These Girls Are Crafty

You have to watch only one episode of The Sopranos to understand that the Mafia lives by a strict code of family loyalty and financial gain. So does the Miami Craft Mafia. The cofounders, Mona Harris and Heather Raveling, are best friends who share creative skills and parenting tips. And in their mob, nobody gets whacked. “I’ve always been the type that, if I saw something, I’d try to make it myself before I go out and buy it,” says Harris. Their DIY aesthetic goes directly against Miami’s label driven culture. “We’re trying to be totally punk rock,” explains Raveling. Learn about these ingenious ladies at To check out their cool wares, come to the Black Sheep Craft Fair. Buy one of Mona’s awesome vintage Wonder Woman tote bags, or Heather’s funky children’s outfits. Browse unique jewelry, handcrafted soaps, and tie dyed items made with hippie love. Feast on vegetarian cuisine, and dance to live reggae music from noon to sundown at Castle Yoga. Visit
Sat., April 29
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