Etsy Craft Party at Poppytalk!

A beautiful piece by Bonnie Kaserman
We hosted our first class this past friday in our new Poppytalk space to celebrate the worldwide Etsy Craft Party Day!  The theme was Recapture (bringing new meaning to photographs), and our group amazed us with their embroidery skills and creativity.  Lyndsay of Coco Cake Land treated us to her amazing vanilla cream cupcakes and iced spicey donuts with sprinkles!  We took a few pics of some of the event:

Photo from Raincoast Creative Salon's instagram


Lyndsay and her delicious baked goods - Coco Cake Land
Everyone working so hard. (Note Earl of Poppytalk behind the desk).

Heather Lacroix stitched her Grandmother's dress
(Top) Bonnie Kaserman  (Bottom) Eleanor of Onana Knits

(Top) Alicia Carvalho  (Bottom) Sandra of Raincoast Creative Salon

(Top) Michelle of I Dream of Chairs (Bottom) Denise of Thrifty By Design

(Top) Rach and Eleanor of Onana Knits (Bottom) Nichole of Visual Heart
(Top left) Jan Halvarson and Earl Einarson of Poppytalk (Top right) Makers making (Bottom) Donuts by Coco Cake Land

We really enjoyed hosting our first class and look forward to hosting many more.  If you're interested in signing up for a class in the near future, stay tuned to the blog (you can follow our feed here or subscribe to our daily email rss by signing up in the right hand sidebar here on the blog).

Jan and Earl

Jan Halvarson

10 comments:

Julia Fain said...

lovely! wish I lived closer. as a fellow-vintage lover I have to ask...were the photos original? Love the concept if they are copies. a little sad if the originals were used. xo julia

joy stclaire said...

I'm with Julia on this. As a photographer & lover of history, I am disappointed by this if they are originals.

Pinecone Camp said...

Looking forward to your next craft day! Wish I could have made it to this one. I'm going to play around with some of my mom's "Miss Kitimat" pics now ;)

alicia carvalho said...

Thanks for hosting this Jan and Earl, it was so much fun. Kind of felt like we were all hanging out in your living room <3

Can't wait till the next one!!

Meesh @ I Dream of Chairs said...

Super fun afternoon! Thanks Jan and Earl!

Jan Halvarson said...

Julia and Joy - most were copies

Jan Halvarson said...

Janis - would love to see the Miss Kitimat finished result!

Meesh - Thanks for coming

Alicia - us too!

(Jan and Earl)

Sandra said...

That was a ton of fun - I want to do more!

Great idea...

Jan Halvarson said...

Janis - your Mom's Miss Kitimat - must see!

Alicia - thanks for coming!

Meesh - Great to see you again!

A Nomad in Paris said...

Very cool! I attended the #craftparty at West Elm - Emeryville hosted by SF Etsy. It was a lot of fun --- tried a new craft and met some new people. Already looking forward to what Etsy has in store for next years gathering!

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