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Craft Bar Chicago is hosted by the ladies of 

This group is for local creative women in Chicago and those who'd like to support them and craft with them too. 

CRAFTYNISTA® is an online hub for female crafters to share and grow their craft.  We are dedicated to inspiring and supporting ceatives everywhere. We love makers, designers, tradeshows, and all. We understand how important it is to live a life doing what you love. We also know days can get overwhelming and you need someone to cheer you on, especially if your craft is your business. Craftynista is all about community over competition. We want to share your craft with others, inspire you to be your best self, and have fun in the everyday. Oh we also want to buy your goodies too!

Our team is always on the look out for new shops and ladies to feature. We’re also here to provide you with tips, tricks, and life inspiration.

If you are a member of Chicago Craft Bar, your craft is your business and you own a shop online or off, Join Craftynista as well so that we can feature your business and promote you at our local meetups.

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Supporting Local Female Creatives & Crafting With Them Too

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    Needs a location
    Coming soon
    CRAFT BAR CHICAGO! Get to know the founders of Craftynista and the new owners of Craft Bar Chicago, while creating your vision for 2016, with an online video discussion. We’ll be chatting, showing you our boards as we create them, answering any questions you may have about us and business and allowing you the opportunity to network with... Learn more

    Hosted by: TL H. (Organizer), and Florence H. (Co-Organizer)

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    Anom Exchange
    1222 W. Grace , Chicago, IL (map)
    If you are looking to gain a new skill or find a new way to relax, learning to crochet might be the way. Let our experienced teachers show you and your friends the way. We demonstrate, and then help you turn out your own masterpiece. You 'laugh and craft' and let us set it all up and clear it all away. No previous art & craft experience... Learn more

    Hosted by: Florence H. (Co-Organizer)

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    Anom Exchange
    1222 W. Grace , Chicago, IL (map)
    We all have old clothing and T-shirts that we love, but have outgrown. We will show you how to put those old clothes to new use by teaching you how to make jewelry, new clothing items, accessories and more. You bring the t-shirts and yourself and we will bring everything else to help you make the most from you rarely used items. Explore your... Learn more

    Hosted by: Florence H. (Co-Organizer)

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    Disclosed on the tickets, Chicago, IL (map)
    Come learn how to paint your furniture and transform these old pieces into something modern and beautiful. For more info & To book tickets: ******... Learn more

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