Sunday, September 02, 2007

CRAFT SHOW: good catch dear diary craft fair

I'm co-curating this show & TCA will have a little table there. It's gonna be a good time with fantastic art & craft - y'all should come by and say hey! (Visit the flickr folder or facebook event page for vendor images)

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Dear Diary,

Promises to be the greatest crush-fantasy craft fair concoction ever imagined. Straight out of the pages of our most secret journals, The Good Catch Dear Diary Craft Fair reads between the lines to bring you a quirky collection of artists and crafters who have tapped into your deepest inner desires with their glorious hand-made wares!

Riffing on Montreal and Toronto's torrid secret long-distance love affair, Dear Diary brings it out of the dark, inviting a group of stellar MTL crafters to enjoy the pleasures of Toronto's craft home team; here is where we mix it up! With a focus on performative and interactive art-based crafts as well as sweet & affordable crafty gear, Dear Diary offers the therapy you need.

* Record your most private thoughts in whimsical handbound books by Coldsnap Bindery
* Purge crippling insecurities with an unflattering portrait drawn by Rev.Aitor

* Drown your sorrows in reworked beer bottle glasses by Artech Studios
* Take a long, aromatic pull on the pipe of your dreams from Two Toques
* Express your angst with the help of delightedly deranged Damned Dollies
* Find comfort and peace in the organic beauty of bookhou design's accessories and home décor

Come down to Good Catch Catch General Store on September 15 between 12 and 5 and pour your heart out, unburden yourself in the folds of Dear Diary... here your deepest dreams and your darkest needs will be met!

Dear Diary Good Catch Craft Fair
September 15, 2007, 12-5pm
Good Catch General Store, 1556 Queen Street West (out back or upstairs, depending on weather)

Vendors include:

Damned Dollies
Artech Studios
bookhou designs
Anneke van Bommel
Coldsnap bindery
Ching Made
Pin Pals
Serene Daoud

Rev. Aitor*

Two Toques Design
Janine Miedzik
Donna Akrey
Sandy Plotnikoff
Day Milman
Toronto Craft Alert
Hazel Meyer
WORN Fashion Journal
Temple Bates

*Portrait sessions with Rev. Aitor can be pre-booked by emailing him at

Dear Diary is part of a monthly craft fair series run by rotating curators at the Good Catch General Store in the heart of Parkdale. Good Catch fairs are community oriented events designed to inspire social exchange and to bring unique handmade wares to a diverse local audience. The Dear Diary fair will take place in association with the Queen West Arts Crawl (see listing here: )


Anonymous Wow! Imports said...

enjoy your blog!

10:11 a.m.  
Blogger OM home said...

i'm so there!!

11:13 p.m.  

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