Etsy has made it easier for aspiring crafters to get their work out there -- for better or worse. It begs the question: Do you really need to make and sell $40 earrings poorly modeled after The Beatles, an abstract painting of a weird tiger and Corvette hybrid, or anything that includes "cats" and "cute" in its title? Without a trained eye and some experience, would-be crafters run the risk of inclusion Regretsy hall of fame.
9445 E. Doubletree Ranch Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Category: Performing Arts Venues
Region: North Scottsdale
Fortunately for these folks, the third annual Phoenix Craft Rave offers workshops for such projects as making shrines out of cigar and match boxes, creating graffiti T-shirts, crafting artsy paper tea lights, fashioning fabric and plastic jewelry, and more. If design isn’t your thing, the ten-hour make-and-take marathon also features vendors, raffle prizes, and swag bags.