You have seen the clips of the film on You Tube, saw me blabbing about the movie on News 8 Austin this week and you read the book review. Well the weekend is here to experience Handmade Nation first hand. Keep this handy little schedule with you at all times this weekend…
SATURDAY SEPT 4, 2009
Swap and Sew + Sweets 12-6pm Space 12
Bring your old fabric and craft supplies plus a sewing machine if you have one and let the Austin Craft Mafia help you whip up something new and fresh. Don’t forget to snag a sweet or bring a canned good for free sweets!
Book signing party 7-9pm, Domy Books
Faythe Levine will be signing books alongside artists featured in the book (Whitney Lee, Jennifer Perkins, Magda Sayeg, and Kathie Sever) Sounds by DJ Bullet, free beer from Live Oak brewing, and an awesome raffle, packed with prizes from artists and local businesses. Free.
SUNDAY SEPT 5, 2009
Handmade Nation Screenings 1:30pm and 4:10pm, Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
The film's Austin premiere! Q & A to follow with director, Faythe Levine, and several of the films' subjects.
Craft Bazaar noon-6pm, Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar
Craft fair featuring some of Austin's most talented up and coming artists, craft demos and giveaways, and stuff for the kiddos. Take a look at a list of vendors right here. Free.
Austin Handmade Post Screening Shabang 6:30pm-9pm Austin Handmade
Austin Handmade is hosting an after party at their new location - more crafty goods, free drinks by Treaty Oak Rum, snacks by Nada Moo and a dj. Free.
P.S. thanks Sublime Stitching for stolen text and image :)