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Modern Makers Festival
Local craft and food makers, live music, and community
Craftcation
Business + Makers Conference
Four days of hands-on food + craft workshops+ creative business classes in Ventura, CA - March 26-29, 2015
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Living + Working from Scratch
DIY projects, tips on creative entrepreneurship, recipes, our adventures, and inspiration to make every day awesome

2013 Schedule

Note: schedule and workshops are subject to change.

2013 Ventura

Subject to change

Printable Version - Printable Version (no tables)

Highlight:

Wednesday

 

Extra - Curriculars

Crowne Plaza San Miguel Room A

Crowne Plaza Santa Rosa Room

Crowne Plaza Bar

4:00pm

 

Meet, Greet, and Explore Kollabora

Carol Cho

Sponsor: Kollabora

   

4:30pm

     

5:00pm

   

networking and notebooks

Nina Eve Zeininger

Sponsor: Attune Foods

5:30pm

   

6:00pm

Beer Tasting & Crochet

Jen Lamchek

Evening Yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

6:30pm

7:00pm

     

7:30pm

     

Thursday

 

Crowne Plaza Anacapa Room

Extra - Curriculars

Crowne Plaza San Miguel Room A

Crowne Plaza Santa Rosa Room

Crowne Plaza Buena Ventura Room

Crowne Plaza San Miguel Room B

Crowne Plaza Santa Cruz Room

Crowne Plaza Bar

11:00am

 

office hours with lisa tauber

Lisa Tauber

 

networking and notebooks

Nina Eve Zeininger

Sponsor: Attune Foods

     

Office Hours with Rosalie Gale

Rosalie Gale

11:30am

         

12:00pm

servesafe basics for small food businesses

Bill Waiste

             

12:30pm

             

1:00pm

 

Booth Design & Display at Craft Fairs

Mikel and Lindsey Stone

When to Hire a Professional

steph calvert
Sé Reed
Tara Gardiner

Polka Dot Fold Over Clutch

Mimi G.

Sponsor: Bernina

Etsy 1.0

Marlo Miyashiro
Steph Cortes

Soap Making from Scratch

angharad jones

 

1:30pm

   

2:00pm

     

2:30pm

   

Photography + SLR Camera Basics

Chris & Jenn

Social Media 101

Victoria Namkung Koch

Sponsor: Kollabora

Blog Perspectives

Cathe Holden

Kombucha & Healthy Fermented Drinks: Quick & Easy Alternatives to Sugary Sodas

Hannah Crum

Office Hours with Rosalie Gale

Rosalie Gale

3:00pm

     

3:30pm

What Makes A great DIY Tutorial? A hour of DIY inspiration w Kollabora

Carol Cho

Sponsor: Kollabora

 

Embroidery

amy tan

 

4:00pm

 

Working the Press: DIY PR

gustavo arellano

Food Fads and Fancies

delilah snell
evan kleiman
Laura Avery
Susie Wyshak

Crafty Cash

kathy cano-murillo

Next Level Needle Felting

angharad jones

 

4:30pm

 

Trolley Tour

 

5:00pm

   

5:30pm

             

6:00pm

 

BBQ & Opening Celebration

craftcation crew

           

6:30pm

             

7:00pm

             

7:30pm

             

Friday

 

Crowne Plaza Anacapa Room

Extra - Curriculars

Crowne Plaza San Miguel Room A

Crowne Plaza Santa Rosa Room

Ventura Museum Kitchen

Crowne Plaza Buena Ventura Room

Crowne Plaza San Miguel Room B

Crowne Plaza Santa Cruz Room

Crowne Plaza Bar

7:30am

     

Morning Yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

         

8:00am

               

8:30am

                 

9:00am

Wordpress 1

Sé Reed

Office Hours with Rosalie Gale

Rosalie Gale

Financial Basics & Terminology

ana milosevic
hao nguyen

Ordinary to Extraordinary: Repurposing Everyday Materials into Amazing Displays

Kayte Terry

Master Class: Seasonality The Heart of the Rustic Italian Kitchen

evan kleiman

Crash Course Sewing

nicole vasbinder

Packaging & Merchandising

nicole stevenson
cathy callahan
Cathe Holden

Letterpress 101: Making Stationery

Cameron and Fiona Leggett

 

9:30am

 

10:00am

Newsletter Critiques with julie from MailChimp (all newsletters welcome!)

Julie Gora

Sponsor: Mailchimp

10:30am

Indie Publishing Zines

Rhea Tett

 

Getting Your Craft Writing Published

Kayte Terry
Melanie Falick
Lisa Tauber
Kari Chapin

Sane Social Media Use

Tiffany Han

Etsy 2.0

Marlo Miyashiro
Steph Cortes

Traveler's Daybook

amy tan

11:00am

 

11:30am

 

12:00pm

               

12:30pm

                 

1:00pm

Knitting 101

Melanie Falick

Sponsor: Kollabora

 

Accounting & Bookkeeping for the Indie Business

ana milosevic
hao nguyen

Your First 1000 Subscribers

Alicia Dirago

Pickle Bootcamp: Two Part Workshop Fermentation & Canned Pickles

ernest miller

The Fast, Fun & Fearless Dress (or Tunic!)

Nicole Blum

Sponsor: Storey

Food Business Realities

evan kleiman
Laura Avery
Cindy Liu
Phil McGrath

Macrame: Creating a Plant Hanger with the Josephine Knot

cathy callahan

office hours with lisa tauber

Lisa Tauber

1:30pm

 

2:00pm

 

Newsletter Critiques with julie from MailChimp (all newsletters welcome!)

Julie Gora

Sponsor: Mailchimp

2:30pm

 

Balls Out Branding

Steph Cortes

getting products into stores

Andreea Ayres

The Power of Collaboration

Jeanne Lewis

Sponsor: Creativebug

3:00pm

Artisan Bar Basics

delilah snell

Ventura Food Tour

Allison Costa

 

Makeup Brush Roll-Up

Mimi G.

Sponsor: Bernina

Mixed Media Delight

amy tan

3:30pm

Artisan Seasonal Ice Cream Making at Home

nicole stevenson
Seth Stanton

Sponsor: Attune Foods

4:00pm

Transitioning Your Crafts Business from Retail to Wholesale

Marlo Miyashiro

Design Thinking for Creatives

Alicia Dirago

How to Price Your Work

Ellen Daehnick
Kari Chapin
Rosalie Gale
Tiffany Han

 

4:30pm

 

Office Hours on Getting Published

Melanie Falick

5:00pm

 

The Addictive Art of Thread-Sketching

Nicole Blum

Sponsor: Storey

 

5:30pm

           

6:00pm

     

Evening Yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

     

The F Factor: Is Your Food Worthy?

delilah snell
Susie Wyshak

 

6:30pm

           

Happy Hour Mixer

craftcation crew

7:00pm

               

7:30pm

               

8:00pm

               

Saturday

 

Crowne Plaza Anacapa Room

Extra - Curriculars

Crowne Plaza San Miguel Room A

Crowne Plaza Santa Rosa Room

Crowne Plaza Buena Ventura Room

Crowne Plaza San Miguel Room B

Crowne Plaza Santa Cruz Room

Fairgrounds Kitchen

Crowne Plaza Bar

7:30am

     

Morning Yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

         

8:00am

               

8:30am

                 

9:00am

How to Start a Crafty Business

nicole vasbinder

 

Business Banking Solutions

Falon Lopez

Getting to Know Your Digital SLR Camera

radmegan (megan andersen)

Sewing a Café Apron

christine haynes

SEO: A Small Business Overview

Sé Reed

Crafts From Paper Made: Exceptional Projects from Everyday Paper

Kayte Terry

Gorgeous & Delicious Small-batch Caramel Sauce

Ellen Daehnick

Office Hours with Rosalie Gale

Rosalie Gale

9:30am

 

10:00am

 

10:30am

The Cottage Law and other changes to the food craft movement

ernest miller
Susie Wyshak
Bill Waiste

 

Effective Blogging for Crafty Businesses

cathy callahan
radmegan (megan andersen)
Kari Chapin
Rosalie Gale

Partnerships: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

delilah snell
nicole stevenson
Sé Reed

Pinterest 2.0

steph calvert
Brittni Mehlhoff

Prize Ribbon Rosette Image Brooches

Cathe Holden

   

11:00am

   

Mini-Sessions with Marlo M. of Creative Arts Consulting

Marlo Miyashiro

11:30am

   

12:00pm

             

12:30pm

       

Construction Techniques: Zippers, Buttonholes & More

nicole vasbinder

       

1:00pm

Modern Leather Workshop

Alicia Dirago

 

Pricing 201 - Food

Dwight Detter

Writing & Publishing Patterns, Tutorials & Ebooks

Anne Kuo Likito

Easy Photoshop Tricks

steph calvert

Soy Candles 101

angharad jones

   

1:30pm

Office Hours With Kari Chapin Need a Pep Talk?

Kari Chapin

Preserves from the Market

ernest miller

 

2:00pm

 

2:30pm

Post-Craftcation Plan

Tiffany Han

Alternative Press for Creatives

Brittni Mehlhoff

Pop-Ups and Show Panel

delilah snell
nicole stevenson
Alexandra Agajanian

Reverse Applique Bandana

Melanie Falick

Tech Bar

steph calvert
Sé Reed

3:00pm

   

3:30pm

   

The 3 Hour Skirt

christine haynes

4:00pm

   

Wordpress 2

Sé Reed

Those Who Can Do, Teach: How to Teach Your Craft

nicole vasbinder

DIY Lightbox

radmegan (megan andersen)

No Sew Pouch

Sarah James

 

4:30pm

     

Meet, Greet, and Explore Kollabora

Carol Cho

Sponsor: Kollabora

Office Hours with Rosalie Gale

Rosalie Gale

5:00pm

wine tasting tour

   

5:30pm

           

6:00pm

   

Evening Yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

       

6:30pm

80s Dance Party

craftcation crew

           

7:00pm

               

7:30pm

               

8:00pm

               

Sunday

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