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We gather in each other's homes to foster life-long friendships, while teaching each other how to make treasures from trash.

Always $5 ~ ALL AGES WELCOME! ~

YELP REVIEWS: http://www.yelp.com/biz/diamonds-in-the-rough-a-creative-cooperative-meetup-daly-city

Past projects: paper beads, records to bowls, earrings/bracelets/pins, clocks from objects, succulent living wreaths, coil baskets, shaggy rag rugs, no sew table runners, make a lamp, rain chains, starburst mirrors, garden candle lanterns, chalkboard paints, bath bombs, mind maps, capiz shell hangings, decoupage anything, Aboriginal dot painting, mustache mugs, oragami money, field trips, three tier plate stands, rag rugs, lampshade makeovers, recycle gift wrappings, wallets from maps, paint chip art, fabric collage, sew dog clothes/toys, crazy wreaths, sand candles, pet toys, bonsai and more...

Monthly list of community workshops from: SCRAP, Ruth's Table, Saturdays at the Randall Museum, Craft Bar (Museum of Craft and Folk Art), Heirloom Craft Night at the Marin History Museum, DIY Workshops at the Treasure Island Flea Market, FabMo Give-Away Weekends, and some local craft stores.

How it works...

* The TEACHER of the event hosts a new project at their home or in the community. They post in advance the instructions and materials needed. Addresses are not public.

* Materials are to be re-usable/recycled items such as plastic bags, used clothes for fabric, broken plates, mirrors, old chairs or furniture. Attendees bring their own supplies.

* Projects should be practical items, or the option of gifting it to women's shelters, children's charities, etc.

* EVERYONE is expected to take a turn hosting or teaching after attending 3-4 Meetups. OK to team up as either the Host (space) or Teach (lesson.)

*OK to host projects in the community, like coffee houses, parks, workshop spaces, SF Tech Shop, etc.

How to be a Host/Teacher...

Email Sharon (button on home page) and she will post your event idea for you.

* Events can be held any day, time and location you want!

* There can be several different events the same week or even the same day.

* Addresses are not public. I will email the address 3 days before the event to the Attendees only.

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Recent Meetups

  • August 20 · 1:00 PM

    Paper Rose Project with Tomoko

    4 Crafty Queens

    https://www.facebook.com/PaperRoseProject  We will be teaching basic paper rose and Advanced attendees will learn the technics to make "Chrysanthemum", "Sunflower"and "... Learn more

  • July 10 · 2:00 PM

    Make Puppets: Mouse

    3 Crafty Queens

    We will be making a total of 7 fleece animal hand puppets each week. MOUSE: Bring 7/8th of a yard fleece (red, brown, tan) and for muzzle/inside ear a contrasting color... Learn more

  • June 25 · 1:00 PM

    Make Puppets: Bear

    2 Crafty Queens | 1 Photo

    We will be making a total of 7 fleece animal hand puppets each week. BEAR: Bring 3/8th of a yard fleece (brown, black, or blue) and for muzzle/inside ear a contrasting... Learn more

  • June 11 · 1:00 PM

    Make a Puppet Theater!

    2 Crafty Queens | 1 Photo

    See photo. Bring material the width of your doorway (add another 6 inches for side hems) and about 4 feet tall.   Bed sheets work fine.  Bring extra material if you want... Learn more

  • May 15 · 2:00 PM

    Jewlrey organizers in a frame

    2 Crafty Queens | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    BRING:  picture frame and window screen or chicken wire.  I have the staple gun.  Extra cup hooks or knobs as desired.

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