Apply NOW for 2010 Membership

Now is the time to get your applications in for 2010 Etsy Dallas membership. Before heading over to complete the application form on our website, please read over our initial guidelines and criteria for membership consideration. We're super excited to see all of your shops! Stay crafty, Dallas!

Apply for 2010 Membership to Etsy Dallas

Only 50 spots available for 2010! Applicants will be juried for quality and uniqueness of work and good online presence. In order to qualify for membership, you must:

  1. Live within 30 miles of the center of Dallas TX. We use Google maps for this criterion. Sorry, no exceptions.
  2. Have an active, well-stocked Etsy shop with at least five (5) handmade products listed at all times, unless you are on vacation.
  3. Handmade only! No vintage or supplies sellers, please.

Please consider the above guidelines carefully. If you do not meet the above 3 guidelines but apply anyway, we will not be able to consider you for jury. We also will not be able to contact you individually as we predict over 200 applications!

Etsy Dallas expects members to play an active role in the team. This includes participating in the Google group forum, sharing your knowledge and friendship, organizing and coming to gatherings, contributing to the team blog, and promoting and/or volunteering at our team shows.

If accepted, you must pay $25 in annual dues by 11:59pm February 5th, 2010 after you receive your acceptance email. These dues pay for this web site, team parties, and promotional activities. Acceptance emails will go out by February 1st, 2010.

Benefits of joining Etsy Dallas:

  • Be a part of an active craft collective whose mission is to help each other out and promote the handmade lifestyle in Dallas.
  • Get your shop listed on our team web site and your blog listed on our team blog. Both sites receive tons of hits daily.
  • Get listed on our team profile on
  • Get a team discount on booths at the Spring Bash and Jingle Bash.
  • Guaranteed spot in the 2010 Bashes so long as you apply and meet all appropriate deadlines and criteria, AND provided there are spaces available (first come, first served).
  • Gain access to our members-only Google group forum where you'll get notices of upcoming shows, selling opportunities, advice on running a handmade business, and forge new friendships!
  • Get invited to our members-only meet-ups, parties and crafty gatherings.
  • Participate in members-only promotional activities to promote and grow your handmade business.

Sound like you qualify? Click here to go straight to the application form!