what others are working on, it gets the juices flowing. Looking forward to the end of the month!

    March 5, 2012

  • Denise R.

    Had a great time. Got a lot of work done.

    March 5, 2012

  • Heather H.

    Thank you everyone that attended and stopped by! We are so happy to share this space with everyone! I had a blast and I am looking forward to the next event!

    March 4, 2012

  • Judy E.

    This was my first time to attend and absolutely loved it. The space was great and the ladies so friendly. What a talented group. I will for sure attend in the future!

    March 4, 2012

  • Teresa G.

    Wow! What a great experience this weekend! This 3-day “retreat” is GREAT! And great company! Loved visiting with everyone and seeing all the creativity!

    Lots of space, full 6’ table, good lighting, great hostesses, fun door prizes, close to everything - every choice of food there is nearby, several within walking distance such as Chinese (good!), Panchos, Starbucks, 7-11 (for slurpees and the bad-for-you-taquitos that I’m addicted to) and easy trip to Joanns, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, Walmart.

    People were scrapbooking, sewing, crocheting…it truly was a Crafter’s group, not just a scrapbook group. Loved that!

    This weekend was free, but $25 for 3 days of cropping is a great price for what we got! We are so lucky to have this facility available to us. I look forward to cropping with DCM every month!!! Several of us have already prepaid for our April spots!

    March 4, 2012

  • Lauren M.

    What a delightful, friendly group of ladies and a super venue! I had so much fun just visiting and getting to know people! Can't wait for the next one!

    March 4, 2012

  • Leslie M.

    Enjoying meeting some amazingly talented ladies! Had a great time and lots of laughs!

    March 4, 2012

  • Bernadette D.

    Very nice space, we had a very good time with our entire group! And special Thanks to Valerie for posting pictures. :)

    March 4, 2012

  • Laura H.

    Great to meet other scrappers... I will go again.

    March 3, 2012

  • Cindy M.

    Great location, nice people! Am definitely going to come back again!

    March 3, 2012

  • Kristin

    Could someone please call me? I'm at parker and alma but I can't find it. [masked]

    March 2, 2012

  • Kristin

    Ok good. I'd like to sit with the other knitters and crocheters if I could. Thanks!

    February 18, 2012

  • Denise R.

    Yes I will be crocheting.

    February 17, 2012

  • Kristin

    I will be knitting and crocheting. Will anyone else be doing that?

    February 17, 2012

  • Lauren M.

    Could you please place me near Elizabeth and Danielle, if possible? Thanks!

    February 17, 2012

  • Donna P.

    I certainly will Paula! Thanks for joining.

    February 17, 2012

  • Paula M.

    Please let me know if a space opens up.

    Thanks

    February 17, 2012

  • Donna P.

    Hi Stephanie
    Yes both rooms have carpet now, so we will be using both rooms! This is going to be so much fun! Can't wait to see you and Amanda again!

    February 5, 2012

  • stephanie

    Will you be using both rooms this time? How will we know if we have made the cut?? :)

    February 5, 2012

  • Amanda W.

    Hey Donna, are you going to open up the other room so more people can attend this month? Stephanie and I weren't able to attend last month and were really looking forward to joining you ladies again!

    February 5, 2012

  • Angela C.

    Oh one more thing. Is it ok to bring my grown daughter and my grnad daughters? One is 11 and the other is 17 months. :-)

    February 5, 2012

  • Angela C.

    Hello Donna,
    Forget about the last e-mail I sent you. I found the information I needed. When will I know that I am no longer on the waiting list?

    February 5, 2012

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