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Note: schedule and workshops are subject to change.

2015 Ventura

Subject to change

Printable Version - Printable Version (no tables)

Highlight:

Wednesday

 

Hotel Lobby

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Buena Ventura Room

Tour / Outdoor

Off Campus

Off Campus

Crowne Plaza Bar

12:00pm

Early Registration

             

12:30pm

             

1:00pm

             

1:30pm

             

2:00pm

       

Cross Stitch a Roller Skating Unicorn + Beer Tasting. Say what?

Rosalie Gale

Wine & Cheese Pairing

 

2:30pm

         

3:00pm

         

Botanical Beading

Kaari Meng

3:30pm

           

4:00pm

 

Pre-Craftcation Plan

Tara Gardiner

   

TIKI Talk + Tasting

   

4:30pm

         

5:00pm

     

Stress Free Embroidery + Beer Tasting

Rosalie Gale

   

5:30pm

           

6:00pm

 

PM Yoga

Vennice James Estrada

         

6:30pm

       

Craftcation Pre-Conference Party

Sponsor: Shopify + Goldies on Main

   

7:00pm

             

7:30pm

             

8:00pm

             

Thursday

 

Hotel Lobby

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Bay View Room

Buena Ventura Room

Santa Maria Room

MAKE Ventura

Ventura Museum Kitchen

Tour / Outdoor

Fairgrounds - Santa Rosa Rm

7:00am

     

AM Yoga

Vennice James Estrada

               

7:30am

                     

8:00am

                       

8:30am

                       

9:00am

General Registration

         

Easiest Skirt

Shaerie Mead

         

9:30am

                   

10:00am

Tassel Workshop

Creativebug Staff

Sponsor: Creativebug

Pay Yourself: The artist's guide to profitability

Tara Swiger

Color Theory for Artists and Designers

Lisa Solomon

Working with Resin Session 1

Lauren Rudeck

Getting Stuff Done: Get More Done Than You Ever Dreamed Possible. Then, decide it’s too much. Then, quit some things. And Finally, Be Pretty Happy With What You Can Accomplish

Rosalie Gale

Simple Screen Printing Session 1

Casey Starks

Vinyl Cut Screenprinting

Chris Kahler
Kelly Stevens

     

10:30am

     

11:00am

     

11:30am

                 

12:00pm

       

Quick Market Bag

Shaerie Mead

         

12:30pm

                 

1:00pm

Be A Better Boss To Yourself: Marker's Mindset

Kari Chapin

Pricing for Profit

Megan Auman

Watercolor Workshop

Sienne Mascareñas Diaz

Working with Resin Session 2

Lauren Rudeck

Marketing the Right-Brain Way: Find and Connect with Your Perfect Customers

Jennifer Lee

Create a stamped metal pendant using clay Session 1

Christine Street

Indigo Dyeing

Kaari Meng

     

1:30pm

     

2:00pm

       

2:30pm

               

Finding Your Inner Fermentista

Kirsten Shockey

Sponsor: Storey Publishing

   

3:00pm

 

Mixed Media Delight

Amy Tan

Sponsor: Fiskars

How to Teach a DIY Workshop

Robert Mahar

Sly Fox Fusible Appliqué Project

Linda Nitzen

Sponsor: Sizzix

Washi Tape Party Session 1

Alton DuLaney

Sponsor: Scotch

Letting go: knowing when to say hello and goodbye to aspects of your business

Delilah Snell
Jessie Artigue
Nancy Soriano
Nicole Stevenson
Shaerie Mead

Circle marks the spot: An intro to improvisational quilting

Luke Haynes

Creative Clay Workshop Part 1

Sienne Mascareñas Diaz

     

3:30pm

       

4:00pm

       

4:30pm

                   

Cocktail Tour

Sponsor: City of Ventura & Ventura Visitors Bureau

 

5:00pm

                     

5:30pm

                   

Opening Dinner

6:00pm

                     

6:30pm

                     

7:00pm

                     

7:30pm

                     

8:00pm

                     

Friday

 

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Bay View Room

Buena Ventura Room

Santa Maria Room

MAKE Ventura

Fairgrounds Kitchen

Ventura Museum Kitchen

Off Campus

Crowne Plaza Bar

7:00am

   

AM Yoga

Vennice James Estrada

                 

7:30am

                     

8:00am

                       

8:30am

                       

9:00am

Personal Finances for the Self-Employed

Lauren Venell

Crafting a Killer Brand Identity

Dave Conrey
Delilah Snell
Nancy Soriano
Rachel Mae Smith

Tapestry Weaving

Kaari Meng

Sponsor: Sizzix

Stitched Up

Amy Tan

Intermediate Wholesale

Emily McDowell

Applique Pennant

Jenelle Montilone

Mighty Ugly

Kim Werker

   

The History of California Agriculture in 3 Dishes

Ernest Miller

   

9:30am

 

Ombre Dye Workshop

Cathy Callahan

Sponsor: Robert Kaufman

   

10:00am

     

10:30am

                 

11:00am

How Do You Run Your Business?

Abby Glassenberg
Blair Stocker
Kari Chapin
Nicole Stevenson
Rachel Mae Smith
Tiffany Han

Producing a DIY Video 101

Robert Mahar

Kanzashi: Japanese Fabric Flowers

Diane Gilleland

Terrariums

Jenifer Lake

Sponsor: Scotch

Fundraising for Your Business

Ana Manzano
Eleanor Callott Whitney
Nancy Soriano

Mixed Media Wall Hanging

Emma Jeffrey

Sponsor: Fiskars

Laser Cut Name Tags

Chris Kahler
Kelly Stevens

     

11:30am

     

12:00pm

       

12:30pm

                   

Lunch

Sponsor: Bernina

 

1:00pm

         

Marianne Dress Part 1

Christine Haynes

Sponsor: Robert Kaufman

         

1:30pm

                   

2:00pm

Making the Most of out of Social Media

Jessie Artigue
Megan Auman
Rachel Mae Smith
Tara Gardiner

How to Build an Audience and a Customer Base with an Awesome Email Newsletter

Abby Glassenberg

Sponsor: Mailchiimp

Thrift Shop Field Trip + Making Recycled Flowers

Blair Stocker

Sponsor: Sizzix

Mini Abstracts with Gold Leaf

Mati Rose McDonough

DSLR Camera Basics for Product Photography

Marlo Miyashiro

Stamp + Block Printing

Lisa Solomon

Modern Himmeli Mobiles

Robert Mahar

Basic Beer Brewing

Ernest Miller

     

2:30pm

     

3:00pm

     

3:30pm

                 

4:00pm

Podcasting

Abby Glassenberg
Dave Conrey
Elise Blaha Cripe
Kari Chapin

Content Marketing: Crafting an Effective Blog

Diane Gilleland
Tara Swiger

Washi Tape Party Session 2

Alton DuLaney

Sponsor: Scotch

Let’s Do Launch: Increasing Your Sales through Authentic Engagement

Jennifer Lee

Produce Bags

Jenelle Montilone

   

How to Make Gluten Free Pasta

Cara Reed
Meg van der Kruik

   

4:30pm

       

5:00pm

         

5:30pm

                       

6:00pm

   

PM Yoga

Vennice James Estrada

               

Happy Hour

Sponsor: Sizzix

6:30pm

                   

7:00pm

                     

7:30pm

                     

Saturday

 

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Bay View Room

Buena Ventura Room

Santa Maria Room

MAKE Ventura

Fairgrounds Kitchen

Off Campus

7:00am

   

AM Yoga

Vennice James Estrada

             

7:30am

                 

8:00am

                   

8:30am

                   

9:00am

Creating Multiple Income Streams

Amy Tan
Ana Spick
Diana Fayt
Jennifer Lee

Calculating Profitability

Lauren Venell

Driftwood Mobiles

Diana Fayt

Playing with Image Transfers Session 1

Courtney Cerruti

Sponsor: Scotch

Turn Your Craft Writing into a Winning Book Proposal

Blair Stocker
Kari Chapin

Scrunchie Scarf

Jenelle Montilone

Filling Up the Creative Well / Sketchbook Process

Mati Rose McDonough

 

Sticky Buns

Evan Kleiman

 

9:30am

   

10:00am

   

10:30am

             

11:00am

Getting started on Ecommerce

Hailey Coleman

Sponsor: Shopify

Confessions of an Entrepreneur

Elise Blaha Cripe
Emily McDowell
Mati Rose McDonough
Tiffany Han

Modern Clay Jewelry

Sienne Mascareñas Diaz

Making it: The Ins and Outs of Production

Amy Tan
Diana Fayt
Lauren Venell
Rosalie Gale

Zipper Pouch

Christine Haynes

Simple Screen Printing Session 2

Casey Starks

Laser Cut Cross Stitch Jewelry

Chris Kahler
Kelly Stevens

   

11:30am

   

12:00pm

   

12:30pm

                 

Lunch

Sponsor: Scotch

1:00pm

                 

1:30pm

         

Marianne Dress Part 2

Christine Haynes

Sponsor: Robert Kaufman

     

2:00pm

Hanging in the Balance: Business and Parenting

Abby Glassenberg
Christine Street
Elise Blaha Cripe
Kim Werker
Radmegan (Megan Andersen)

Getting Your Products Into Stores

Megan Auman

Plastic Canvas: Choose Your Own Design Adventure

Diane Gilleland

Playing with Image Transfers Session 2

Courtney Cerruti

Sponsor: Scotch

Wordpress 2

Sé Reed

Creative Clay Workshop Part 2

Sienne Mascareñas Diaz

 

DIY Sushi / Hello Kitty Sushi Class

Rachael Narins

Abstract Watercolors in the Garden

Jenifer Lake

2:30pm

 

3:00pm

 

3:30pm

           

4:00pm

Embracing Confidence

Jessie Artigue

DIY Lightbox

Radmegan (Megan Andersen)

Do It Yourself Success: Plan and Grow Your Dream Project

Eleanor Callott Whitney

The Power of Rejection

Tiffany Han

Explorations in machine embroidery + applique: stitch a beer or coffee koozie

Luke Haynes

Create a stamped metal pendant using clay Session 2

Christine Street

Kombucha Kocktails

Hannah Crum

 

4:30pm

 

5:00pm

   

5:30pm

                   

6:00pm

   

PM Yoga

Vennice James Estrada

Stitch Social Lounge

Diane Gilleland

Sponsor: Storey Publishing

           

6:30pm

             

Dance Party

7:00pm

                 

7:30pm

                 

8:00pm

                 

Sunday

 

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Sizzix

Anacapa Room

Scotch

Bay View Room

Buena Ventura Room

Bernina

Santa Maria Room

Tour / Outdoor

Off Campus

7:00am

   

AM Yoga

Vennice James Estrada

           

7:30am

               

8:00am

                 

8:30am

                 

9:00am

                 

9:30am

Closing Keynote and Remarks

Delilah Snell
Evan Kleiman
Nicole Stevenson

               

10:00am

               

10:30am

                 

11:00am

Take Better Product Photos with the Camera You Already Own

Marlo Miyashiro

SEO

Sé Reed

Leather Stamped Keychains

Rachel Mae Smith

Sponsor: Sizzix

Washi Tape and Image Transfers Exploration

Courtney Cerruti

Sponsor: Scotch

Year of Making

Kim Werker

Construction Workshop

Christine Haynes

Felt Fortune Cookies

Lauren Rudeck

Makers Tour

Sponsor: City of Ventura & Ventura Visitors Bureau

 

11:30am

 

12:00pm

 

12:30pm

             

1:00pm

           

Bottomless Brunch

1:30pm

           

2:00pm

               

2:30pm

               
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