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 943 Crafty Artisans

Membership is open to everyone

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015 7:00 PM

    Honing the Craft--The Craft of Writing

    5 Crafty Artisans attending
  • Monday, August 17, 2015 7:00 PM

    Community Crafting Night

    13 Crafty Artisans attending
  • 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
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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