See you Saturday!

It’s finally here – the Paper Fair is this Saturday at Toronto’ First Post Office!

This is the annual show that brings together an amazing group of stationers, illustrators, makers, designers and purveyors of beautiful paper goods! If you’re a snail mail junkie you probably already have this marked in your calendar. If not – see you there?! It’ll be loads of fun, I promise!!

When: Saturday June 16, 2018 11am – 5pm.

Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide Street E, Toronto

For more information and to see vendors, please go here.

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Paper Fair!

The Paper Fair at Toronto’s First Post Office is just around the corner!  It’s such a treat to be included in the annual show for paper and snail mail enthusiasts.  Expect Toronto’s finest stationery including greeting cards, pins, stickers, art prints, postcards, paper ephemera, handbound books and more!

To see the rollout of vendor announcements, make sure to follow the event on facebook here.

Otherwise, here are the show details:

What: The Paper Fair!

When: Saturday June 16, 2018.  11am – 5pm

Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide Street East, Toronto

For more info, please go here.

Paper Fair 2018!

It’s the Paper Fair at Toronto’s First Post Office!!  Join us for a day of paper goodness from a selection of the city’s finest stationers, paper artists, designers and illustrators.

What: Paper Fair!
Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide St. E, Toronto
When: Saturday June 16, 2018  11am – 5pm

For more information, please go here.

Paper Fair at the Post Office!

Tomorrow is the amazing Paper Fair at Toronto’s First Post Office!  I’ll be there from 4pm – 7pm, but the show runs 12noon -7pm, so be sure to stop by!

New this year you can find vendors both outdoors and indoors, which means more paper goods to choose from!  (Think designers of fancy greeting cards, stationers, bookbinder(s), vendors of paper ephemera, you get the idea!)

What: Paper Fair at Toronto’s First Post Office
When: Saturday June 10, 2017, 12noon – 7pm
Where:  Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide St. East, Toronto

To learn more, please visit the facebook event page here.

Learn the Coptic Stitch

In less than a week I’ll be offering the next Sprouts Press bookbinding workshop over at Toronto’s First Post Office, which is also a museum!

What: Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Workshop
When: Thursday May 25, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide St East, Toronto

Sound like fun?  Go here to register!

NOTE: If you’ve missed the registration for this class, or simply cannot attend this day, never fear!  There are more bookbinding workshops scheduled for June.  Go here to see the full roster.

Bookbinding Workshop in Toronto’s 1st Post Office Museum!

Join me at Toronto’s First Post Office (a working post office & museum!!) for an evening of bookbinding fun!

Learn how to make your own Hard Cover Coptic Journal with Carolyn of Sprouts Press Designs. We’ll cover the basics of bookbinding, go over the tools of the trade and then learn how to put it all together into a beautiful handcrafted journal.

What: Coptic Stitch Bookbinding Workshop
When: Thursday May 25, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide St East, Toronto

Sound like fun?  Go here to register!

Springtime Workshop Addition!!

I know it’s cold and wintery here in Toronto right now, but I’ve been working away planning springtime workshops!  The newest addition to the schedule is the return of the Coptic Stitch class over at Toronto’s First Post Office.  dsc_0682We’ll cover the basics of bookbinding, go over the tools of the trade and then learn how to put it all together into a beautiful handcrafted journal. This is a hands-on class and students will leave with a finished project.

All materials are supplied. This workshop is intended for adults. This is a great introduction to bookbinding, and also suitable for more experienced paper crafters, looking for a refresher.

What: Coptic Stitch Bookbinding
When: Thursday May 25, 6pm – 9pm
Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide Street East, Toronto
For more information & to register, please go here.

There are more workshops being planned, stay tuned for details to be revealed soon!  In the meantime, keep an eye on my Workshops page.

 

See You at the Paper Fair!

picture3Today’s the day!  Sprouts Press will be at the Valentine’s Day Paper Fair!!  Expect lots of handmade goodies from myself and other talented, local makers: stationery, greeting cards, enamel pins, journals and more!

PRO TIP: Be one of the first 50 folks through the doors and get a free swag bag!!

What: Valentine’s Day Paper Fair
When: Saturday February 4, 2017.  12noon till 5pm.
Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide Street East, Toronto

For more information, please see the event listing here.

Paper Fair at Toronto’s First Post Office!

Save the date, the Paper Fair is just around the corner!12928280_1069396696456286_3456710794946092421_n

Join myself and a curated selection of other paper vendors for the second Paper Fair!!  Last year was fantastic, this year is going to be even better!!  There will be illustrators, card designers, snail mail enthusiasts and local stationers vending their wares!  Not to mention that the whole thing takes place in the beautiful and historic First Post Office!

What: Paper Fair!
When: Thursday June 16, 2016  6pm – 9pm
Where: Toronto’s First Post Office, 260 Adelaide Street East, Toronto

For more info and to see this years vendors, go here.

Paper Fair!

Day 252/365Attention all Torontonian paper addicts: This thursday is the Paper Fair at Toronto’s First Post Office!  Stop by to meet local paper artists and crafters, and talented stationery designers.  It’s going to be a great selection of fun, beautiful, handmade paper goods!

For details and vendor spotlights, go here.