A Happy Little Craft Show: Green With Indie
Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

A Happy Little Craft Show: Green With Indie

A Happy Little Craft Show: Green With Indie Craft Show is the happiest little craft show in the Midwest! We are over-the-moon excited about our annual one-day indie art market featuring over 70 high-quality, juried makers and artists, music, food trucks, vintage wares, FREE amazing swag bags to the first 100 folks through the door, interactive art demos, and more! Also, a Craft Yeti!

This year, GWI is planning an amazing line up of artists, interactive art installations, and maker demos. The artist line up gets better every year; we strive to create a fresh and unique mix of newcomers and familiar faces every year.

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An Afternoon with St. Paul de Vence at the Ruby Francis ReVamp Party
Mar
5
2:00 PM14:00

An Afternoon with St. Paul de Vence at the Ruby Francis ReVamp Party

HOUSE CONCERT AT RUBY FRANICS!!! Celebrating small businesses, grassroot bands, and new beginnings. Ruby Francis would like to invite everyone to enjoy an afternoon with the Seattle Band, St. Paul de Vence. Spirits and refreshments will be provided!! Store hours are 11am-6pm. Music starts at 2pm!!! 

In the spirit of Spring, we at Ruby Franics have been working with Chelsie Hellige of Fable & Lore in designing a new interior look and layout of our brick & mortar here on Cherokee. One that encompasses sophistication and history with the addition of vintage Americana and quality custom clothing using 100% vintage and reclaimed materials. What better way to debut and celebrate a fresh new retail vibe and Spring '17 collection here at Ruby Francis, than to host St. Paul de Vence with their refined folk sound and homage to heritage.

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Meet the Makers: Manmade's Anniversary Party at Westminster Press
Mar
4
3:00 PM15:00

Meet the Makers: Manmade's Anniversary Party at Westminster Press

Join us on March 4th from 3-7 PM at Westminster Press to celebrateMANMADE St. Louis' first year! Showcasing the best handmade and vintage goods St. Louis has to offer. Complimentary craft beer from The Old Bakery Beer Company will be provided! 

Featuring handmade and vintage goods from: 

Westminster Press
Pop & Pop Vintage
Philomena + Ruth
May's Place
Living Collective
Fauxgerty
Ruby Francis
Faire Acres
Ornate Chaos
Mule Vintage
Miss Mess Designs Jewelry
Butter Love by L.C.

For more details, visit: manmadestl.com

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Vintage Market Days // Fall 2016 Edition
Oct
7
to Oct 9

Vintage Market Days // Fall 2016 Edition

  • Chesterfield Central Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Vintage Market Day® of St. Louis is an upscale vintage-inspired outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. The Market is a three day event held several times a year in the City of Chesterfield.

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St. Louis Swap Meet
Sep
4
9:00 AM09:00

St. Louis Swap Meet

A Sunday only market. Buy cool stuff. Sell the things you make. Build a community.  Open to the public and free to all.  Enjoy locally handmade, collected, and scavenged treasures from St. Louis.  There's food and beverages too!!  Ruby Francis and other Swap Meet neighbors will be set up right across from WHISK bakery on the corner of Missouri and Cherokee!!

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FOLK FILTH
Aug
20
2:00 PM14:00

FOLK FILTH

Join us on Aug 13 from 2- 9pm for "Folk Filth". Lauren Busiere will be showcasing her series of shrine art carefully constructed of kitschy salvaged goodies and pop culture icons and imagery, communicating a gorgous and evocative mix of personal and social commentary. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided as well as some filthy folk tunes. Bring a friend or just your filthy mind. #folkfilthatrubyfrancis

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Vintage Bliss Market
Jun
25
to Jun 26

Vintage Bliss Market

So this is when Westport Plaza transforms into a vintage heaven for a weekend! That's right, a cozy picturesque village filled with vintage goodies and St. Louis' best handmade vendors for 2 days! Mark your calendars for Vintage Bliss on June 25/26 at Westport Plaza folks!!

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Apr
29
to May 1

Vintage Market Days

Vintage Market Days presents "Collections"

At the Chesterfield Amphitheater on April 29 12-6, April 30 9-6, and May 1 10-4.

Live music, food, retro, antiques, primitive, clothing, architectural salvage, jewelry.  

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Mar
12
10:00 AM10:00

Green with Indie

Eco-freindly craft show hosted by the St. Louis Craft Mafia taking place at Grant's Gym on the Webster University Campus.  

Come see the debut of the Ruby Francis Spring and Summer 2016 collection.  

Free admission/Coloring for grownups/Raffle/A craft Yeti/Maker demos/Food trucks/DJ/Local art/Vintage/Indie craft

www.greenwithindiecraftshow.com 

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Spring Fling in the City 2015
May
8
10:00 AM10:00

Spring Fling in the City 2015

Spring Fling is coming!!!!!

Well we're in the throes of planning this year's Spring Fling, and it's time to lure all you curators of vintage goods and makers of vintage-y things to sell your wares and hang with us Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Crown Square! Shopping. Food. Music. The Arch. Good vibes. These are the things that await you. 

We have pics to prove it: http://tinyurl.com/n9g69dq
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Click here for the app! >> http://tinyurl.com/njx2hnz

Deadline is March 5!

 

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Vintage Market Days 2015
Apr
24
to Apr 26

Vintage Market Days 2015

Save the Date!!!  April 24-26, 2015!!!

St Louis Vintage Market Days is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more.

Look for the Ruby Francis booth!!!

This year it will be taking place at 631 Veteran's Place, Chesterfield, MO.  April 24-26, 2015.  Details to come!

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Washington Vintage Market 2015
Apr
17
to Apr 19

Washington Vintage Market 2015

  • Downtown Washington, MO (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Washington Vintage Market is a fundraising event hosted by Grace’s Place Crisis Nursery to financially support their mission of Keeping Kids Safe in Times of Crisis. The event will take place Friday, April 17, 2015 through Sunday, April 18, 2015 in downtown Washington, MO. Washington Vintage Market will highlight vendors with vintage items for sale. Washington Vintage Market is co-sponsored by Downtown Washington, Inc., Four Seasons Florist, My Vintage Varia, Tanglewood Cottage, and The Painted Home.Washington Vintage Market will be hosted in conjunction with Main Street BBQ and Bluesfest. 

Look out for the Ruby Francis booth!!!!!  Come say hey y'all!!!!

Friday, April 17, 2015: 430p - 9p

Saturday, April 18, 2015: 10a - 6p

Sunday, April 19, 2015: 11a - 4p

Join the facebook event page for more details and vendor info >>>>https://www.facebook.com/WashingtonVintageMarket?fref=photo

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Intro. to Machine Sewing: Tote Bags
Mar
24
6:30 PM18:30

Intro. to Machine Sewing: Tote Bags

Instructor: Stephanie Larimer

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$35

Last day to register: Thursday, March 19

Spring is just around the corner, and that means the beginning of market season, picnics, and concerts in the park! Pack all you need on the go with a handmade tote bag. Stephanie of Ruby Francis Clothing will guide the class through the basic  functions and techniques of the sewing machine. Participants will practice using the machine to create a simple tote bag from reclaimed fabrics. This class is designed for the beginner or for someone wanting to brush up on their sewing skills.

Register for class here......http://perennialstl.org/event/intro-to-machine-sewing-tote-bags/

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Green With Indie
Mar
14
10:00 AM10:00

Green With Indie

The Green With Indie craft show will be held on March 14th from 10am - 5pm at Webster University, 175, Edgar Rd.  Grant Gym in Webster Groves, MO.  All your green crafty dreams will come true here!  Check out deets at >>>>>>>http://www.greenwithindiecraftshow.com/

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Intro. to Alterations: Hemming + Tailoring Dresses
Mar
10
6:30 PM18:30

Intro. to Alterations: Hemming + Tailoring Dresses

Instructor: Stephanie Larimer

March 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$35

Last day to register: Thursday, March 5

Dress season will be here before you know it! With a few minor alterations, Stephanie of Ruby Francis Clothing will lead the class through the basics of using the sewing machine to alter a dress. Learn how to hem your garment to that perfect length. Does that dress feel more like a bag? Get tips for how to take it in for a more snug fit. Participants should bring in a dress to alter for class.

Register for the class here......http://perennialstl.org/event/intro-to-alterations-hemming-tailoring-dress/

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Off White Wedding Show
Mar
1
11:00 AM11:00

Off White Wedding Show

The Off White Wedding Show will take place on March 1st from 11am - 2pm at the Luminary on Cherokee.  This will be the venue at which Intended, the Ruby Francis wedding dress line will be launched.  Get your tix at >>>>>http://offwhiteweddingshow.com/ 

Don't miss it!

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Intro. to Alterations: Hemming + Mending Jeans
Feb
10
6:30 PM18:30

Intro. to Alterations: Hemming + Mending Jeans

Instructor: Stephanie Larimer

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$35

Last day to register: Thursday, February 5

By making a few minor alterations, you could transform a pair of ill-fitting  jeans into the perfect pair! Stephanie of Ruby Francis Clothing will lead the class through the basics of using the electric sewing machine to alter a pair of jeans. Learn how to hem your jeans to the perfect length. If your go-to pair is starting to wear in places, mend them, don’t toss them! Participants should bring in a couple pairs of jeans to alter for class.

Register for class here.....http://perennialstl.org/event/intro-to-alterations-hemming-mending-jeans/

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