I met tons of awesome people and makers, made some new friends, was approached about few possible future vending opportunities, mingled with some fellow Crown Towners (Verabelle, Monkey & Squirrel, Stitch Machine, and Mason & Virginia), bought great one-of-a-kind gifts, and best of all, I got to meet some fans and blog followers in person (you guys rock!). One regret is that I didn't bring any Charlotte goods (what was I thinking?!), because Charlotteans were representing in rare form (holla!).
(Lots more Big Crafty after the jump)
"...These artists and crafters push craft beyond traditional boundaries and blur the lines of art and craft. One of these unique vendors is Final Approach, selling vintage, upcycled suitcases. Subject Matter Studio is screenprinting The Big Crafty posters and having a booth at the event. A new vendor to check out at this summer’s event is Not Made in China with exciting new work and a North Carolina edge. For kid-friendly items, swing by the booths of Crankypants Knits, Uncommon Kid, Knockabout and Betsy Cousins with Wonderland 5...."