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got craft? :: DIY workshops

GotCraft_April2013_WorkshopsGotCraft_April2013_Collageheirloom magazineOne of our favourite parts of Got Craft? is the round up of DIY workshops available at the show. In case you missed the full schedule in the spring look book (see page 5), we are sharing it here with you! All workshops are drop-in and free unless noted. Supplies included.

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Saturday, April 27th, 2013
10:00-12:00pm :: Join author Leanne Prain for a stitching workshop and learn how to create your own spring showers stowaway. Using basting techniques and the running stitch on craft felt and ribbon, participants can choose to make their clouds look light and fluffy, or darm and stormy.

12:30-2:30pm :: Heirloom Magazine will show you how to create your own burlap placemat, hand-painted and personalized with custom-designed stencils, specially made for this workshop with vintage lettering and patterns.

3:00-5:00pm :: Beginner needle felting with Honey Canada. Spaces still available! See post here for cost and to register!

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Sunday, April 28th, 2013
10:00-5:00pm :: Learn basic knitting skills with the ladies from Knit Social.

10:00-12:00pm :: Join author Leanne Prain for a stitching workshop and learn how to create your own spring showers stowaway. Using basting techniques and the running stitch on craft felt and ribbon, participants can choose to make their clouds look light and fluffy, or darm and stormy.

12:30-2:30pm :: Hosted by the Wedding Workshop, you will learn how to make an adorable paper windmill in a few easy steps. Just in time for the approaching spring weather!

3:00-5:00pm :: Letterpress with Sam Braddworkshop is sold out!

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Spool of Thread sewing lounge will be hosting a DIY workshop on both the Saturday and Sunday from 10-5pm. See here for more about their sewing project!

got craft? :: needle felting workshop

honey canada needle felting1honey canadahoney canada needle felting2Yuki from HoneyCanada will be hosting a beginner needle felting workshop at Got Craft? on Saturday, April 27th from 3-5pm. Join in the fun and learn basic needle felting skills while creating a cute chick ball (see above) to take home! All supplies included. You can also find Yuki’s workshops at Bird on a Wire Creations in Vancouver.

You’ll take home:

  • one cute chick ball
  • one felting mat
  • one felting needle

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The details:

where: Got Craft? in the gym at Templeton Secondary School – 727 Templeton Drive, Vancouver (corner of Turner and Templeton)
when: Saturday, April 27th, 2013 between 3-5pm
how much: $20.00 plus tax (includes admission to Got Craft?)

Spaces are first come first serve. Only 10 spots available. No previous experience necessary. Click here to register.

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Taught by Yuki Nickolichuk, the owner and creator of honeycanada

local event :: Bird on a Wire Creations

honeycanada1 copyGot Craft? and Bird on a Wire Creations will be hosting a special event on Thursday, April 4th from 7:00-9:30pm. Drop by for a private view with some of the local designers that will be at the Got Craft? spring event! Shop local, enjoy light refreshments, and say hello to your favourite artists!

Participating artists include: A Cagey Bee | Draw Me a Lion | gabriEllephant Design | jen ellis designs | Phaulet, Raven’s Rest Studio | Robbie Vergara Screenprinting, Roxypop | The Rice Babies | Twig Prints | Honey Canada, WTFrame | Wendy Boys Chocolates Inc / Cocolico

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What: Bird on a Wire Creations Private View
Where: 2535 Main Street, Vancouver from 7:00pm to 9:30pm
Cost: Free!
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image via honey canada

shop tour :: Bird on a Wire Creations

Bird on a Wire Creations 4Bird on a Wire Creations - cocolicoBird on a Wire Creations 3Bird on a Wire Creations 7Bird on a Wire Creations 2Bird on a Wire Creations 9Bird on a Wire Creations is a contemporary gift and clothing boutique located just off the corner of Broadway and Main Street in Vancouver. Opened in October of 2010, Bird on a Wire supports handmade and independent design with a focus on selling work created by artists living within a 100 mile radius. In addition to featuring the works of 170+ designers, Bird on a Wire hosts a series of events such as Artist’s window, private views, and various fibre workshops including knitting, needle felting, and weaving.

Mark your calendars! Got Craft? and Bird on a Wire will be hosting a special event on Thursday, April 4th from 7:00-9:30pm. Drop by for a private view with some of the local designers that will be at the Got Craft? spring event! Shop local, enjoy light refreshments, and say hello to your favourite artists! Check out the facebook event for more information including a list of participating artists here.

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Bird on a Wire Creations
2535 Main Street, Vancouver
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bird on a wire :: featured artist round up #1

Draw Me a LionRice Babies_A Cagey Bee_ Jen Ellishoney canadagabriEllephant Design - credit [stu-di-o] by jeanieGot Craft? and Bird on a Wire Creations will be hosting a special event featuring the works of 13 Got Craft? vendors. To celebrate these artists, we will be highlighting a sample of their work in two round ups leading up to the event. Make sure to mark your calendars for April 4th and come by to say hello to your favourite artists! Light refreshments will be served.

vendors pictured from top to bottom: Draw Me a Lion | The Rice Babies | A Cagey Bee | jen ellis designs | honey canada | gabriEllephant Design (photo credit: [stu-dio] by jeanie).

When: Thursday, April 4th, 2013 from 7-9:30pm
Where: Bird on a Wire Creations – 2535 Main Street, Vancouver