art + code • aug 20th at 4-6pm

Art + Code, Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 from 4 to 6 pm maximum 5 participants WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This week we’ll sketch generative + interactive art with Lauren Mccarthy’s p5.js project! No experience with code or art needed. Workshop is free and open to women-identified, gender nonconforming, non-binary, queer & poc folks who have lived…

Historical Japanese Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sun Aug 20 12-3pm

Historical Japanese Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Sunday, August 20, 2017 from 12 to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com This historical technique is based on a stab binding common in Asia. Japan preferred the 4-hole stab binding. Over the centuries,…

Medieval Longstitch Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sun Jul 30 12-3pm

Medieval Longstitch Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 12 to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Longstitch bookbinding is a Medieval technique practised by both guild bookbinders and amateurs. Straight forward stitching results in a complex visual…

Coptic Bookbinding with Suzan Lee • Sat Jul 29 12-3pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Suzan Lee Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 12 to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $55) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Coptic bookbinding is an ancient Egyptian structure and technique. It reveals the spine and completely exposes the stitching of the book. This…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Jul 22nd at 2 pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Saturday, July 22nd, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $20) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace and ribbon, popular in the 19th Century. If complicated…

Tote Bag Making with Kristie Bradley • Sat, May 20th at 1pm

Tote Bag Making with Kristie Bradley Saturday, May 20th from 1 to 4pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes all supplies and equipment maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Learn to sew a reversible tote bag that can be easily adapted to your unique style and preferences. Whether you want a…

Intro to 3d Printing • June 4th at 3-5pm

Intro to 3d Printing June 4th from 3 to 5pm Sliding scale ($40 recommended) includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants per workshop In this 2-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, learn to use the Tinkerine Suite software, and print…

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood • Jun 3rd 2-5pm

Crazy Quilting with local Madwoman Diane Wood Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes quilt-making supplies maximum 10 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Crazy Quilts were a lively style of patchwork,from scraps,embellished with embroidery, lace and ribbon, popular in the 19th Century. If complicated…

FREE Block Printmaking Workshop at Carnegie Centre for Asian Heritage Month at 2 pm

Japanese Canadian Vegetables & Flowers Block Printmaking Workshop Tuesday, May 16th from 2 to 4 pm at the Carnegie Community Centre 401 Main Street, Vancouver NOT AT WePress! Free drop-in workshop, open to all ages. All materials provided. WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com In this workshop, participants will learn to do block printmaking and create artworks that…

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward • Sun, May 28 at 2pm

Cord Bookbinding with Karen Ward Sunday, May 28, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant – includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Make a book: eight sections on ribbons, including endpapers, and we’ll complete the project with a cover. All materials supplied, but feel…

Intro to 3d Printing • May 13th at 2-4pm

Intro to 3d Printing May 13 from 2 to 4pm $60 per participant includes an illustrated PDF guide to 3d printing Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com max 6 participants per workshop In this 2-hour long beginner workshop, you’ll learn the basics of 3d printing, learn to use the Tinkerine Suite software, and print a…

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Sun • May 21 at 1 pm

Coptic Bookbinding with Chanel Ly Sunday, May 21st from 1 pm to 3 pm Sliding Scale (suggested $40) / participant includes bookmaking supplies maximum 8 participants Register on Eventbrite WePressVancouver [at] gmail.com Ever want to learn how to make your own books? – those ones with the cool stitching on the spine that lie flat…