Used clothing alchemist since 1987

Upcoming Events

October 2014 – March 2015

Oct
19
Sun
Blog Theme – Winterizing
Oct 19 – Oct 25 all-day
Oct
26
Sun
Blog Theme – Handmade or Recycled Holiday Decorating
Oct 26 – Nov 1 all-day
Nov
1
Sat
Holiday Sampler Workshop @ Crispina's Church 40 Melville Street Pittsfield MA 01201
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to make One of a kind Ornaments, Whimsical Wreaths, or Festive Garlands in this 2 hour workshop designed for a single adult $50 or an adult/child pair $75. The first quarter hour will be a brief tutorial on the creation of each item. After the initial preview you will then work on completing 1 or 2 items. We supply a hearty collection of recycled materials and hand tools. No experience necessary. Bring an open mind, your favorite pair of cutting scissors ( if you have them) and a capful of creativity!

To Register for this workshop go to: http://crispina.com/workshop-registration/

Tools and materials are available for sale to take home to continue the creativity

Studio Opens @ 9:30 am Have ?’s Call the Church @ 413-236-9600

Dec
12
Fri
Holiday Shindy 2014
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 8:00 pm

The Berkshires’ PREMIERE Holiday Craft Sale! 50+ Most NOTABLE Artists, Artisans, Makers, Bakers, and Craftspeople gather from near and far to offer shoppers all manner of handmade wares.
Friday 12/12 First Look Shopping with seasonal Nosh and Grog 5-8pm $35
Saturday 12/13 1-5pm and Sunday 10-3pm FREE!

Dec
13
Sat
2014 Shire City Sanctuary Holiday Shindy
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

50 of our region’s best hand makers showcase their wares in a magical setting filled with live music, delicious food, and lovely people Mark your calendars now! Come support small batch makers and artisans with your holiday shopping. From Greenery to Toys, Jewelry, Pottery, Clothing, Candles, and so much more!

Dec
14
Sun
Holiday Shindy 2014
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Berkshires’ PREMIERE Holiday Craft Sale! 50+ Most NOTABLE Artists, Artisans, Makers, Bakers, and Craftspeople gather from near and far to offer shoppers all manner of handmade wares.
Friday 12/12 First Look Shopping with seasonal Nosh and Grog 5-8pm $35
Saturday 12/13 1-5pm and Sunday 10-3pm FREE!

Dec
16
Tue
Essential’s Workshop 6 to 8?
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Jan
3
Sat
2 Day Sweater Workshop (Day 1)
Jan 3 all-day

My all time favorite workshop!!

Turn run of the mill recycled cotton sweatshirts or wool sweaters into something special using Crispina’s techniques originally developed to for her production company back in the 1990′s! Students will learn simple hand sewing stitches and cutting techniques. You will be able to choose between100% recycled cotton sweatshirts OR recycled wool sweaters. We supply a hearty collection of recycled materials and hand tools. No experience necessary. Bring an open mind, a yummy bag lunch, your favorite pair of cutting scissors ( if you have them) and a capful of creativity.
Cost $195

To Register for this workshop go to: http://crispina.com/workshop-registration/

Tools and materials are available for sale to take home to continue the creativity

Studio Opens @ 9:30 am Have ?’s Call the Church @ 413-236-9600

Jan
4
Sun
2 Day Sweater Workshop (Day 2)
Jan 4 all-day

My all time favorite workshop!!

Turn run of the mill recycled cotton sweatshirts or wool sweaters into something special using Crispina’s techniques originally developed to for her production company back in the 1990′s! Students will learn simple hand sewing stitches and cutting techniques. You will be able to choose between100% recycled cotton sweatshirts OR recycled wool sweaters. We supply a hearty collection of recycled materials and hand tools. No experience necessary. Bring an open mind, a yummy bag lunch, your favorite pair of cutting scissors ( if you have them) and a capful of creativity.
Cost $195

To Register for this workshop go to: http://crispina.com/workshop-registration/

Tools and materials are available for sale to take home to continue the creativity

Studio Opens @ 9:30 am Have ?’s Call the Church @ 413-236-9600

Mar
7
Sat
2 Day Screen Printing Workshop (Day 1)
Mar 7 all-day