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Frankford Holiday Craft Market Vendors List, Dec 16

11 Dec

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Bonnie Lasses
Fiber wearables: gloves, scarves, necklaces; art pillows; artist books; photographic metal wall hangings; artist cards

Allison Ostertag Photography
Photography of local nature with rustic wood framing

Betsy Ann Paper http
Holiday greeting cards and stationery gift sets

Philadelphia Map Company
Maps of Philadelphia neighborhoods and more

Rachel Udell
Mixed media of art (collage/drawings/sculpture)

JRochelle Designs
Handmade leather bags/accessories and some vintage home décor items

Iqraa Cafe
Scented candles and scarf sets

Helen Ethel Studio
Handmade jewelry

Sock toys and circle scarves

Accessories and small gift items

Sherman Oberson Creations
Homemade jewelry made of vintage parts

Martha Knox
Wood block fine art prints

Evening Star Gallery
Handcrafted cards, bookmarks, pins and assemblages

Art by Meei-Ling Ng
Small handmade sculpture, paintings, and greeting cards

Why B Design
Stationery items made of recycled materials

Jennifer Hermann:Handmade
Handmade jewelry, Christmas ornaments and other gifts

Lynnette Shelley
Fine art prints and original artwork

Heidi’s Unique Gifts
Handmade purses, books, hand decorated glassware and photography

Fifth of a Farm Creations
Handcrafted and all natural jams and jellies

M Heston Illustration
Art Prints

Monique Kendikian-Sarkessian Fine Art
Original artwork, jewelry, and prints

Whitney Superstar
Small wood paintings and handmade birdhouses

Upcycled, unique “green” accessories for adults and kids

Bolt Pottery
Cups, mugs, chalices, goblets, bowls, mixing bowls, jars

Cats and Keystones
Vintage wares

Dana Henry
Ceramics – both for sale and for creation


Carson Valley Children’s Aid
Information and jewelry making table for our organization with the kids in attendance

The Resource Exchange
Dedicated to promoting creative reuse, recycling, and resource conservation

Frankford CDC
Building assets for the community

City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program
Largest public art program in the US!

Philly Swap
Hosting and promoting creative reuse and up-cycling through workshops, events, and swaps

New Frankford Community Y
Helping to rebuild the neighborhood


Sweet Box Cupcakes
Cupcakes and hot chocolate

Meatball, roast pork sandwiches, and sausage sandwiches – along with soda, water etc.


Philly Swap presents Holiday Craft Market with Flying Kite in Frankford, Dec 16

4 Dec

Flying Kite’s been working hard to expose different parts of Philadelphia to you through its On the Ground program ( We are teaming up with them to bring you a Holiday Craft Market to Flying Kite’s current space in Frankford.

It’s time for holiday shopping local! Area crafters and other vendors will sell their wares. We’ll highlight artists who use recycled materials, and we will have plenty of activity stations for you to get yourselves into the holiday spirit.

Check back here as we plan to highlight the vendors who will be participating this and next week leading up to the event.
Refreshments will be made available for purchase. FREE to attend! All ages!Interested in hosting an activity or vending? Vendor tables are still available. Apply here:

Full event listing can be seen on Facebook at: Frankford Holiday Craft Market will take place at St. Mark’s Church and is VERY EASY to get to. Take the Market-Frankford line to Church Station and walk 2 blocks north. Driving? We have free parking too!

Additionally we’ll be highlighting and working with the Frankford CDC, Councilwoman Sanchez, and the Mural Arts Program to celebrate the Mural Arts Program’s Frankford project, the targeted facade improvement project focused on the 4600 block of Frankford Avenue and the new rain garden at Womrath Park. Learn all about it at the Holiday Craft Market!

Philly Swap @ Greenfest this year!!

9 Sep

Clean out your closets and bring your clothing, accessories, toys, books and more! Philly Swap and Greenfest have teamed up to bring you a community swap that will be on-site at this year’s event.

Items collected will include: gently used and clean clothing (men, women, children, baby), toys, and books.

About Greenfest: Greenfest Philly is the largest environmental festival in the Philadelphia area. With over 100 exhibitors and vendors, Greenfest is the place to learn about living sustainably while having fun! This event has something for everyone: shopping for local green wares, great food, live music, live demonstrations, kid-friendly activities, and more. Greenfest Philly is scheduled on Sunday, September 9, 2012 from 11am to 5pm in the historic Headhouse Row. More info at:

About Philly Swap: What started as a citywide clothing swap, Philly Swap has since inspired the swapping of all things! From exchanging ideas and supporting collaborative projects in communities, to promoting recycling and up-cycling of textiles, crafts, clothing, Philly Swap is dedicated to the act of sharing resources, skills, and imagination. We host workshops, demonstrations, and other events to continue the spirit of swapping and creative reuse in neighborhoods throughout the Philadelphia area. More info at:

Hope to see you there!!

HELLO & Happy 2012!

19 Jan

We know we’ve been quiet for a while but we’ll be back soon with some updates for you. Hope your 2012 is off to a good start and we’ll talk to you soon! Any questions/ideas, you can reach us at

See you at the Trenton Avenue Arts Festival!

21 May

Philly Swap will be at today’s Trenton Avenue Arts Festival. We have Philly Swap bags for sale ($3). Come by and say HI. Also, stay tuned for upcoming summer and fall Philly Swap events. See you in Fishtown!

URBN Go Green Expo, 4/22

16 Apr

Before the happy hour @ ING, we’ll be at URBN headquarters. If you are around, stop by and say HI!

Earth Day Happy Hour, 4/22

16 Apr

Join Philly Swap & ING Direct Cafe for an Earth Day Happy Hour with sewing demos, t-shirt transformation, and screen printing by Deb on her Yudu machine. We’ll also show the DIY arts and crafts documentary, Handmade Nation. Bring a tee, tote, shirt, or skirt to have transformed while sipping on some after-work cocktails.

Facebook event link HERE.

Pre-swap event @ Dot & Irma’s Studio

16 Apr

Thanks to the ladies @ Dot and Irma for bringing us on as a partner in March! They reuse, recycle, and remaster clothing. Be sure to check out their website at:

Save The Date, October 3!

16 Apr