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babyDegen's Kickstarter; Loomstate's DIY Crafternoon

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ONLINE—Knitwear designer (and Racked Young Guns Semi-Finalist!) Lindsay Degen has launched a Kickstarter in hopes of bolstering a new baby line. Aptly called babyDegen, the pint-sized product mimics the funky colors and patterns present in her adult-sized works. The additional funding will go towards improving customer service, packaging, and the online shopping experience. [Kickstarter]

MIDTOWN WEST—Join sustainable apparel brand Loomstate and recycled craft non-profit Skraptacular this Sunday for a DIY kids crafternoon (crafting afternoon, get with it). Participants aged 8 to 18 will use old t-shirts to create totes and accessories from 3pm to 5:30pm, followed by a screening of Bag It from 6pm to 8pm. Both events are free, but make sure you RSVP. [RackedWire]