Category Archives: Heritage

Meet the Maker: Ellie Willingham

Joining us again this year is heritage crafter, Ellie Willingham.  She reminds us that the first makers were those who crafted items from the natural world to make clothing, utilitarian accessories like bags and blankets, as well as art. Her work … Continue reading

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Calling All Makers! Early Bird Vendor Space & Tickets Now Available!

We’re making ready for our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event! Early Bird tickets to attend the event are 30% off gate admission costs through February 15th. Gate Admission the day of the event is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 65+ and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: What’s New for 2016

Gulf Coast MakerCon planning is well underway for our 2016 event on April 9th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Now in our 3rd year as Gulf Coast MakerCon, and our 5th as Tampa Bay’s oldest Maker festival, we’ve been learning … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Program Now Online

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 promises to be our biggest and best event yet, and a sign of things to come, as our Maker community continues to grow and connect.   Check out our 2015 event program and start planning how … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Gypsy’s Weavings

We’ve got a diverse community of artists and crafters represented at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year, among them Gypsy’s Weavings, makers of hand crafted chainmaille jewelry.  We asked them to tell us more about their work and what they’re bringing to … Continue reading

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