I’ve been missing London (UK) lately especially the warm weather and sunshine I hear they have been having. Not too hard with the high winds we are experiencing in Vancouver right now. Boo! So what a fantastic surprise when I received an email from Blue Olive Photography packed full of these pretty pictures from the last Got Craft? event in London, UK at the Tooting Tram and Social! Can’t wait to be back this Summer!
Last Sunday was the inaugural London(UK) Got Craft?! Thank you to everybody that came out to the event including all of our sellers and sponsors! We are utterly exhausted, but happy. Got Craft? London was amazing and we can’t wait to do it all again in Vancouver(BC) this Sunday!
It may not be as trendy as East London, but in a place called Tooting Broadway on the Northern Line, you will find the Tooting Tram and Social pub (46-48 Mitcham Road, London SW17 9NA). On Sunday, November 27th from 11am-5pm, it will play host to London’s newest craft fair, Got Craft?. Started in 2007 in Canada, Got Craft? began as an indie craft fair aimed at bringing together a community that fosters handmade and DIY culture.
Featuring over 20 hand picked designers, some of my favourites include custom liqueurs by Alchemist Dreams, decorative wooden ornaments by Anna Wiscombe, homemade jams and chutneys by Homemade Hampers, vegan friendly skincare products by Lovely Gorgeous Things and Pretty Zoo who uses her own illustrations to make beautiful jewellery pieces. Browse this year’s artist line up online – http://gotcraft.com/london/vendors. Buttercupcakes will also be running a tea and cake station with a selection of hot and cold menu items and a full bar will be available by the Tooting Tram and Social.
For those feeling inspired, Crafty Pint, a collective of local creatives living and working in South London, will be leading interactive workshops to teach you how to make your own bow ties using recycled materials and Lynne from Papermash will host a DIY wrapping station (donation to charity). And don’t miss DJ Frida Black-Heart akaDebbie from Craft Guerrilla spinning her crafty beats from noon to 4:00pm!
Admission is £1 and be one of the first 30 people through the door for a coveted reusable tote bag from EtsyUK filled with goodies from all of our stalls! For more information, visit our website here.
Justine Ellis is a South London based artist that makes original designs that have been hand screen-printed using environmentally friendly, water based inks and printing on a variety of surfaces including fabric, paper, and wood.
Crafty Pint will be taking over the DIY space at Got Craft? UK on Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at the Tooting Tram and Social from 11 to 5pm. Join Gillian and learn how to make a bow tie or fascinator using vintage fabric. Aren’t these posh? A perfect project for the ladies and gents! DIY bow ties make a great hair accessory, as a finishing touch to your outfit or as a last minute holiday gift.
Supplies and instructions are included, so hop on over and show us your skills!
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