craftcation conference schedule

Note: schedule and workshops are subject to change.

2014 Ventura

Subject to change

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Highlight:

Wednesday

 

Hotel Lobby

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Buena Ventura Room

Extra - Curriculars

2:00pm

EARLY CHECK-IN

 

How to Hire an Employee

Lauren Rudeck
Rosalie Gale

Understanding the Machine

Sponsor: Bernina

 

2:30pm

     

3:00pm

     

3:30pm

       

4:00pm

pre-craftcation plan

Tara Gardiner

Social media for novices

Erin Dollar

 

walking photo tour

Emily Reiter

4:30pm

 

5:00pm

 

5:30pm

       

6:00pm

       

cross stitch + beer

Lauren Rudeck
Rosalie Gale

6:30pm

       

7:00pm

       

7:30pm

       

8:00pm

movie + game night

       

8:30pm

       

9:00pm

       

Thursday

 

Hotel Lobby

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Bay View Room

Buena Ventura Room

Santa Maria Room

Ventura Museum Kitchen

Extra - Curriculars

7:00am

     

Yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

           

7:30am

                 

8:00am

                   

8:30am

                   

9:00am

Check-in

                 

9:30am

                 

10:00am

       

The Creative Habit

Kaari Meng

Fingerless Gloves

Amelia Strader

     

10:30am

             

11:00am

             

11:30am

                 

12:00pm

         

Zippy Case Workshop

christine haynes

     

12:30pm

               

1:00pm

Goal Setting and Productivity

Rosalie Gale

Launching a Creative Business

Nancy Soriano

Creativity and Intuition

Kayte Terry

In Stitches

amy tan

Pricing

cathy callahan
Kaari Meng
Lauren Venell
Marlo Miyashiro

Photography + Styling Crash Course

Brittni Mehlhoff
Emily Reiter

Sponsor: Fairgoods

THE ART & SCIENCE OF FERMENTATION

ernest miller

 

1:30pm

 

2:00pm

   

2:30pm

               

Craft Beverage Tour

Sponsor: City of Ventura

3:00pm

   

The Backstories Behind Being a Successful Entrepreneur

Chris Gardner
Lisa Congdon
Michelle Ward
nicole stevenson

Fresh Flower Accessory Workshop

Brittni Mehlhoff

leather beaded wrap bracelet

Melanie Falick

Sponsor: STC Craft

DIY Project Budget Basics

Eleanor Callott Whitney

DIY Slippers

Amelia Strader

Content + Commerce, How Your Story Drives Your Business

Nancy Soriano

Sponsor: Fairgoods

BAR BASICS/BUILD YOUR BAR

Sarah Delgado

3:30pm

   

4:00pm

   

4:30pm

               

5:00pm

               

5:30pm

               

6:00pm

                 

dinner + welcome + opening keynote

Kelly Lanza
Lisa Congdon

Sponsor: Sizzix

6:30pm

                 

7:00pm

                 

7:30pm

                 

8:00pm

                 

Friday

 

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Bay View Room

Buena Ventura Room

Santa Maria Room

Ventura Museum Kitchen

Extra - Curriculars

Crowne Plaza Bar

7:00am

   

yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

             

7:30am

                 

8:00am

                   

8:30am

                   

9:00am

Intellectual property: a must have for any small business

Annie Tunheim

Do It Yourself Success: Plan and Grow Your Dream Project

Eleanor Callott Whitney

gift wrapping + party decor workshop with scotch

Alton DuLaney

Sponsor: scotch brand expressions tape

Reverse Applique Your Way!

Kayte Terry

Sponsor: Sizzix

Book publishing: publishers + editors perspective

Christina Loff
Kate McKean
Melanie Falick
Nancy Soriano

Fabric Play: A Quilting Happiness Exploration

Diane Gilleland

ADVANCED FOOD BIZ 1

Dwight Detter
Michel Algazi

THE GOLDEN STATE: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CA FOOD

ernest miller

   

9:30am

   

10:00am

   

10:30am

               

11:00am

Accounting and Bookkeeping Basics

Lauren Venell

Creating Share-Worthy DIY Tutorials

Brittni Mehlhoff
Chris Gardner
Kelly Lanza

An Effective Escape: Building Your Biz So You Can Ditch The Dreaded Day Job

Michelle Ward

Crafting with Sizzix

Debi Adams

Sponsor: Sizzix

Line sheets, look books + catalogues

Marlo Miyashiro

Crochet a Cell Phone Cozy

Marie LeBaron

     

11:30am

     

12:00pm

       

12:30pm

               

lunch

 

1:00pm

         

The Essential Floppy Fedora

jenelle montilone

Sponsor: Bernina

     

1:30pm

               

2:00pm

Creativebug: Building a Creative Brand

Sponsor: Creativebug

How To Make Real Money Off Your Blog

Brittni Mehlhoff
Diane Gilleland
Kelly Lanza

creating artful travel + soy candles

nicole stevenson

Sponsor: scotch brand expressions tape and sizzix

Party Garland

Brittany Jepsen

Sponsor: Sizzix

advanced social media

Christina Loff
Erin Dollar
Kelly Beall
Marie LeBaron

Hardware Shop Luxe

Sponsor: Superbuzzy

PUT UP A PECK OF PEPPERS

Sean Timberlake

Walking Photo Tour

radmegan (megan andersen)

 

2:30pm

 

3:00pm

 

3:30pm

         

Circle marks the spot

Luke Haynes

Sponsor: Bernina

   

WALKING FOOD TOUR OF VENTURA

Allison Costa

 

4:00pm

DIY LIGHTBOX

radmegan (megan andersen)

Sponsor: scotch brand expressions tape

getting started as a freelancer

Brittany Jepsen
Lisa Congdon
Michelle Ward

Blockprint Your Own Fabric Workshop

christine haynes

Sponsor: Fairgoods

Delightful Daybook

amy tan

keeping track

Chris Gardner
Diane Gilleland
Kelly Beall
Marie LeBaron

beginning drawing

Jenifer Lake

INFUSIONS & MODERN MIXOLOGY 101

Sarah Delgado

 

4:30pm

 

5:00pm

 

5:30pm

                 

6:00pm

                 

Happy Hour

Courtney Cerruti
Susie Wyshak

Sponsor: Fairgoods

6:30pm

                 

7:00pm

                 

7:30pm

                 

Saturday

 

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Bay View Room

Buena Ventura Room

Santa Maria Room

Fairgrounds Kitchen

Extra - Curriculars

City Hall

7:00am

   

yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

             

7:30am

                 

8:00am

                   

8:30am

                   

9:00am

Opening Up a Brick and Mortar

cathy callahan
Beth Giles
delilah snell
Lauren Rudeck
Rosalie Gale

Kickstart Your Etsy Shop

Claire Comfort
Katy Svehaug

Sponsor: Etsy

Playing with Image Transfers

Courtney Cerruti

Mixed Media Delight

amy tan

Craft Your Writing

Deborah Balmuth
Emily Spiegelman

Sponsor: Storey Publishing

Dressmaking 101 - Part 1

christine haynes

Fairgoods' Monogram Block Printing Kit

Sponsor: Fairgoods

     

9:30am

COOKING WITH SALT, THE ULTIMATE INGREDIENT

Rachael Narins

   

10:00am

   

10:30am

             

11:00am

Should I Stay or Should I Go

Kari Chapin

Sponsor: Storey Publishing

THE SUCCESSFUL FOOD BLOG AND MORE

aida mollenkamp
Randy Clemens
Sean Timberlake
Susie Wyshak

English Paper Piecing

Diane Gilleland

Sponsor: Sizzix

Branding for Big: How to Start Small and Think Big

Beth Giles

From Drab to Fab: How to push your Craft Fair Display and Product Photos to the Next Level!

Kayte Terry

   

11:30am

     

12:00pm

         

12:30pm

                 

lunch

Alton DuLaney

Sponsor: scotch brand expressions tape

1:00pm

         

Hippitee Do Dah Bag (Fanny Pack/ Crossbody Bag)

jenelle montilone

Sponsor: Bernina

     

1:30pm

               

2:00pm

Personal Finances for the Self-Employed

Lauren Venell

PR + Marketing on a shoestring

Christina Loff
gustavo arellano

Paper Flowers

Courtney Cerruti

FOOD GIFTS & CREATIVE PACKAGING TECHNIQUES

Sean Timberlake

Sponsor: Sizzix

E-COMMERCE / SELL YOUR SH** ONLINE

Sé Reed

Mighty Ugly

Kim Werker

Sponsor: Fairgoods

Homemade Meals for Handmade Divas

aida mollenkamp

   

2:30pm

   

3:00pm

   

3:30pm

       

Why do laundry if you have scissors?

Luke Haynes

Sponsor: Bernina

 

(3:45pm)

Makers Tour

Sponsor: City of Ventura and Fairgoods

 

4:00pm

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DSLR CAMERA

radmegan (megan andersen)

Embracing the Ugly Side of Your Business

Kim Werker

terrariums

Jenifer Lake

Sponsor: scotch brand expressions tape

Book publishing: authors perspective

Diane Gilleland
gustavo arellano
Kari Chapin
Lisa Congdon

ADVANCED FOOD BIZ 2

Dwight Detter
Michel Algazi

   

4:30pm

   

5:00pm

     

5:30pm

               

6:00pm

                 

6:30pm

               

mad men dance party

Sponsor: Academy of Handmade Artists and Supporters

 

7:00pm

               

Haunted Ventura Walking Tour

Sponsor: City of Ventura

7:30pm

               

8:00pm

               

8:30pm

               

Sunday

 

San Miguel Room A

San Miguel Room B

Santa Rosa Room

Anacapa Room

Buena Ventura Room

Santa Maria Room

Extra - Curriculars

7:00am

   

yoga

Christina Bec Atkinson

       

7:30am

           

8:00am

             

8:30am

             

9:00am

Round Tables & Closing Keynote

           

9:30am

           

10:00am

     

Dressmaking 101 - Part 2

christine haynes

   

10:30am

           

11:00am

Advanced Workshop: Optimize your Etsy Shop

Claire Comfort
Katy Svehaug

Sponsor: Etsy

Successful Selling: Retail, Consignment, and Wholesale

Marlo Miyashiro

Stress-Free Embroidery

Lauren Rudeck
Rosalie Gale

ADVANCED WORDPRESS / MAKING WORDPRESS WORK FOR YOU

Sé Reed

post-craftcation plan

Susie Wyshak

 

11:30am

 

12:00pm

 

12:30pm

           

1:00pm

           

Barrelhouse Mimosa Brunch

1:30pm

           

2:00pm

           

2:30pm

           

3:00pm

           

Office Hours

you can sign up for office hours when you arrive at craftcation. they all take place in the lobby bar at the crowne plaza hotel.
Click here for available office hours sessions.

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