Welcome to Handmade Enthusiasts--the best meetup group for adults (over 21) who want to learn a great new craft!  Along with our sister crafting groups (Arts and Craft-Tastic and Craft Flash Mob), you'll be joining one of the largest and most prolific crafting groups in the Bay Area.

Handmade Enthusiasts' instructors are skilled artisans who volunteer their time and talents to provide some of the best and most affordable classes in:

Jewelry Arts:

Bead Weaving, Bead Stringing and Bead Embroidery

Wire Wrapping

Metal Smithing

Polymer Clay

Chain Maille

Fiber, Sewing and Quilting:

Hand Sewing




Beginning Quilting



Cross Stitch and Needlepoint

Paper and Fine Arts:

Card Making and Paper Crafts



Glass fusing

Home Arts:

Makeup and Soaps

International Cooking Classes


So if you're interested in learning a new craft, honing a skill or trying new artistic ventures, why not join us here at Handmade Enthusiasts!

We're 964 Crafty Artisans

Membership is open to everyone

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Monday, September 7, 2015 7:00 PM

    Free Community Crafting Meetups - Santa Clara/San Jose

    14 Crafty Artisans attending
  • Monday, September 21, 2015 7:00 PM

    LAST Free Crafting Night in Santa Clara

    13 Crafty Artisans attending
Founded Apr 14, 2010


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I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

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