Thursday, November 30, 2006

spins & needles

spins & needles title no wed, originally uploaded by myhighfiber. just landed in my in-box! this is perfect, now i have a second 'Holiday' party (sorta)!

Hi Knitomatic - just wanted to let you know about this happening craft + DJ event coming up! We're hoping you can help us get the word out.You'll find the poster and more info below too. Please pass on and post freely!. It's called Spins & Needles Craft + DJ Night and we are coming all the way from Ottawa (where we are based) to Toronto for the first time. It takes place Sunday December 10th at the Gladstone Hotel's Art bar. Creative types will get together, share ideas and listen to funky music from some local area DJs. People can bring their own projects but we also provide materials and instructions for a project each month. At the Toronto event, featured projects include: felt monsters, tile drink coasters + hip holiday stockings. Check out for more info on us. Hope to see you there! It's going to be a rockin' night. Cheers, Melanie Yugo spins & needles co-organizer Date: Sunday December 10th Time: 7 p.m. onwards Location: Gladstone Hotel : Art Bar (1214 Queen St. W.) Cover: $8 before 9 p.m. | $10 after 9 p.m. 19+, Get crafty + creative while listening to funky beats when Ottawa's Spins & Needles Craft + DJ Night comes to Toronto for the first time. For all creative types, who want to work on projects, bounce ideas off one another, hear some funky music, and get their drink on. Dive into the craft bins, bring your own art/craft project, or using the materials provided work on featured projects: -DIY plush monsters -hip holiday stockings -tile drink coasters. Funky beats provided by: -Jason P. (Ottawa/spins & needles/stay house!/techcetera/ -Kris Steeves (Toronto/ -Raul Vargas (Toronto/ *About Spins & Needles* Created in 2005 and based in Ottawa, Canada, Spins & Needles is an independent, monthly craft night and music night bringing together creative types to work on projects, share ideas, have a few drinks and listen to some funky beats from local area DJs. It has been recognized locally, nationally and internationally. In addition to the Craft + DJ Night, other spin-off events include the monthly Disco Bingo Night at Shanghai Restaurant (Ottawa), craft sales, various workshops, plus afterhours installments at the National Gallery and Canadian Museum of Civilization. For more info or to join the mailing list to find out about other spin -off events in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and elsewhere, e-mail or check out .

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