Faire Category: Craft

Wasatch Forge Blacksmith Demo

Craft, Demo, Metalwork

Wasatch Forge is Utah’s premiere teaching and open opportunity blacksmith shop. Classes are offered through the University of Utah Lifelong Learning program in addition to private lessons and open shop time where anyone who has taken the introductory c …

Matt Danielson
Stewart Yeoh
Brenden Cochran
Lou Malik
Alice Betts
Stephani Shiner

Leather Projects with Scrappy Leather Kids

Activity, Children, Costume, Craft, DIY, Exhibit, Maker Spaces, Recycling and Upcycling, Textile/Sewing, Youth

We will be demonstrating quick leather working projects made from scraps by kids (or adults!) to give as gifts to show how with just a little imagination we can reduce what we throw away.

Johnathan Bennion
Colette Bennion
Nicolle Bennion

Thousand Crane Dream Chain with The City Library

Activity, Craft, Paper Arts, Recycling and Upcycling

Learn to fold a paper crane. Fold your dreams inside a paper crane made from paper cut from books left over from the Friends of the City Library book sale. Add your crane to a thousand crane chain and when the chain is complete, it will be displayed in …

The City Library:
Donnae Tidwell, DIY Librarian
Shauna Edson, Digital Inclusion Fellow
and other fun library folk

UMOCA Art Truck: Jaime Salvador Castillo and Michael Anthony García

Art, Children, Craft, Installation, Youth

The only traveling educational art exhibit of its kind in Utah, the UMOCA Art Truck will bring exciting and accessible contemporary art, created by leading local and national artists to the Day-Riverside Community. Check out this year’s Art Truck exhib …

Jaime Salvador Castillo, Michael Anthony García, and students from schools all across the state of Utah

Wish Bracelet Jewelry Making with Vintage Beads, Charms and Objects

Activity, Craft, Jewelry

LilahV will have a table with beads, charms and objects along with linen thread in all colors. Kids (and adults) can make their own wish bracelets. There will also be Wish Bracelet cards (original designs by LilahV) if you want to make the bracelet a g …

Amanda Trentham


Craft, Exhibit, Recycling and Upcycling, Textile/Sewing

I make plush toys from repurposed fabrics. My most popular product, are my ninjas that got tired of wearing black. The ninjas wear tweed, plaid, herringbone or pinstripes, and don bow ties, bows and mustaches.

Amy Hunter
Reed Hunter
Helen Hunter
James Moyer

Sand-Powered Automata

Art, Craft, Demo, Engineering, Exhibit

My project is to show sand-powered automata and demo how they work. I will have several samples for people to try out. I will also have some deconstructed ones that I can take apart to show people how they work. Basically, a small hopper holds sand whi …

Maryn Roos Curiosities and Collectibles
Maryn Roos

Giant Cardboard Robot Arms – Laser Cut Edition

Activity, Cardboard, Costume, Craft, Laser Cutter

Pretty self explanatory, eh?