Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd, 2018

  • December 1st – 2nd, Save the Date!

  • 13th Annual Unique Craft & Gift Sale!

  • CAWTHRA PARK SECONDARY SCHOOL

2018Artisan Directory

 

Here’s a full list of the artisans who will attend Fair December 2018.

Click on the artisan’s name below for more information.

ARTISANS

Accessories

BlocKarma

Hand block printed scarves, bags, jackets & blankets. Check out on Facebook.

Dots & Dashes

Minimalist bracelets, with inspiring and encouraging phrases beaded in Morse Code; worn as quiet reminders of the personal and meaningful message they carry for each wearer.

Eyespot Designs

Handmade textile accessories and illustrated greeting cards  www.alisonsyer.com

HML Designs

Millinery: hand blocked hats and  fascinators for special occasions and hand painted silk scarves and accessories.

Kalabandar: Scarves from Afar

Connecting eastern craft with appreciative western audiences is what I seek as I collect these scarves, this wearable art — textiles that beg you to touch, to marvel at their construction and sigh at their beauty.

BATH AND BODY

Avery's Apothecary

Specializing in all natural and organic products. Each product is crafted with environmental sustainability in mind and aims to provide each customer with products that are created for their unique beauty needs.

Captain Jamie's Holistic Body Care Products

Holistic body care products, medicinal balms and creams. Absolutely  natural and healing. Choose a better way. Choose Captain Jamie’s www.captainjamies.com .

Nature's Purebliss

Skin and haircare therapy, body mousse, oils, gourmet tub cookies and chocolate scrubs. Visit their website at  www.naturespurebliss.com

Terrah Essentials

A local Port Credit busing sharing natural skin care products with those looking for a safer more natural option to look and feel good.

Topher's Beard & Soap Company

From beard to bath, we have you covered. We carry everything you need for mens grooming and women’s pampering and self care.

ART

hArt Therapy

Original art from the heart.

Leslie Buckle

Prints and oil paintings by local Port Credit artist Leslie Buckle.

Nancy W. Phillips. Visual Artist

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Robin Hollingdrake

Unique hand painted pins and paintings. www.robinhollingdrake.com

Slam Inks

Alcohol ink paintings, coasters, magnets,postcards, light switch plates and Christmas ornaments.

CLOTHING

Across The Miles

Handmade alpaca hats, scarves and rugs. Natural stone jeweler, hand painted boxes, natural product Christmas ornaments.

Caryl Richmond

Clothing and accessories created from upcycled and reclaimed textiles.

Designed To Life

One-of-a-kind and unique designs for t-shirts, onesies, tote bags, post cards and framed prints to inspire positive change in the person and the world around them. Visit their website at designedtolife.com

Fibre Artists

Weavers of cotton tea towels, guest towels, runners, place mats, woven silk, wool & chenille scarves, throws and stoles in a variety of yarns and some beautiful hand painted scarves.

Locally Sewn Textiles

The philosophy behind this shop is to provide unique handmade scarves using quality materials with attention to originality and craftsmanship

Recycled Threading

Recycled sweater mittens made from old preloved wool and wool blend sweaters, polar fleece lined with decorative button accents as well as a variety of knit and crochet accessories. we make all items in a child to adult sizes, our mitten patterns are our own design.

Roseanne Lomas

Roseanne presents an assortment of machine knitted hats, scarves, mobius and cowls, shawls, vests, ponchos and sweaters in beautiful colors. For fun there is knitted catnip mice toys and gift bags for your fur babies for Christmas.

Luna Sea Trading

Hand made wraps and ponchos

FAIR TRADE COMPANIES

Cambodhi Silks

Silk scarves, purses, jewellery travel pouches, all with vibrant colors made by women in Cambodhia

Casa Relief

Fair Trade – Nahuali Indians in Nicaragua. Visit their website at casarelief.com

Soul Woven

Soul Woven is a fair trade fashion collection curating traditional Mayan creativity into innovative, modern design. Our collection consists of ethically sourced, beautiful authentic handmade pieces including boots, clothing, yoga accessories, exquisite jewelry and more. Soul Woven empowers artisans to gain independence and self-sustainability while allowing our consumers to make conscious and informed purchases. We aim to make ethically sourced products as accessible and convenient to consumers, as any product from the fast fashion industry.

Talis

Talis offers ethically sourced artisan silks and silver jewellery. We work directly with tribal communities in Cambodia and Thailand. Our core business practices are focused on economic empowerment for indigenous peoples. www.talis.ca

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FOOD

Missies Streudel

Freshly baked apple, blueberry and cherry streudel.

Cookies and Cake Pops by Janice

A variety of delicious cookies, butter tarts and Chrismas decorated cake pops.

Everything Chocolate

Chocolate suckers for all occasions…chocolate dipped marshmallow . . . chocolate dipped pretzel rods… chocolate pizza’s . . . clusters . . . bark . . . chocolate dipped rice crispy. Everyone is individually gift wrapped and homemade.

Happy Bees Apiary

Happy Bees honey provides 100% Ontario honey and is a member of the On Bee Keepers Association. All of our honey is unpasteurized and we create unique flavored honey like cherry, lemon, cinnamon and more .   www.happybeesapiary.ca

JoJo's Toffee

Delicious chocolate nut toffee.

Moose River Preserves

Fine gourmet preserves.

My Olive

Premium Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegars that are 100% pure and natural. Perfect for gifts cooking and taking your entertainment to the next level.  www.myolive.ca

My Tea Brew

Selection of superb loose leaf tea blends by certified Tea Sommelier.

Soup Girl

Soup Girl’s artisanal vegan dry soup mixes are healthy delicious and so simple, each jar makes 8 cups of soup, just add water, cook for an hour. A range of flavors available, including spicy coconut lentil, smoky split pea, Italian rice & lentil and carribean rice & peas.

Sweet and savoury shortbreads

Chocolate covered shortbread, toffee shortbread, coffee shortbread and parmesan rosemary shortbread.

Truly Baked Gourmet Granola

Delicious gourmet granola handcrafted in small batches by a holistic nutritionist. 5 varieties to choose from including pumpkin spice, maple, chai and cinnamon walnut. All free of refined sugar, dairy, wheat or preservatives.

GLASS

Glass Butterfly

Fused glass artist, bowls, dishes, coasters, etc., unique but functional glass art.

Stained Glass by Brenda

Handcrafted sun catchers, panels and ornaments. Visit their website at stainedglassbybrenda.com

HOME DECOR

Chef Covers

Aprons made in traditional, contemporary and whimsical fabrics available in assorted sizes, We have you covered.

Concrete Creative Co.

Handmade concrete planters & coasters.

Fred's Custom Table Arrangementts

Artificial Christmas table arrangements ranging in size from China mugs to large center pieces, swags and door wreaths.

Harvest Pillows

Buckwheat hull bed and therapeutic pillows, certified organic helps relieve migraines, neck pain, back ache, fibromyalgia, sleep apnea, hot flashes, snoring and allergies.

Jan Jang Originals

Jan Jang creates very unique gifts including cork hotplates, hand painted garden prayer flags and personalized room signs.

Little By Little

Hiring women at risk of relinquishing their rights due to poverty in Haiti, selling their Christmas ornaments, metal art and hand crafted jewellery. Keeping families together, also orphan prevention through job creation

Rustic Charm

Unique vintage plantings

Sew Happy Together

Machine embroidered gifts and treasures for everyone

JEWELLERY

Anythings Possible Jewelry

Unique handcrafted jewellery  www.anythingspossiblejewellery.ca

Belinda Carmichael Jewellery

Beautiful, unique handmade sterling Silver Jewellery and Gifts. Custom orders welcome. Visit their website at etsy.com/shop/BelindaCarmichaelSJ

bumblebee jewelry

All original jewelry, holiday ornaments and hair accessories made entirely by hand  www.beejewelry.ca

Designs By Craig Ewing

I design and create one of a kind wearable art and use Japanese beads, fresh water pearls and swarovski crystals in my earrings and my metal. Everything is nickel and zinc free.

Dragonfly Girl Jewellery

At Dragonfly Girls jewellery, we create handmade jewellery for special girls and women, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings and pendants, beaded bookmark and keychains,  chain maille and beaded wirework creations. We also do birthday parties, private lessons and jewellery repair. Find out more at www.dragonfly.ca

Glitterfly Designs

Handcrafted artisan jewellery made in Missisauga

Green Leaf Soap and Glass Creations

Hand-made fused glass pendant and earrings

K8's Beads

K8’s Beads is the creation of a Cawthra Park Dance Program student. They feature handcrafted gemstone beaded breacelets which can be personalised to your own style. They carry a variety of gemstone beads to suit any mood or occasion.

Linx Jewellery

Unique jewellery designed and handcrafted by Sally Taylor, semi precious stones, Swarovski, shells, wood and glass. Visit the website at  www.linxdesignz.com

Small World Jewellery

Quality handmade jeweler from Africa that supports several organizations that empower Africans to operate businesses and offer employment at strong wages under fair trade principals. Visit their website at smallworldjewellery.ca

Well Hung Heirlooms

All pieces are one of a kind, creatively designed and named

KNITS

Knitz ‘n Bitz

An assortment of hand knitted items for children and adults (cowl & infinity scarves, unique hats, dishcloths, animals, decorative snowmen) as well as fleece and flannel blankets for children.

PAPER

Earn n' Learn

works with slum children and teenagers, they are given healthy snacks, tutoring,  mentorship and an opportunity to provide income for their family in a safe environment making paper crafts. On the back of each card is the name of the child who crafted it as a testimony to the change you have made in their life. For more information go to  www.earnlearn.org

POTTERY

Carolyn Showler Pottery

Handmade stoneware pottery with original designs and glazes.

Functional Pottery

In this modern fast paced world, where everything is massed produced, I love the idea of making functional pottery that has some soul. I try to incorporate in my work that the piece has been made by hand. I intentionally leave my finger prints or allow my throwing lines to be seen, also I enjoy adding hand carved detail to give texture and to remind the user that this is a piece of pottery made by loving hands.

Piatti

Hand-painted ceramic serving platters and  dishes by local artist Gillian Sych.

SEASONAL

Agnes Art Creation

Handmade Angel Collection, Christmas ornaments and handmade leather collection.

Timeless Jewellery Designs

Timeless Designs features unique Christmas and Holiday ornaments made of glass or polymer clay. Each ornament is designed and handcrafted by Barbra or Richard Darwin.

Winterland Treasures

Handmade and hand painted wood and fabric Christmas & Winter decorations and ornaments.

WOOD

BWA Woodturning

Functional Wood – turnings – coffee scoops, backscratchers, magnifiers, nutcrackers, kaleidoscopes, stylus, letter openers, peppermints. Visit their website at bwawoodturning.com

Creativity In Wood

Hand-crafted wood products including; bowls, plates, vases, candle holders, toys, charcuterie boards & bowls, key fobs, memo boards, bird houses and more.

Muskoka Kitchen Paddles

Muskoka kitchen paddles are finely crafted kitchen utensils made from high quality black cherry. You are sure to find a paddle to suit your needs.

The Rustic Path

At the rustic path we love wood. New, old, recycled and salvaged, we use it all to create unique house and holiday decor and wooden signs for you home.

Wine Crate Crafts

Hand crafted wood trays and containers made from high end French, Italian & Spanish vintage wine crates. The trays can be used to serve or as gift baskets filled with your gourmet items etc.

Woodz

A collection of furniture and toys created by a developmental psychologist fascinated with Montessori that agree with the methodology of Montessori, Waldorf and Piklers  child development.

OTHER

Beagle Bakery

Natural Grain free cakes,  cookies and so much more for your Dog.  Personalized People & Pet Christmas Ornaments.  www.beaglebakery.com

David Cook

Local historian and author of Fading History Vol. 1 & 2.

Eco Girl

Eco friendly products made from bike inner tubes and other materials. Visit their website at ecogirl.ca

Namastefreund

Bookmarks are handcrafted with beads and new or upcycled charms.

Nicoles Doll Clothes

Handmade 18 inch doll clothes for American Girl Doll and others. www.nicolesdollclothes.com

Firebat Coffee

Firebat coffee is ethically sourced and sustainably grown. We work directly with a group of coffee makers from El Salvador and through this direct trade they get significantly higher pay than Fair Trade. All our coffee comes from high altitude, shade grown coffee farms, where coffee is grown in harmony with nature.

SILENT AUCTIONS

Each day of the show a silent auction will be held. All of the items are kindly donated by our vendors. The auctions generally begin around 10:30 and finish at 2:30.

PROCEEDS FROM SHOW

This year proceeds from Fair December will go to Cawthra Park School Council, QE School Council and The Compass foodbank in Port Credit. Fair December 2017 donated $4,445 to The Compass Foodbank. In the past Fair December has donated $4,000 to Peel Children's Center. Fair December has raised over $25,000 for Princess Margaret Weekend To End Cancer and over $29,000 for QE School Council and $15,000 for Cawthra Park School Council.

GOURMET FOODS

Enjoy fresh baked goodness from many of our awesome vendors. Qe School Council will be serving hot & cold food and beverages both days out of the Fair December Cafeteria.

Fair December,
Cawthra Park Secondary School,
1305 Cawthra Road,
Mississauga,


e: info@fairdecember.com

About Fair December

Fair December is a unique craft show initiated to support local artisans. All proceeds will go toThe Compass food bank in Port Credit and Cawthra and QE School Councils.

Save the Date!

Saturday, December 1st – Sunday, December 2nd.

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