The 11th Annual City of Craft returns December 8-10 (1115 Queen St. W) with free workshops, installations and over 60 of the city’s finest artists and makers!

Show up early on Friday to get first dibs on the best selection of pieces by your fave makers, but then take advantage of the FREE DIY and craft workshops

Learn To Paint Food with Watercolour with Justine Wong: In this two-hour session, you’ll learn to paint food from sketch to finish, and to explore the magic behind everyday documentation.

Little Tree Time with Puff Paddy: Learn to make your own colourful and textured ornamental tree from scratch! Perfect for ages 5 & up.

Make a Hard Cover Book: Intro to Case Binding: Learn the basics of how to fold, sew, glue and create your own hard-cover book. 

Papercutting with Tiny Blades Project: With hands-on demonstrations of different paper-cutting techniques, learn to cut designs and imagery out of paper. 

Marbling with Paperhouse Studio: Learn how to use acrylic marble inks, rake a pattern, and print onto fabric and paper. For this workshop, we will be using carrageenan sizing baths and acrylic inks, marbling on fabric pieces, card-sized papers, and gift tags!

Light Up Holiday Buttons and Ornaments: During this workshop, you’ll have access to tech materials such as LEDs and batteries in addition to a pile of craft materials. You’ll be creating ornaments that actually light up!

Linoblock Printmaking: In this workshop, turn your own design, or an image of your choice, into a stamp block. You will learn use of the tools, carving techniques, application of coloured inks and printing on paper products. 

Register now to avoid disappointment & happy crafting!