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!

 

Reusable Beeswax Wraps

 
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August 14, 2019 - Wednesday || 6pm

$50

Interested in being more sustainably conscious and reduce your use of plastic?

Join us as we team up with tee-cycle depot for a night of zero waste crafting!

We will learn how to make reusable beeswax wraps using natural ingredients.

Beeswax wraps are a low impact and more sustainable alternative to plastic cling wrap. They're washable, freezable and reusable plus they look great!

What you get from this workshop:

  • All materials to create your own beeswax wraps to take home

  • A total of 3 wraps

  • Wax mold to make more wraps at home

  • A step closer to helping our planet

 
 

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

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Punch Needle Embroidery

 
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September 4, 2019 - Wednesday || 6pm

$85

Learn to punch like a pro!

Join us as we team up with @kussenandkiss and learn the art of punch needle embroidery or rug hooking. The needle punching method creates beautifully textured finished pieces that can be turned into wall hanging, rugs, pillows, bags, and more. This is a super satisfying fiber art that is fairly quick and easy, so it's great for beginners!

In this workshop you'll practice the punch and explore the various texture options to create your finished piece. We'll discuss different types of punch tools, fabrics, and fibers that can be used and troubleshoot common issues.

What you get from this workshop:

  • Use of Oxford Punch Needle - available for purchase if interested to pursue at home

  • Monks cloth

  • No slip working hoop

  • A wide variety of yarns

  • Bamboo hoop

  • Light refreshments

 

Pom Pom Garlands

parent - child workshop

 
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September 18, 2019 - Wednesday || 6pm

$65 a pair

Join us for a parent-child pom pom garland workshop with Make Merry Party Shop.

We will be working in pairs (not exclusive to parent-child but friends can join too!) to create fun, festive, colourful pom pom garlands. With plenty of yarn, sizes and colours, go crazy choosing your own combinations! Mix and match to make your own garland.

Make Merry will take you through the basics step by step teaching you everything from perfect pompom making to stringing your garland together.

2 hour long class. Includes all equipment and materials, however feel free to bring your own yarn if there's a particular colour you want.

 

Piñata Making

 
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October 2, 2019 - Wednesday || 6pm

$60 a pair

We are teaming up with Meaghan of Your Piñata for a pinata making workshop!!

Meaghan will do a step by step instruction on how to make the pinata of your dreams, some light refreshments, and of course- your own pinata to keep or smash!

Some info on the artist: 
Meaghan made her first pinata 7 years ago for a local cable show and fell in love with the craft making process. She left the professional world to pursue a life as a professional piñata artist. Her piñatas have been featured in GQ, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Huffington Post, Globe and Mail, VICE, CTV News, CBC News, Elle Canada, Ion Magazine, Vancouver is Awesome, and The Georgia Straight.