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23 Oct Do You Have Portland Button Works Gift Certificates?
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We do have Portland Button Works Gift Certificates! We have two ways for you to purchase gift certificates for use on the Portland Button Works Website!   1) Go to this page on our website if you would like to purchase a gift certificate for a spe..
19 Aug Who currates the PBW Witch Shop?
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Alex Wrekk (they/she)  is the owner of Portland Button Works and curates the selection in the PBW Witch Shop. They have been studying witchcraft and building their own secular witchcraft practice since 2005. Alex describes their practice as a hea..
02 Jul What is a zine?
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Let's take the defintion for zine from the book Stolen Sharpie Revolution: a DIY Resource for Zines and Zine Culture by Alex Wrekk! Zines ... (Pronounced like "magazine", without the maga and short for "fanzine") are physical, printed, self-publ..
02 Jul July is International Zine Month 2020!
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Greetings and Happy International Zine Month! For each day of IMZ there's a prompt! I started IZM in 2009 and since 2012 I've made posters each year with little prompts for people to do. You can read more about it over on the International Zine Month..
03 Apr Celebrate Quaranzine fest and Stay home Zine Fest with a Portland Button Works Virtual Shop tour Saturday April 4, 2020 1PM Pacific!
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We're all inside and the shop is back at our house. Why not stop by Alex's insgram on Saturday (Sunday for some of you!) to get a tour of the new space! Ask questions about button making! Ask questions about our zines and books! Check out how we cram..
26 Mar How to Squeeze a 400 Square Foot Shop into a 120 Square Foot Spare Room in the Middle of a Pandemic...
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It's been a rough few weeks for us. On March 15th we were notified that everyone in the warehouse where we operated Portland Button Works (40 studios of small business, artists, and musicians) were evicted by the owner due to the negligence of safet..
30 Jan Portland Button Works vending at events!
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Every year Portland Button Works vends at several events from zine fests to craft fairs in Portland, across the US, and even internationally. We pack up our zines, books, and buttons to spread the love.If you have an event you would like us to attend..
30 Jan In Portland? Visit the Portland Button Works Shop!
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In Portland, Oregon? Visit the Portland Button Works shop and browse our zines, books, and catalog of pre-made buttons. Our space is mostly set up for to to "work in the button mines" fulfilling custom button orders placed online, but our shop is set..
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Current turn around for custom orders under 1,000: 2-5 business days from receiving properly formatted artwork. Please keep in mind that we are not in in the shop on Wednesdays and Thursdays.