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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..
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..
04 Jan 2022 Vending Events
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2022 VENDING EVENTS FOR PORTLAND BUTTON WORKS & THE PBW WITCH SHOP (soon to be The Spiral House Shop)MARCH 19- Pagan Faire Oaks Park 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, Oregon 97202 11am to 5PM   MAY 1 - Spiral House Porch Sale! We are moving al..
19 Oct PBW Wholesale Now Available on Faire!
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While we do have an internal wholesale system for all of our buttons and some of our zines, we now have a selection up on Faire for those that like to use that site to order items for resale.Check out our page on Faire here. ..
05 Dec Gifts for Self-Care
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We all need a little boost this year. These are our picks for helping you or someone you love trudge through the end of this year and into the next one.Do It Yourself Guide To Fighting The Big Motherfuckin' SadRingside! A Companion Piece to The D..
04 Dec Gifts For Your Zinester Friends!
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Are you looking for gifts for your zinester friend? Can't figure out how to ship a long arm Stapler? How about some of these items from our shop?Zine GameWe carried this back when it was hand cut cardstock cands and it was such a great way to pas..
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..
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..
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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