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IDS West - Upcoming Event in Vancouver, BC

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Coming soon - IDS West. Book your calendars for September 24th (6pm to 10pm), September 26th (10am to 6pm), and September 27th (10am to 5pm). We will be hanging out in the district, a cash and carry neighborhood full of delightful designs and beautiful products. The District is the marketplace for designers to show and sell to discerning consumers and industry insiders. A unique, juried area, it is IDSwest’s popular cash and carry neighbourhood where attendees can take home good design. We will be hanging out along side some of Vancouver's very best contemporary artists, makers, and artisans: heyday design...

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Help Fund Sartoria - Indigogo

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[caption id="attachment_3210" align="alignleft" width="439"] Sartoria is a Toronto based business focused on upcycling fine fabrics into thoughtful, everyday items.[/caption] I first heard about Sartoria a few years ago; I stumbled upon her etsy shop from an etsy email. It was cold out and I was allured by the concept of cashmere underwear. How luxurious! How indulgent! I had to see them for myself. It was at Circle Craft that I was finally able to introduce myself and meet the maker, Sartoria herself. I was inspired, awed; she was as warm and genuine as you could hope! Read more about that...

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Kickstart Sarita Mann Designs

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So this is a little off the normal schedule, but friends, we have a limited timeline here. Have you heard? My girl Sarita Mann has drafted a kickstarter and she only has 3 days to go! Wait... what's a kickstarter? A kickstarter is a crowd-funding website where eager entreprenuers can share their story, find investors (where investors can give $1 or $1,000,000), and source the funding they need to grow their business and take the big leaps they need to succeed! To learn more visit Kickstarter.com. Right, about Sarita. She's radical and does some incredible design for print and paper....

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In the City: Got Craft?

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Can you believe it? Got Craft? is this weekend! so... I had written this pretty amazing post.. and then my computer crashed. It is gone. there are some amazing vendors and I implore you to come and visit. the show is going to be amazing (as always). there is swag, the vendors have been thoughtfully curated and I am so honored to be counted among such incredible talent. [caption id="attachment_3052" align="aligncenter" width="566"] Saturday and Sunday, May 10th & 11th.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_3145" align="aligncenter" width="560"] 3D printed terrariums by LanaBetty[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="570"] Bicycle Infinity Scarf by Veespoke[/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter"...

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