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07 Nov Wytche Daye December 2nd!
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Join us at Wytche Daye on December 2rd! We will be vending all of our fine books, zines, and other neat things!A one day gathering of vendors and community ritual, celebrating winter solstice!Join us as we celebrate everything witchy, beautifu..
10 Jul Celebrating International Zine Month: Get Your Free Poster Today!
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In the world of creativity, expression, and independent publishing, July takes on a special significance as it is celebrated globally as International Zine Month. This vibrant and inclusive event honors the art of zine-making and provides a platfor..
20 May It's our 11th birthday!
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Portland Button Works opened as a little storefront on N Killingworth on May 20, 2012 combining my custom pin-back buttons business with a zine distro and our ever growing catalog of pre-made button designs!In 2016 we moved into a shared ware..
28 Apr Independent Bookstore Day 2023
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Independent Bookstore Day is a celebration of independent bookstores across the country that takes place on the last Saturday of April every year. This year, on April 29th, book lovers around the world will come together to celebrate the unique and v..
21 Apr Spring 2023! Grid Zine Fest! Our upcoming 11th Birthday!
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Portland Button Works and The Spiral House Shop Heads to Grid Zine Fest in Salt Lake City!We're excited to announce that we'll be vending at Grid Zine Fest in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 6th! Paul and I are always excited to head back to our old ho..
18 Apr Goodbye Cat Boss Jackie
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Jackie, the cat that taught me to like cats, left this planet last night.However, I’m sure he will still be haunting the porch intimidating dogs on the sidewalk and hoping to get pets from delivery drivers and customers picking up their orders..
13 Jan 2023 Vending Evetns!
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We are excited to announce that we will be vending at a variety of events this year! We can't wait to share our selection of books and zines with the community and connect with like-minded individuals and we are looking forward to meeting new people ..
25 Apr May 1 Plants for Sale!
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Our little plants are growing for you! We have lots of tomaotes and peppers and other veggeie, flowers and herbs.These will all be available at our Pop Up Porch Sale on May 1st from 11 am-6 pm5307 N Minnesota AvePortland, Oregon 97217Here a..
20 Apr May 1, 2022 - Spiral House Pop-Up Porch Sale
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Join us on May Day as we bring our catalog of wonder from inside the Spiral House to the porch for your perusal!We will have all of our books, zines, buttons, and other oddities. Plus! We will have lots of plant starts for sale. Lots of veggies and..
25 Feb Brand New Design-O-Matic!
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Our new Design-O-Matic is live!As with our old Design-O-Matic, you can add text and images and use our stock icons to make and save designs online. The new Design-O-Matic has new fonts, new background textures AND you can save files and edit them..
26 Jan What is as Perzine?
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What are perzines? Perzine is a genre of zine (click here for a description of zines!). It is short for "personal zine" and is often a self identified term used by zinesters to describe their zines written about their own personal thoughts, stories, ..
25 Jan Archived Zine  Podcast!
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I've finally archived all the episodes of Nobody Cares About You Stupid Zine Pocast  and here are links to each episide:Nobody Cares About Your Stupid Zine Podcast 1 (best theme song!)This is the first Nobody Cares About You Stupid Zine Podcast w..
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