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Packages 4 Homeless Project Knitting Gatherings - Hi Everyone, I’ve had an email from Barbara, the Co-Coordinator of Packages for Homeless project asking for our help to knit scarves. They’ll be included in the 300 care packages they’ll distribute to homeless persons in Marise W. Feb 23, 2014 6:16 PM
Stepping down as the organiser of Melb Alt Crafters - Dear splendid craftineers After two years of awesome crafty times I've decided to step down as organiser of Melbourne Alternative Crafters. I've had a lot of adventures that I wouldn't otherwise have had, and met a lot of lovely people that I w user 1. Jan 21, 2014 2:04 PM
Cancelled December Melb Alt Crafters events - Hi crafties I've cancelled our regular workshops and events for December. The proximity of xmas and once-off changes for venues means that it's not really practical to do the mending workshop, the craft market stall, or the joey pouch knitting user 1. Nov 22, 2013 12:38 AM
Vintage and Collectibles Sale -     Hey folks, Maryla asked me to let everyone know that she's involved user 1. Oct 9, 2013 10:48 PM
Call-out for Craft Meet Up Planners! -   Hey folks Melbourne Alternative Crafters is an awesome group that I’m having a lot of fun organising, but there are so many great ideas for things we can do that it’s growing beyond my capacity to support it, and I’m worried th user 1. Sep 28, 2013 3:36 PM
Discounts at Vintage Collectible Pop Up Shop - Hi folks, Maryla has offered us a lovely discount at the Rotary vintage and collectible pop up shop she is organising. It's on one day only on Sept 7th at 183 Bridge Road, Richmond, from 10 to 4pm. She said there's lots of clothes, materials, m user 1. Aug 31, 2013 11:58 PM
Who's coming to the market this sunday? - Hey hey folks, I know a bunch of people told me over email that they're coming to do the craft stall at Bend and Snap Market this Sunday, but could I please get a show of hands of folks who are still planning to come? I want to make sure we' user 1. Jul 24, 2013 10:44 AM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Call out for interactive activity proposals! - Our crafts are time intensive and I expect space hungry. Hap Maryla May 5, 2013 10:00 AM
Call out for interactive activity proposals! - Hey craftineers We've all got some really great crafting skills, so why not share them around? 1000 Pound Bend are working on bringing more interactive activities to their markets and are doing a call out for proposals for interactive c user 1. May 4, 2013 10:19 PM
Free to a good home - large shredders - Hi folks One of our lovely members has two large shredders to donate to a new home. They are old stock that were on sale at her work - one is ex-display and still in working order, and the other is still in its original box. They'd be great user 1. Apr 14, 2013 1:18 PM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo this weekend - This looks awesome, I wish I could go! Have fun kids! L user 1. Mar 1, 2013 11:56 PM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo this weekend - Sounds great Theresa. How about 10.30 outside the tic carol c. Mar 1, 2013 9:31 AM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo this weekend - Hi Carol, I'm thinking of going, on Sunday, I could meet you? Theresa On[masked]:51, carol campbell wrote: > I am thinking of going on Sunday as saturday is boardgames monthly > meetup > Anyone interested? Maybe 10.30 Sunday? > Cheers > Theresa M. Feb 28, 2013 12:20 PM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo this weekend - I am thinking of going on Sunday as saturday is boardgames carol c. Feb 28, 2013 11:51 AM
Scrapbook & Papercraft Expo this weekend - Hi Alternative Crafters, Just putting this out there in case you haven't heard. I thought it would be of interest to this group. The Scrapbok and Papercraft Expo takes place this weekend at the Royal Exhibit Cosette Feb 27, 2013 3:24 PM
Meetup details changed: Workshop: Make leather bracelet & necklace - photo added! - Hi everyone, I worked out how to add a photo of the bracelet design we'll be using. The necklace is basically the same with more links. For Carol or anyone who is worried about leaving early, I think that if you make it to the first hou Jason M. Dec 6, 2012 10:41 PM
Melbourne Alternative Crafters Pinterest board - Hi Craftineers I've made a Melbourne Alternative Crafters Pinterest board so we can share ideas, craft we like, things we've made, craft tutorials, inspiration for workshops, that sort of thing. Right now there's nothing in it, but if y user 1. Dec 3, 2012 1:42 PM
Granny Square session for Get Hooked - Looking forward to seeing everyone there! Cheers Carol carol c. Nov 28, 2012 6:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Crochet Workshop! Festival of Flowers - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­eAltCrafters/events/71098002/ When : Sunday, Septembe carol c. Jun 29, 2012 1:16 PM
Discounts from Razor Barbie for members of Melbourne Alternative Crafters - Hey hey Alt Crafters, We've been offered a new perk from Razor Barbie. Just quote the code "meetuprazor" to get a 20% discount on online purchases. Cheers Laura user 1. May 3, 2012 9:08 PM
Perks for Malbourne Alternative Crafters - Discounts at Dancing Dog Caft - Hey hey folks, We've been offered a perk by Dancing Dog Cafe in Footscray. Just mention this Meetup group when you order your drink and you'll get 25% off tea, coffee, or hot chocolate, and $1 off house wines and Carlton Draught. user 1. Apr 12, 2012 3:49 PM
Not the End of Alternative Crafters - Hi all Well I don't know about you but I hate to see user 1. Dec 2, 2011 11:53 AM
Re: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] End of Alt Crafters - Thanks Jason. all the best. It was a fantastic idea and I am sad it won’t be going ahead. user 2. Nov 21, 2011 9:52 PM
End of Alt Crafters - Hi all, I think it is clear based on the response to the 3 dummy events that there isn't enough availability at the moment to sustain the group. Please take notice though that 11 people joine Jason M. Nov 21, 2011 9:50 PM
Alternative Crafters Meetup - Keep or lose? - Hi Everyone! I joined this group a year or so ago before I came back to Melbourne, but haven't been active due to a new job, a 1 year old at home and another on the way. But I'm new to my craft (leather wor Jason M. Oct 22, 2011 8:59 PM
Melbourne Alternative Crafters needs YOU! - Hi there everyone.. Wow, there's a lot of us now, over 70 members! It's clear there is a lot of interest in this group, but thus far we haven't had nearly as many meetups as I (and I'm sure many others) would like. I'd lik Omega Jul 28, 2010 5:20 PM
New Meetup: Exhibition Expedition s - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Alternative Crafters! What: Exhibition Expeditions When: Sunday, May 30,[masked]:00 AM voluntary donation: AUD2.00 /gold coin per person Where: Melbourne Museum Omega May 16, 2010 6:00 PM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Looking to buy a sewing machine any recommendations - I have one of those too, and to me it does look pretty! Brenda Feb 1, 2010 7:35 PM
Re: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Looking to buy a sewing machine any recommendations - Ebay is great - Janome is quite a good brand. But if you're interested in doing something a bit different, I highly recommend a treadle Singer. I picked one up for $5 on eBay - it doesn't look wonderful, but I love the way it works. (Only straight user 1. Feb 1, 2010 6:37 PM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Looking to buy a sewing machine any recommendations - I would recommend ebay. They have quite a range of new and old ma Brenda Feb 1, 2010 5:26 PM
Re: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Looking to buy a sewing machine any recommendations - Strangely enough, I would recommend a Sewing Machine from Aldi. They are pretty damned cheap, reliable and are simply a rebranded basic machine. I can't remember exactly what brand they are before being rebranded but it was one of the bigger ones. I g Kwana Feb 1, 2010 12:49 PM
Re: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Looking to buy a sewing machine any recommendations - Try an op shop. They always have a few, and they are generally in good condition.I've user 1. Feb 1, 2010 12:45 PM
Looking to buy a sewing machine any recommendations - Hi, I was wondering where I could get a second han user 8. Feb 1, 2010 12:24 PM
Re: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Venue help please... - Mario's on Glenferrie Road in Hawthorn/Kew (just next to Glenferrie Station) can be nice, although it is dark away from the windows. They have couches and nice group sitting areas. On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 4:56 PM, Meli user 1. Jan 31, 2010 5:59 PM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] Venue help please... - Hello All Crafters I know that the Knitter's meet up g Melissa T. Jan 31, 2010 4:56 PM
Venue help please... - Hi everyone.. As some of you might know I moved to Melbourne from Brisbane about 18 months ago.. this means that I don't know Melbourne really REALLY well just yet.. I thought I might ask the group about good venues.. I w Omega Jan 31, 2010 11:52 AM
New Meetup: Northside Makers Coffee & Craft - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Alternative Crafters! What: Northside Makers Coffee & Craft When: Sunday, January 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: CERES cafe Cnr Roberts and Stewart Streets, Brunswick East, Vict Omega Jan 15, 2010 6:48 PM
RE: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] 2010 - the year of the AltCrafter.. - i think its a great idea! what ever ud like to make i am female 35 Nina R. Dec 30, 2009 7:14 PM
Re: [Melbourne-Alternative-Crafter­s] 2010 - the year of the AltCrafter.. - Just looking at your list - I have a moderately transportable treadle sewing machine, which I am more than happy to teach/let people use. It's at my mother's (Near Riversdale Station, on the Alamein line, and near Middle Camberwell on the 70 tram, and user 1. Dec 30, 2009 6:51 PM
2010 - the year of the AltCrafter.. - So.. new year, new plans, I say!! This group? Is what you make it. We can do whatever we like, whenever we like, wherever we like.. but what is it that we'd like to do? Here's some ideas I have, let me know.. Omega Dec 30, 2009 2:50 PM
Meetup Cancelled: High Tea & Croquet - High Tea & Croquet, scheduled to occur on November 22,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the "Contact Organizer" link on Meetup: Omega Nov 22, 2009 9:37 AM
New Meetup: Time Travellers Picnic - Fitzroy Gardens - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Alternative Crafters! What: Time Travellers Picnic - Fitzroy Gardens When: November 3,[masked]:00 AM Where: Fitzroy Gardens[masked] Wellington Parade East Melbourne Melb Omega Oct 20, 2009 11:12 AM
New Meetup: VINTAGE FABRIC SALE @ Camberwell Market - Announcing a new Meetup for Melbourne Alternative Crafters! What: VINTAGE FABRIC SALE @ Camberwell Market When: November 15,[masked]:30 AM Where: Camberwell Market Station Rd Camberwell Melbourne W Omega Sep 28, 2009 12:22 PM
Meetup details changed: Melbourne Alternative Crafters October Meetup - Let's go to CraftExpo!!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­eAltCrafters/calendar/11412356­/ When: October 10,[masked]:00 AM Omega Sep 25, 2009 1:55 PM

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