Posts Tagged: DIY

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

got craft? :: thank you!

2016GotCraftWinterEDI_0038Big hugs + high fives for celebrating 10 years of Got Craft? with us! THANK YOU to all of our vendors, sponsors + partners, and of course our community that allows us to keep doing what we love.

We’re so happy to be back in Vancouver and hope to see you again at our next event on Saturday, December 9th and Sunday, December 10th at the Maritime Labour Centre from 10-5pm.

Applications are available online here now, but don’t delay!

image of Amara Blue Designs by [stu-di-o] by jeanie

got craft? :: What to Expect!

Studiojeanie_2016GotCraftSpringEVE_0144The Got Craft? 2017 Spring Edition is coming up in just over one week. We’re super excited to be returning to East Vancouver and have so many fun things planned for the upcoming event!

  1. Unlimited re-entry ALL weekend long!
  2. Shop handmade goods from 75 independent makers!
  3. Strike a pose at the Got Craft? photobooth hosted by Photobooth Vancouver!
  4. Grab a pen and join our letter writing social up on the stage. We’ll have all the supplies you need including various stations set up such as button making, vintage typewriters, mail themed rubber stamps, and more – see post here for details!
  5. Refuel with tasty treats by Johnny Pops, Varinicey Pakoras, and Melt City Grilled Cheese (voted #1 in the grilled cheese challenge by @vanfoodster)!
  6. Be one of the first 50 people at the door each day to receive a FREE swag bag filled with a selection of goodies from our vendors. Totes are designed by The Beautiful Project and hand printed by RV Screenprinting (tote bags alone are valued at $20)!

Strollers are welcome inside, but if you want to easily navigate through the crowds, we’ll have a stroller park set up in the front hall. Change facilities will also be available, so ask the front desk if you need help!

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Got Craft? 2017 Spring Edition
Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th, 2017
10-5pm
Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver

SAVE 40% off and buy early bird tickets online here!

got craft? :: early bird tickets!

GC_Spring_VendorProfileBuy early bird tickets to the Got Craft? 2017 Spring Edition and save 40% off! Tickets are now available online here (ends Wednesday, May 3rd).

Share the savings with your friends and spread the handmade love! See you there!

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Got Craft? 2017 Spring Edition
Saturday, May 6th and Sunday, May 7th, 2017
10-5pm
Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver

Buy tickets here!

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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

image via [stu-di-o] by jeanie