Goals for 2017: Makers Edition

2017 has officially arrived, and we have a lot of ideas for the year to come. From new projects and filling up our Etsy shop, we still have our sights set on creating a makerspace.   Here are a few goals we have for Make San Antonio in 2017: Stock up our Etsy shop. The Read More …

2016 Year-in-Review

We’re two years into Make San Antonio, and we’re full of ideas and optimism for the future. This past year, we focused on community projects. From working with local makers (such as Crafthouse SA, spare parts, Design Improvised and Morena’s Corner) to building partnerships with the San Antonio Public Library and the Briscoe Western Art Museum, Read More …

#MakerMinute with Crafthouse

Victoria Oscari, founder of Crafthouse, is one of our favorite craft advocates. Her crafting social experience, Crafthouse, is celebrating its one year anniversary and what a year it’s been. From their Get Hammered workshop to our own Make My Valentine collaboration, Victoria has been busy keeping locals entertained with fun crafts, good company and the occasional Read More …

#MakerMonday | Indigo Makers Collective

Where downtown San Antonio and Southtown meet is Indigo Makers Collective, located on the corner of S. Alamo and Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. Indigo Makers Collective is a shop specializing in locally made mens and women’s apparel, handcrafted accessories and wares. Jessica Brown, Kass Carrell and Blanquita Sullivan are the founders of Indigo Makers Collective, Read More …

Celebrate National Week of Making with Make San Antonio & Friends

June 17-23 marks National Week of Making. According to the event’s website, the National Week of Making is building on last year’s National Week of Making. This year’s National Week of Making will highlight the diversity of Makers big and small, young and old, urban and rural. The Week of Making is an opportunity for Read More …

DIY Fiesta Medals | 2016 Edition

  Within the past year, our DIY skills have improved. Gone are the days when we nearly sliced our fingers while constructing our first DIY Fiesta medal. Today, we’ve brought out the big guns in the form of a laser cutter, and some good old fashion elbow grease. Now, we’re sharing our love of DIY Read More …

Make My Valentine

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate with your loved one than by bonding over maker-inspired activities in a taproom. We’re so excited to be partnering with spare parts for Make My Valentine, a maker-inspired craft session (special shout out to our friends at CrafthouseSA for the opportunity). On Saturday, February Read More …

#ShopLocal | Holiday 2015 Review

This holiday season, I gave myself a challenge to #shoplocal, and buy from more local makers, as well as make some of my holiday gifts. This wasn’t too difficult of a feat, as I frequent quite a few local markets and have Etsy as one of my go-to sites for online shopping. I love purchasing Read More …