Posts Tagged: class

got craft? :: Letter Writing Social

2017LFSWriteOnEVE_0056If you missed the #write_on event, London Fields Shoppe will be at Got Craft? this May 6+7 with a drop-in Letter Writing Social for the whole family! #Write_On is an initiative to encourage us humans, who get lost in a sea of technology, to take a time-out to write a letter! Come spend your weekend writing letters to those you hold dear. Be part of the Snail Mail Revolution!

Spaces are first come first served. No pre-registration required. Social is by donation – suggested $5.00 – partial proceeds go to the Vancouver Writers’ Exchange and includes one handmade card with a matching envelope*, pretty pens and vintage typewriters to help you write your message, and access to rubber stamps and washi tapes to decorate your finished package!

What? Letter Writing Social

When? Saturday, May 6th + Sunday, May 7th from 11am to 3pm

Where? Maritime Labour Centre, 1880 Triumph Street in Vancouver (BC)

Age? Both adults and kids* are welcome

Cost? By donation with partial proceeds to the Vancouver Writers’ Exchange (suggested cash donation $5.00)

* one card and matching envelope per person // you are welcome to bring your own letter writing supplies to use and share // quantities are limited and are first come first served

** kids must be accompanied by an adult at all times

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workshop :: Modern Calligraphy

MaurelleCalligraphyWorkshopExcited to welcome Maurelle back to the shop for a Modern Calligraphy 101 workshop! Learn the fundamentals including the basics of traditional copperplate style script. Practice writing the alphabet and pick up some tips and tricks on how to hone your style. Great for those with little, or no, experience.

Modern Calligraphy 101
Sunday, April 30th, 2017
10:00am to 1:00pm

London Fields Shoppe
692 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

For the full course description + to register online, visit our website here.

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workshop :: Macramé

Saige and Skye CollageJoin Jolynn of saige and skye, a local fibre artist, in learning the art of macramé during a two hour hands on workshop at London Fields Shoppe! Learn the basic knots of macramé and complete your very own plant hanger to take home including a plant and a locally handcrafted ceramic plant pot.

Workshop includes:

  • Cotton rope
  • Wooden beads
  • Macramé booklet
  • Hand crafted locally made ceramic pot
  • A new plant friend! (choose from an assortment of tropical, succulents and cacti)
  • Light refreshments

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Beginner Macramé Workshop
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
London Fields Shoppe, 692 East Hastings Street (Vancouver)

Cost: $115.00 plus tax

For more information and to register online, please click here.

please note: Workshops are a final sale and are non-refundable. Class dates / times are non-transferable

images by saige and skye

Intermediate Calligraphy Workshop

INTERMEDIATEMaurelle Calligraphy is returning to the shop on Saturday, July 23rd with her first Intermediate Calligraphy workshop! Perfect for those that have already completed a beginner class or who is already familiar with using a pointed pen. Topics included flourished uppercase letters, connecting words, composing phrases, envelope addressing, and digitizing your work.

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Intermediate Calligraphy Workshop
Saturday, July 23rd, 2016
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
London Fields Shoppe – 692 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Cost: $200.00 plus tax

For more information and to register online, please click here.

please note: Workshops are a final sale and are non-refundable. Class dates / times are non-transferable

Workshop :: Silver Ring Wax Carving

BeckiChanWorkshopatLFSCreate your dream jewellery with Becki Chan at London Fields Shoppe this April! Becki will be teaching a 3-hour wax carving workshop that will take you through each step of the process – from an introduction to the tools, ring design, sizing, wax carving and polishing.

Previous experience in jewellery is not required, nor is any sculpting or drawing skill. The wax carving process uses basic tools, which makes it easy for everyone to design and carve a unique and personalized ring.

  1. Big block of wax!
  2. Carve block into base form of ring.
  3. Engrave wax with details. Done!

Rings will be ready for pick up in 2 weeks at London Fields Shoppe. Rings are cast in sterling silver, then filed and polished to make the finished product!

Click here to see photos of our past students’ work.

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Workshop date:
Sunday, April 10th, 2016
10:00am to 1:00pm

London Fields Shoppe
692 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Cost: $150.00 plus tax // REGISTER online here or at London Fields Shoppe between 11-4pm Wednesday to Sunday.

Workshops are a final sale and are non-refundable. Class dates / times are non-transferable.