Yes there are alot of crafsters and crafty events going on in Phoenix.
The First friday event downtown, always the first friday of the months,
all the galleries are OPEN, and lots of craft booths/galleries.
7th & Garfield mainly- get the light rail to 7th and Van Buren.
Check out: Phoenix diy.
They hold diy skill share workshops.
And also the Wednesday craft nights at Conspire coffee house
on Garfield and 7th. Lovely people, lots of ideas and skill sharing.
People turn up from 6 onwards.......FREE.
3rd saturday art market outside Conspire - 11am to 2p.m.
I just moved here too and getting into the swing of things.