But a group of punk rock chicks in San Diego are hoping to pierce that stereotype with safety pins on Saturday (July 29) by holding what is believed to be the first ever Punk Rock Craft Fair featuring art projects created by crafty punk rockers.
Organizer Nicole Yost admits shes tried selling her skull-and-crossbones rubber stamps and shrines made from broken Barbie dolls at more traditional craft fairs but, for some reason, the average crafts fair shoppers just werent buying.
She admits, They would just stare at us.
Yost figures a punk-oriented craft fair directly attracts her target audience, especially with attractions like live sets from punk bands and cutting-edge performance artists.
Other vendors will hawk such unique wares as baby blankets and toddler clothes made specifically to punk rock-loving parents.
If all goes well with the San Diego Punk Rock Craft Fair, Yost says she plans to take it on the road.
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