Print Your Own Tote Bag

relief printmaking, linocut workshop

 
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June 26, 2019 - Wednesday || 6pm

$60

Try out the versatile art of relief printmaking and cut and print lino blocks to create your very own unique handprinted, reusable tote bag. Artist and maker, Cath Hughes will lead you through the process from design to carving your blocks, to printing with specialized fabric block printing ink to create an individualized creation.

At the end of the workshop you will go home with your own custom-printed tote bag and the confidence, knowledge and skills of printmaking.

What you get from this workshop:

  • Your own custom printed tote bag

  • All materials will be provided

  • Knowledge and confidence to continue printmaking at home

 

Shibori Indigo Dye

 
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July 24, 2019 - Wednesday || 6pm

$65

In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of shibori-inspired folding and binding techniques to create beautiful patterns on fabric with indigo dye. By the end of the workshop, you will be amazed as the stunning one-of-a-kind patterns are unfolded and revealed!

Practice pieces of cloth will be provided along with all other materials. Fabrics will be sold separately. You may bring up your own fabrics to dye, and they must be of natural fibers such as cotton or silk and prewashed before the workshop. Some fun ideas are beddings, pillow cases, clothes, fabric for bags, etc.

Things may get a little messy, so wear clothes and shoes that you wouldn’t mind getting stained is encouraged. No experience necessary!

 
 

Clothing Swap + Mini Fix It

 
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July 31, 2019 - Wednesday || 5:30pm

$20

Spring cleaning time is here!

Sip wine, swap clothes and learn about the impact on fast fashion and textile waste.

Ellie of Teecyle Depot will give a quick intro about sustainability in fashion and will have her sewing machine on hand to make some quick alterations on the go. 

Please read the following guidelines:

  • Event admission must be paid prior to swapping. Tickets will be sold at the door for walk-ins.

  • Doors open at 5:30pm for setup and advance drop off. Ellie will give her intro at 6pm and then swap on! Get in early to get the best finds!

  • Bring a minimum of 10 quality items 

  • We accept clothes, jewelry, accessories and shoes

  • Bring your own reusable bags to take home your items

  • Keep your personal items close to you during the swap. Things can get pretty chaotic!

  • There is a full length mirror and a bathroom to try clothes on

  • Help spread the word! The more people means more options to choose from!

  • All leftover items will be donated to Harvest Project's Clothes For Change.

 
 

Rainbow Confetti Earrings

leather jewelry workshop featuring earnest ice cream

 
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Colour Options - to be chosen at checkout

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August 28, 2019 - Wednesday || 6pm

$80

In this festive summer workshop we will be teaming up Scandinazn and Earnest Ice Cream for a night of confetti and ice cream. 

Jamie of Scandinazn will guide us through making earrings made from reclaimed leather. Each spot is punched out and painted by hand to give you a beautiful, vibrant colour.

Please choose your preferred colour from the image below and purchase your ticket accordingly. 

You have the choice of making 1 pair of dangle earrings (either of your own design or one based off of Scandinazn designs) or 2 pairs of stud earrings (in different colours if you wish). Clip ons options will also be available. 

What you get from this workshop:

  • Ethically made leather earrings made by you!

  • All materials will be provided

  • Ice cream by Earnest Ice Cream