August 05 2009 Wednesday at 01:39 PM

Austin Premiere of Handmade Nation



Handmade Nation is finally making it's way to the Lone Star State! We are pleased as punch to have Faythe Levine screening her highly acclaimed film in our home town. And we are welcoming her with a weekend of fun, including: a book signing party, two screenings with Q+A after each screening, Craft Bazaar, and a post-screening party.

To buy Special VIP Pre-sale tickets click here

(Advance tickets are sold out but you can still get tickets at the Alamo Drafthouse!)


Here are the details (Please help spread the word via Facebook!):

Saturday, September 5th



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, September 6th

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. Tickets available here!


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.


Other Notable Crafty Austin Events over Labor Day Weekend include...

Austin Craft Mafia is hosting a Communicrafting event at Space 12 on Saturday September 5th 11 am-7pm.  More details to come.

And the MakeOut Sessions will be meeting at the U.S. Art Authority, Sunday September 6th, 2-7pm. 



Handmade Nation Iron-on Transfers 
Handmade Nation PDX Premiere
Handmade Nation Featured on Etsy
Summit of Awesome Recap
Handmade Nation Titles
Handmade Nation Update / Trailer
Craft Doc

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