Category: Got Craft?

Virtual Market – Event Schedule

True-Nosh-2Miya-Gu-Art-1Madera-1Join us on the @gotcraftmarket Instagram TV (IGTV) channel for a series of demonstrations, product launches, and tutorials!

How do I find you on IGTV?
If you’re already using IGTV, search for @gotcraftmarket and we’ll be releasing videos throughout the day between Friday, June 5th and Sunday, June 7th (see schedule below).

If you aren’t familiar with IGTV, follow these easy steps:

  1. Login to instagram and find us @gotcraftmarket (you can either download the app or watch it through your instagram account which is what I normally do)
  2. Look for the IGTV symbol on our profile page right under our highlights
  3. Check the schedule below and tune in to your favourite sessions! Our videos will remain on our channel, so you can watch and share them as many times as you like!

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FRIDAY, JUNE 5TH
5:00 PM
See You Soon Studio // @seeyousoon.studio
See You Soon Studio | Studio Tour
Step into See You Soon Studio and join Nicole Jang as she shares the inner workings of her home-based business. Highlights include: a taxidermied snake, organized hoarding, chaotic processes, and a museum of small sentimental things.

6:00 PM
Robbie Vergara Screenprinting // @rvscreenprinting
Studio Tour and Screenprinting Demo Using Water based Inks
Join screen printing artist Robbie Vergara as he gives you a brief studio tour and printing demo to see how all your favourite shirts are made. You’ll discover the basics of screenprinting with water-based inks and the process of hand pulling to create one of a kind printed apparel.

7:00 PM
LanaBetty // @lanabetty
Stacking Rings | Learn to Make a Ring Stack
Join goldsmith Lana Lepper of LanaBetty in her Gastown studio to learn the steps of making a set of stacking rings. Lana will demonstrate how to measure, cut, file, and solder the rings, as well as shaping, rounding and finishing using the tools available in her studio. She will be working with sterling silver and gold-fill.

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SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH
10:00 AM
MADERA // @maderagoods
Morning Meditation Practice with MADERA
Follow Miranda from MADERA as she guides you through a 10minute meditation session to motivate and encourage you during these challenging times.

11:00 AM
TAV Studio // @tav_studio
Pottery Demo and New Product Launch
Join ceramic artist, TAV Studio, in making a mug from start to finish – from throwing it on the wheel, to trimming, to attaching the handle, and finally glazing. Tanvi will also introduce her brand new collection diving into what inspired it and the journey of arriving at the final design.

12:00 PM
The Cocktail Box Co. // @thecocktailboxco
Moscow Mule Cocktail Demo
Join Derek for a brief description about the Cocktail Box products and how you can use them to create your own Moscow Mule!

1:00 PM
The True NOSH Company // @truenosh
Make a Veggie Tofu Stir-Fry using True Nosh Vegan Sauces
Join Renee as she cooks an Asian veggie and tofu stir-fry with a mix of True Nosh’s Oy! Stir Sauce and her Black Garlic Black Bean & Ginger Sauce with steamed fish. All of their products are vegan, gluten free, and made without any added sugars.

2:00 PM
The Dolly Shop // @thedollyshop
Scratchboard Illustrations | From Scratchboard to Screenprint with The Dolly Shop
Get an inside peak into Andrea’s studio while she demonstrates how she creates a scratchboard illustration. She will then walk you through the process from scratchboard to screenprint as she shows you how her drawings translate into clothing designs.

3:00 PM
Miya Gu Art // @miyathewhite
Watercolour Escape + Studio Tour with Miya Gu Art
Grab a beverage and watercolour palette and join Miya for a mini art therapy session. Miya will give you a virtual studio tour, show you her art set up, and demonstrate how to create a dreamy and magical painting using a combination of watercolour and digital processing with iPad Procreate + Photoshop.

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SUNDAY, JUNE 7
10:00 AM
LanaBetty // @lanabetty
Gemstone Rings | Set a Claw-set Gemstone Ring
Join goldsmith Lana Lepper of LanaBetty in her Gastown studio to learn the steps of setting a gemstone ring. Lana will demonstrate how to make the ring, prepare the claws, set the stone, and polish and clean the ring. She will be working with sterling silver.

11:00 AM
Atelier Eli // @atelierelidesigns
Home Tour and Product Sneak Peak by Atelier Eli Designs
Join maker Maggie Li from Atelier Eli Designs for a tour of her home studio and a sneak peak of her latest summer creations including her best sellers! Watch while she demonstrates how she creates one of her best selling wallets.

12:00 PM
Banyan Tree Kidz // @banyantreekidz
Peek Inside a Kids STEM Based Activity Subscription Box
Follow Banyan Tree Kidz, a local company creating and delivering children’s books and science and art projects aimed at kids between the ages of 3-7, as they give us a sneak peek inside their monthly kids subscription box.

1:00 PM
Luli Designs // @lulidesignsjewelry
Beadwork Earring Time Lapse Demo
Get a glimpse of the process of making a square stitch beadwork earring by watching this time-lapse video by Louisa from Luli Designs. Each earring contains 113 beads and takes half an hour to make in real time.

2:00 PM
Kasama Chocolate // @kasamachocolate
Chocolate Workshop Tour: A quick look at how chocolate is made
Kasama Chocolate will give you a quick peek inside a working chocolate workshop and show you the steps involved with making chocolate directly from the bean.

3:00 PM
Amara Blue Designs // @amarabluevan
Live Custom Stamping Session with Amara Blue Designs
Kassandra from Amara Blue will be hosting a live stamping session to custom stamp orders placed during the Got Craft? Virtual Market. Follow along to see how your custom designs are created!

* all times are published in Pacific Standard Time

images: The True NOSH Company, Miya Gu Art, MADERA

Virtual Market – How it works!

Got-Craft-TAV-StudioMakeThisUniverseGot-Craft-LanabettyThe countdown is on for the first Got Craft? Virtual Market and we’re thrilled to be launching this new event to support and engage our creative community from the comfort and safety of our homes. Let’s come together while staying apart!

Here’s how the event will work

WHERE: Online at http://gotcraft.com. Visit our vendor line-up here and start your shopping list!

WHEN: Starting at 5pm on Friday, June 5th through to 5pm on Sunday, June 7th (PST)

HOW DO I START SHOPPING?
Browse and purchase products from over 65 vendors from the comfort of your computer and phone! Just like any online shop, you’ll be able to search items by category, by your favourite maker and small shop, or by scrolling through each listing. Fill your virtual cart with curated goods from our online shop and check out in a single purchase!

HOW WILL I RECEIVE MY ITEMS?
We’ll be offering you two options to receive your new goods!

Option 1: FREE central pick up from Granville and West 12th Avenue in Vancouver. All your purchases will be packaged together and available or pick up between Friday, June 12th through to Sunday, June 14th. If you choose this option, a confirmation email will be sent to you with more details.

Option 2: FREE Canada wide shipping. Vendors are responsible for sending out their own orders, so please note that you will receive multiple packages if you shop from multiple vendors. US and International shipping options available and pricing will be posted at the checkout. Some exclusions and minimum purchase may apply. Please read product descriptions carefully before confirming your purchase.

images: TAV Studio, Make This Universe, LanaBetty

Got Craft? Virtual Market

Got-Craft-Handmade-Market-1Got-Craft-Handmade-Market-5Got-Craft-Handmade-Market-4Got-Craft-Handmade-Market-3Got-Craft-Handmade-Market-2The very first Got Craft? Virtual Market will take place on Friday, June 5th to Sunday, June 7th and you are invited! Since we aren’t able to host you in-person due to COVID-19, we’re bringing the show to the comfort of your own computer or phone!

Join us for a full weekend of studio tours, DIY tutorials, demonstrations, and sneak peeks from some of your favourite makers and small shops! Check back each day for daily releases, new restocks, and market specials! Visit our spring vendor line up here for a preview of what you will find at the Virtual Market (direct web link coming soon!).

Here are the details:

WHEN: Starting at 5pm PST on Friday, June 5th to 5pm PST on Sunday, June 7th, 2020

WHERE: Your laptop or phone!

HOW: Visit our website at gotcraft.com and click on ‘Virtual Market’ to be taken to our online shop! Scroll through products from our spring vendors or search for items by vendor name and category! Enjoy free Canada wide shipping or free curbside pick up on all orders!

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Established in 2007, Got Craft? is a curated marketplace that has featured over 800 artists, makers, and small shops over the past 13 years. These are unusual times and many of your favourite small businesses need your support more than ever. Even if you’re not able to shop right now, no act is too small – each share, each purchase, each follow, each like, each thoughtful comment can all make a huge difference!

Thank you for your ongoing support. The health and safety of our vendors and community is our first and foremost priority and we hope, to one day, have the opportunity to say hello to you in-person. We’re in this together ♥

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images from top to bottom: Sarah Leckie Ceramics, Mind the Minimal, Project Weekend Creative, OhSusannaMakes, Nana + Livy

event :: Got Craft?

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Shop handmade from 95+ artists, makers, and small shops at Got Craft? on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 at the Croatian Cultural Centre in East Vancouver. Guests will also enjoy food trucks, swag bags, and NEW this year, a mini makers market featuring kidpreneuers aged 5-13 years old!

We’ll have a slightly different set up this year and hope to be bringing shop favourites including RICE DK, stationery and paper goods, and a selection of jewelry from Rachel Rainbow and LW Makes. If there is anything specific from the shop that you would like to see in person, please drop us a quick comment or email to make sure that we’ve got it with us! Also, as always, we offer free pick up at Got Craft? on any online orders made from now until 5pm PST Saturday, December 7th.

When: Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th from 10am to 5pm
Where: Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Parking: Convenient free parking and nearby public transport. Visit our website here for full details.
Tickets: Purchase early bird tickets online here and save 40% off the door admission!

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Established in 2007, Got Craft? is a curated marketplace that aims to bring together an inclusive community that showcases the best in independent craft and design.  Find the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list including yourself!  You’ll find everything from clothing and apothecary, to jewelry and artisanal food, art, ceramics, greeting cards, and so much more! Attendees will also enjoy food trucks, Tacofino and Kafka’s Coffee and Tea as well as limited edition swag bags for the first 50 people each day.*

*swag bags are given to paid adult attendees only // limit 1 per family

Apply Now :: Got Craft? Holiday Edition

facebook-winter19Calling all makers, local brands, and small businesses! The Got Craft? Holiday Edition applications are now open!

Established in 2007, Got Craft? aims to bring together an inclusive community that showcases some of our favourite makers and small shops. We welcome over 150 creatives in various fields such as jewelry, ceramics, clothing, artisan food + drink, and paper goods to name a few and ~4K attendees annually to our events.

Got Craft? Holiday Edition Market
Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th
10-5pm
Croatian Cultural Centre
3250 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

* application deadline is Friday, July 19th at 11:59pm PST

>> APPLY NOW <<