Fashion at the Market

The Circle Craft Market hosts an abundance of artisans producing high quality, stylish clothing. Here are just a few of the many exquisite garment makers you`ll meet at the market.

Banquet Atelier-Workshop (Booth D13)
Banquet Atelier & Workshop is a Vancouver-based studio, creating quality goods with a fine attention to affordability and environmental sustainability. In addition to prints, stationery, and home textiles, they offer screen printed clothing, including uniquely beautiful linen dresses and tunics, and a line of t-shirts.

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Glasnost (Booth F4)
Glasnost rain wares feature minimalist clean lines with a utilitarian sensibility. Handmade from durable, waterproof waxed cotton, these practical vests and coats keep you dry and looking good.

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Sartoria (Booth F23)
Sartoria upcycles cashmere and merino wool into one of a kind, warm yet breathable garments. Choose from a selection of underwear, bralettes, singlets and camisoles that offer the wearer a wonderful way to dress and take care in the cold seasons.

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Elen Danielle (Booth BA3)
Elen Danielle is a textile artist and designer with over fifteen years of experience creating clothing, accessories, and other such soft treasures. In addition to her beautifully detailed and meticulously crafted fabric brooches and handbags, she brings an assortment of hand embroidered lace blouses and tanks to this year`s market.

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Annie 50 (Booth F9)
Annie 50 is a line of women’s clothing inspired by vintage trends, revisited with a touch of modernity. Often close to the body and comfortable, these clothes are designed to suit an active lifestyle, without sacrificing on style. All Annie 50 products are ethically designed and proudly manufactured in Quebec for maximum traceability.

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Daub + Design (Booth G29)
Daub + Design produces unique, functional active apparel for women that can be worn for both yoga and in everyday life. Canadian designed and manufactured, every piece is hand-dyed or printed in their exclusive designs on high quality fabrics for maximum comfort and style.

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The Circle Craft Market is on until Sunday, November 11 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West!

Circle Craft Market
November 7-11, 2018 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at www.circlecraft.net for the latest Circle Craft Market information. Tickets are available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

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Market Finds for Men

The Circle Craft Market begins tomorrow at the Vancouver Convention Centre West and runs through Sunday, November 11. With 300+ exhibitors, the Market features something for everyone in your family, including the men!

Stinson Studios (Booth H11)
Stinson Studios’ oak tumblers are perfect for the whiskey, scotch, and bourbon drinkers in your life! And they come nestled in an oak crate, making them a perfect gift item.

Kerf Accessories (Booth F28)
Kerf Accessories offers a wide variety of wood accessories, including bow ties, tie clips, and money clips. All are handmade and locally designed in Vancouver.

Ole Originals (Booth D27)
Ole Originals’ hand-printed retro-style graphic tees are inspired by travel, culture, wildlife, and the cities and provinces of Canada.

East Van Light (Booth C24)
A lamp from East Van Light would be perfect on a desk or end table. Delivering a warm ambient light, these lamps are handcrafted in small batches.

To find out what other exhibitors are offering items that are great for men, be sure to visit us during the 2018 Circle Craft Market!

Circle Craft Market
November 7-11, 2018 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at www.circlecraft.net for the latest Circle Craft Market information. Tickets are available for purchase online, where you’ll find a $2 discount on advance tickets, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

Owen Brush Textiles

The Circle Craft Market returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre West from November 7-11. Each week leading up to the Market, we will be featuring exhibiting artists.

Today we’re highlighting Owen Brush Textiles of Peterborough, ON, who is new to the Market in 2018.

All of Owen Brush’s work is made entirely by hand, from start to finish, without the use of any chemicals or industrial processes. Beginning with raw fleece that comes directly from small farms, Owen spins the yarn, designs the patterns, and weaves the fabric.

Owen Brush creations are completely original and one of a kind. No two pieces are alike, and each holds its own unique life and character.

For more information, visit Owen Brush Textiles’ website.

You’ll find Owen Brush Textiles and hundreds of other exhibitors from across Canada at the Circle Craft Market.

Circle Craft Market
November 7-11, 2018 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at www.circlecraft.net for the latest Circle Craft Market information. Tickets are available for purchase online, where you’ll find a $2 discount on advance tickets, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

Father’s Day Gifts

Are you looking for something unique and handmade to give your dad this Father’s Day? Look no further than our Shop on Granville Island! From cards and coasters to fashion accessories and home decor, we have you covered.

Hardworking dads deserve a break! Help them relax and enjoy some downtime with a glass tumbler by Jeff Burnette, leather coasters by Lincoln Heller (Fiveleft Leather), and a wood bowl perfect for holding snacks by Neno Catania. And don’t forget the card! This one features artwork by Rae Maté.

Dads like to accessorize too! A leather wallet by Rudi Diesvelt is always a good choice. So is a leather belt by Lincoln Heller (Fiveleft Leather). These rugged rings by Jakob Bauer are also great for men. For something more appropriate for relaxing at home, try these comfy slippers from Helen and Jeremy Long (Padraig Cottage).

For some great home decor for men, try this airplane by Jo Ludwig (Kiln Art Glass). This ceramic plate by Laura van der Linde and these fun wood insects by Hermann Edler make wonderful gifts as well. Top it all off with a handmade Father’s Day card by Jan MacLeod.

The Circle Craft Shop is located in the Net Loft on Granville Island. We’re open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. Come visit us to find the perfect Father’s Day gift for your dad!

Mother’s Day Gifts

It’s now May, and that means Mother’s Day is just around the corner! If you’re still looking for that perfect gift to let your mom know just how special she is, visit the Circle Craft Shop on Granville Island! We have plenty of unique gift items.

For the fashion conscious mom, there are beautiful scarves by Ulrieke Benner and stylish leather clutch purses by Lincoln Heller (Fiveleft Leather).

If your mom loves jewellery, there are plenty of lovely pieces available in the Shop, including these earrings, bracelet, and ring by Diane Tordjman (Yutal Jewelry Fusion). There are also some stunning wood jewellery boxes, such as this one by George Knoll (Bert’s Wood Works).

For the tea-loving mom, there are a number of wonderful ceramic items, including this teapot by Junichi Tanaka, these mugs by Haejin Lee, and this plate by Friederike Rahn.

Visit the Circle Craft Shop in the Net Loft on Granville Island to discover these items and much more!

Winter Wear

Looking for some fashionably warm items this winter? The Circle Craft Market has you covered! From coats and slippers to blankets and hats, you’ll find plenty of cute and cozy items.

Adhesif Clothing Co. (Booth 441)
Adhesif Clothing Co. uses new and recycled fabrics to create noticeable and original one-of-a-kind garments. This way, every garment retains its very own unique personality, just like you! Adhesif Clothing is as unique as the people who are drawn to them.

Garneau Slippers (Booth 253)
Garneau & Co. design and handcraft high-quality sheepskin slippers and accessories. Its team of talented artisans, located in an atelier in an Eastern Townships of Quebec, preserves through their work traditional craftsmanship and a return to a natural aesthetic.

Erdaine Knitwear/Kermodey (Booth 452)
Cozy like a hug, soft like a unicorn, and unique like a snowflake, Kermodey blankets are made of premium colourfast Italian yarns carded from 19.5-micron wool fiber that gives an incredible softness. Wool has one of the best ratio weight/warmth. It is natural, breathable, sustainable, and is warm even when wet.

Vividworks (Booth 222)
All Vividworks creations are unique in their design and are handmade by Den in Little River, Comox on Vancouver Island. Sculpture, texture, and an element of stylish fun are the starting blocks for these designs. Other influences have been drawn from the styles of the 1920s – 1940s and an innate love of ‘doodling’.

Today is the last day of the Circle Craft Christmas Market. Join us from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.

Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 8-12, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups.

Locally Sourced

Many of the items at the Circle Craft Market are sourced locally, either here in BC or elsewhere in Canada. These items range from honey to wood bowls to knit scarves.

Mellifera Bees (Booth 503)
Mellifera Bees produces distinctive, hand-crafted honey infusions of exceptional quality. Each jar contains unpasteurized honey harvested from thoughtfully managed hives from bee yards across the Lower Mainland and BC. Suffused with a rich bouquet of aromatic flavours, the honey’s unique character is produced from the wild wanderings of Mellifera’s bees and enhanced with a delicate blend of spices or fruit. Each ingredient is chosen for quality and freshness and sourced exclusively from small, independently owned BC companies specializing in certified organic, fair trade comestibles.

EntWood Turnings (Booth 243)
All the bowls made by EntWood Turnings are from reclaimed or salvaged wood. Trees have not been cut down, but rather have already fallen–often from wind or disease–on private land such as old farmsteads in the Fraser River Valley. The chestnut bowls come from a tree on a multi-generational farmstead in Greendale, outside of Chilliwack. The pine wood they use comes from the interior forests of BC ravaged by the Mountain Pine Beetle. Some of the walnut wood came from a tree toppled by wind storms in 2013 in downtown New Westminster.

Natural Wool Knits (Booth 431)
Natural wool is used to create elegantly designed products that are sustainable and eco-friendly. Each piece is handmade by Avi, the designer, and her team that work from their homes in Penticton. All the designs are simple yet stunning. Each piece is made with minimally processed high quality Canadian-sourced wool. Wool uses less energy to produce than manmade fibres. It is biodegradable, decomposing within a few years, and can act as a fertilizer.

Discover these locally sourced items and more at the Circle Craft Christmas Market!

Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 8-12, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

Gifts for Men

The Circle Craft Christmas Market has something for everyone, including the men on your list!

Kerf Accessories (Booth BA12)
Kerf Accessories creates wearable wooden accessories and home decor pieces. All products are handmade and locally designed.

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Avalanche Artisans (Booth 225)
Avalanche Artisans is a family-based business dedicated to creating heirloom quality razors, brushes, knives, and pens.

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Alia Nicola (Booth 110)
Alia Nicola uses high quality suiting cloths and woollens to create a wonderful assortment of ties, scarves, pocket squares, and handkerchiefs.

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Mistura Timepieces (Booth 408)
Mistura specializes in natural wooden watches that are handcrafted with South American sustainable wood and 100% genuine leather.

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Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre West from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm today for the final day of the Circle Craft Christmas Market.

43rd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 9-13, 2016 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups.

Cozy Winter Wear

Now that it’s November and the weather is getting cooler, it’s time to start thinking about bundling up for the months ahead. Fortunately, the Circle Craft Christmas Market has plenty of cozy items to help you stay warm and dry this winter!

Alma Headwear (Booth 557)
Simple and elegant, Alma Headwear’s knitwear is beautifully made. With a variety of scarves, mittens, and hats, they have plenty of lovely items to keep you warm this winter.

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Carmen G. (Booth 229)
Carmen G.’s reversible raincoats are available in a variety of colours. They are stylish and comfortable and will keep you dry during Vancouver’s rainy season.

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Olena Zylak (Booth 116)
Olena Zylak’s collection of luxury Canadian-made knitwear includes hats and scarves. Olena uses yarns of luxury fibres to create a highly textured line that is as precious and fragile as it is sensual and strong.

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Find these exhibitors and 300 more this weekend at the Circle Craft Christmas Market.

43rd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 9-13, 2016 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups.

Lilliput Hats

The Circle Craft Christmas Market returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre West November 9-13. Each week leading up to the Market, we will be featuring exhibiting artists.

Today we’re highlighting Lilliput Hats of Toronto, ON, who is returning to the Market in 2016.

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Lilliput Hats is a traditional millinery founded in 1990 by designer Karyn Gingras. They sell ready-made, custom and couture hats to discerning ladies and gentlemen. Inspired by the classic, surrealist style of Elsa Schiaparelli, Karyn’s hats are modern, playful, and functional.

At Lilliput Hats, all the work is done in the store workshop. Using time-honoured techniques and the finest materials, Karyn and her skilled team of associates fashion a varied line of exquisite, handmade hats, as well as custom-designed creations for weddings, holidays, fashion events, television commercials, and films.

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Lilliput Hats are collected and coveted by stylish men and women everywhere, including Rachel McAdams, Celine Dion, Whoopi Goldberg, Sandra Oh, and the former Governor General of Canada, Adrienne Clarkson.

One of Karyn’s most memorable projects was designing six hats that Gord Downie wore during the final Tragically Hip tour this past summer. The hats were inspired by Bob Dylan and were crafted to match Gord’s brightly coloured metallic suits. Felt colours, feathers, and trims were all hand-picked to pair with each of his looks. To Karyn, designing the hats for Gord was special and something she will never forget. “I felt like I was part of the Canadian musical history,” she said.

photo credit: Ernest Doroszuk (Toronto Sun)

Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip wearing a hat made by Karyn Gingras (photo credit: Ernest Doroszuk/Toronto Sun)

For more information, visit Lilliput Hats’ website.

You’ll find Lilliput Hats and hundreds of other exhibitors from across Canada at the Circle Craft Christmas Market.

43rd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 9-13, 2016 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find a $2 discount on advance tickets, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.