Be an Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto Volunteer!

Friday, September 20, 2019

One of our fabulous volunteers from previous Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto shows (photo: Peter Power)
Hey, did you want to get involved and have a few hours to spare on Saturday, September 28?

Drop us a line!

We have a blast at these shows; come join the fun! Help us mount our largest yearly showcase of local handmade talent! Help us raise funds for kids with cancer and POGO (Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario)!


Newbie Sellers at Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto

Thursday, September 19, 2019


It's almost time for our 2019 Etsy: Made in Canada!  (photo of the east end of the 2018 show: Peter Power)

We strive to bring you the best local handmade Etsy vendors at all our show as well as keeping our shows new and fresh! We love spotting and welcoming new talent! A number of our 125 vendors are new to the show this year. Our show partnering Swiftpost is sponsoring a bursary for #EtsyMICToronto newbie vendors. Our jury will be selecting one of these new participating sellers to receive a bursary to take part in the show free of charge. Check out these great shops and the new talent we'll be welcoming to our show!

Wild Concrete
Naughty Florals
Pepper Pottery P
Pete Ellison
Nathan Nun Art
luuee
chipkey creations
Unruly Paper Company
Knotty Gurl Crochet
Forest and Fauna Studio
https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/LorraineTuson
Lorraine Tuson
https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/OXVC
OXVC
kokocards
cuir ceramics
Sew Original Crafts
bloomingprint
Toast Yarn
O Stockley Art
Owl Paper Goods
Tima Studio
The Sweet Unknown
Top Drawer Canada
https://sites.google.com/s/1liSEPZZaVSVKXC4hYGVZqV09s3bA92Va/p/1uzo5xd_0cLg9iHuAMv_ZxjXg6UfFMkoL/edit?authuser=1
Idle Hour Makery








Plan your visit to Etsy Made in Canada: Toronto

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


It's coming! Are you ready for our big Etsy: Made in Canada Show, 10 am to 6 pm on the 28th at MaRS? Have you seen our Lookbook?

We've posted our free Workshop series and tickets went fast! You can sign up to be added to the waiting list, as sometimes tickets do become available. On the day of, you can check with our volunteers to see if we've had any last minute cancellations.

You can find your favourite vendors on our maps below and plan your visit in advance! You can click on them and blow them up to full size.







Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto FREE Workshops!

Friday, September 13, 2019



Once again for our 6th year, the Toronto Etsy Street Team and 416Hustler are proud to present a series of FREE workshops for the public at our Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto Show! Come out on September 28th and shop the show with 130 of the best local handmade and vintage Etsy sellers and take part in a handmade workshop for free! SIGN UP FOR YOUR FREE TICKET TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY! All the tickets can be found at this lin!


Lorraine & Chris from the Maker Bean
3D Printing Workshop by The Maker Bean at 10:30AM

Come learn about the art of 3D design and printing with the Maker Bean! During this workshop, you'll learn how to: Use a 3D design tool to create objects in space, Incorporate existing 3D designs into your work, Get your design ready for 3D printing, Load and operate a 3D printer. You'll finish the workshop with your own 3D Design! All supplies and materials will be provided.





Macramé with Victoria
SWIFTPOST Modern Macrame Plant Hanger by The Handmade Jungle at 11:00AM
Learn the basics of macramé knots to create your own modern macramé plant hanger. This class will be led by Victoria of Handmade Jungle. It is for beginners to macramé or those who have some experience in knotting crafts such as weaving or bracelet making. You will be taken back to the days of friendship bracelets as we navigate together the process of basic macramé. These knots can be used in other types of macramé crafts such as wall hangings, or more intricate plant hangers. All supplies and materials will be provided.


Miniature mittens by Joanna
Make a miniature pair of wool stroud mittens by atelierNORTH at 12:15 PM 

Workshop: Join Joanna McMann of atelierNORTH and learn to make a miniature pair of wool stroud mittens, just like those worn in the Canadian north. Participants will bead a small decoration on their mittens and embroider them together to make a zipper pull/holiday ornament/parcel topper. No experience is necessary and all materials will be provided. This is not a class for little peeps, 18 AND OLDER ONLY please. All supplies and materials will be provided.



A Handmade Jungle pompom wreath
Fall Pom-Pom Wreaths by The Handmade Jungle at 12:30PM
 Learn how to make pom-poms out of yarn and create your own fall-theme wreath using faux florals and embroidery hoops with Victoria of Handmade Jungle. All supplies and materials will be provided.










Learn to make a sealskin flower by atelierNORTH at 2:00PM
Workshop: Workshop: Join Joanna McMann of atelierNORTH and learn to make a sealskin flower that you can wear as a pin, hair clip or ponytail holder. Some sewing experience would be helpful, but is not necessary. This is not a class for little peeps as we will be using a very sharp glover's needle to sew with, 18 AND OLDER only please. All supplies and materials will be provided.







Succulent Kokedama Workshop by MikaFleur at 2:00PM
 Learn how to create and care for Kokedama with Mika of MIKAfleur using succulent, moss, and bamboo charcoal.​ All supplies and materials will be provided.




Chromatin rainbow by thepurplelilac

Bead your DNA Workshop by thepurplelilac science crochet at 3:30PM

 Make a double helix DNA with beads. You will be learn beading basics and you will be guided step by step by scientist, author and crochet maven Tahani Baakdhah of thepurplelilac on how to create your DNA! All skills level are welcome. Tahani is the author of Crocheting Neuroscience: The Retina and will share her knowledge of illustrating biology through textile art! All materials and supplies will be provided.








Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto LOOKBOOK is HERE!

Monday, September 9, 2019

ARE YOU READY? 
BECAUSE THIS IS SNEAK PEEK YOU'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!


THE 6th Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto is just 3 weeks away!
Saturday September 28th - 10AM to 6PM!


https://sites.google.com/s/1liSEPZZaVSVKXC4hYGVZqV09s3bA92Va/p/1uzo5xd_0cLg9iHuAMv_ZxjXg6UfFMkoL/edit?authuser=1
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE LOOKBOOK!


We have some amazing handmade artisans lined up!

Enjoy our


Click on each photo to head directly to their Etsy shop!
We have 130 vendors spread throughout the lovely and airy MaRSDD atriums! 
Stretching from the University Avenue entrance in the west, through the Heritage Atrium to the east end of the building which can be accessed via Elizabeth St, you'll also find your favourite, local, handmade and vintage vendors. Once again we have handcrafted soaps and body-care items, food, fine art, cards, stationary, graphic design, housewares, jewellery, toys, fashion for all ages, items for pets, textiles, fashion accessories, and the show's sponsors and partners!  


HAVE YOU SEEN OUR AMAZING LOOKBOOK YET?
It's pretty awesome, you should check it out! Since image is linked to our vendor's shop so you can shop the show online any time and really plan your visit.
We have a full slate of FREE WORKSHOPS for attendees, so stay tuned for your chance to snag a free ticket and reserve your spot and other announcements coming. 

Etsy: Made in Canada PLATINUM Sponsor Switftpost.ca

Thursday, September 5, 2019


We're very excited to announce and welcome our new Platinum Sponsor for Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto this year: Swiftpost.



The one thing which all our vendors and the team members of the Toronto Etsy Street Team and 416Hustler have in come is that we are all online sellers on Etsy. So, we are all interested in shipping solution. Swiftpost is bringing their all in one shipping solutions to small businesses! Let them introduce themselves:


Is the cost of shipping holding you back or hurting your bottom line?
Swiftpost is an amazing shipping company that can save you money! We currently ship for large companies such as Lush Cosmetics. We are gearing to open up our low cost, free tracking shipping options to small businesses just like you! There is no contract to sign and we offer the same rates to small businesses as we do our larger companies with no shipping minimums.

SWIFTPOST ETSY: MADE IN CANADA WORKSHOP

By becoming a Platinum Sponsor for Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto, Switfpost is sponsoring a free workshop for attendees! Workshop Leader and DIY expert Victoria Stacey will be hosting the Swiftpost Modern Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop from 11:00 to 12:00 on Saturday, September 28, in the MaRS Collaboration Centre! Stay tuned to this space for your chance to sign up for your FREE ticket to this workshop!
 Learn the basics of macramé knots to create your own modern macramé plant hanger. This class will be led by Victoria of Handmade Jungle & a DIY Expert at Diply. It is for beginners to macramé or those who have some experience in knotting crafts such as weaving or bracelet making. You will be taken back to the days of friendship bracelets as we navigate together the process of basic macramé. These knots can be used in other types of macramé crafts such as wall hangings, or more intricate plant hangers.

SWIFTPOST ETSY: MADE IN CANADA NEWBIE SELLER BURSARY

We're also very proud to announce that one of our newbie sellers will be receiving a bursary to participate in Etsy: Made in Canada Toronto free of charge. We're so happy to be able to help our fellow Toronto handmade and vintage online small businesses grow. We'll be sharing shops which are new to selling at our show and the lucky bursary winner in the next few weeks in the lead up to our show!

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