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Explore the Old Town Makers Mile

January 18 - January 21
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Explore, Create, and Shop Along Old Town Alexandria’s Makers Mile

Come out to Old Town Alexandria January 18th through 21st and pick up a new skill for the new year. Experience everything from paper and paint to fabric, yarn and more. Register now and we will reserve this amazing limited edition, locally designed Makers Mile tote for you. With it, you can stop at each store to collect flair, visit a “make and take” station, and shop! Each store will have a limited edition enamel pin, made especially for this tote – it’s free with a purchase of $25 or more or can be purchased for $10*  – and “make and take” stations, where you can learn a new crafty skill and take home your new hand made item!

*While supplies last.

Make and Take Stations:

AR Workshop – 107 N. Fairfax Street

This is an Open House and you can pop in AR Workshop’s DIY Studio any time during the designated times: Friday 11AM-5PM, Saturday 10AM- 12PM, Sunday 2PM-5PM OR Monday 11am-2pm and learn different painting techniques to create your very own 2019 ‘Word of the Year’ mini wood block.
Crafters will get to choose from multiple designs and non-toxic stain and paint color options (while supplies last).

fibre space – 1319 Prince Street

Learn how to make a pom pom key chain when you visit our shop! The station is open every day of the crawl from 2-6 pm.

Penny Post – 1201 King Street

Customize your own mini notebook with our collection of Washi tape, stamps, and writing tools – available anytime that the shop is open during the crawl!

Red Barn Mercantile – 1117 King Street

Create your own custom Conflicted Pixie necklace – available anytime that the shop is open during the crawl! We will provide the supplies and you provide the creativity.

Stitch Sew Shop – 102 N. Fayette Street

New Year. New Craft. Visit Stitch Sew Shop Friday 4-6 pm, Saturday 11:30 am –1:30 pm, or Sunday 10:30 am –12:30 pm, and learn to cross stitch. We will supply a custom kit, including wooden disk, pattern, embroidery flosses, and needle. One per maker, while supplies last.


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