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December 1st, 2007

Which Craft

Yous lookin' for information on local craft companies? Yous should check out the _Austin Craft Mafia_.

It's good to keep busy. After all, idle hands are the devil's workshop, right? If you're looking for a new hobby, these local girls can inspire your inner craftiness:

Sublime Stitching [Sublime Stitching target="_blank">www.sublimestitching.com to take stiff out of stitching. Infusing fun, funk and a little punk into her handmade designs, Hart waves goodbye to kittens and clouds, and hello to sassy patterns ranging from drum sets to sushi rolls. Needle-less to say, there is something for everyone.

Vicki Howell [Knitty Gritty on DIY Network but she is the co-founder of the "Austin Craft Mafia"http://www.austincraftmafia.com/" target="_blank">www.vickiehowell.com, which is dedicated to supporting fellow crafty female business owners.

Hill Country Weavers [www.hillcountryweavers.com] - Super-friend-duo, Suzanne Middlebrooks and Marta Shannon, set up their own craft corner in the heart of South Congress. Choose from a variety of classes such as knitting, basketry or weaving, and become a member of the growing Austin craft community.

For more information on local craft companies, check out www.austincraftmafia.com.

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