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Holiday Makers Market 2017

Holiday Makers Market

Join us for our annual holiday makers market featuring some of Victoria’s finest artisans!

This year our market is a daytime event taking place at our brand new location in the Douglas Centre (right behind Lifestyle Markets on Douglas Street).

Music and treats along with a few surprises in store!

When? Saturday November 25th, 2017 – 10am-5pm

Where? The Makehouse – 2950 Douglas Street Victoria, BC V8T 4N4

Market Vendors

Studio Robazzo
Radjuli Leather Designs
Suebi Apparel
Miss Belle’s Caravan
Two Blooms Design Studio
Uniquely Cedra
Annelly Art & Illustration
Hearts and Woodcrafts
Coral Barclay Fine Artist
Puck Clothing

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Market 2016 – Sneak Peak

Ruth & Nelly Vintage - vintage needle point and vinyl handbags

Holiday Makers Market 2016

Join us at The Makehouse on Thursday, November 24th between 4-9pm for our fourth annual late night shopping event sponsored by

We have a diverse group of makers slated for this year’s market so that you’ll find something for everyone on your holiday gift list (and maybe a few treats for yourself too). The Makehouse will be featuring our largest selection of bamboo underwear for ladies and this year gentlemen too!

Here’s a preview of some of the creative art and gifts you’ll find this year (click on any title for links to artist pages)!


Atinuke has begun experimenting with natural dyes and fabrics to make cushions, scarves and other one-of-a-kind textiles. This compliments her line of handknit jewellery, which combines organic yarns with vintage chain and charms.

Hearts & Woodcrafts

Gina Haddrick creates the most tranquil works featuring coastal subjects such as light houses, beach huts and caravans hand carved and painted from driftwood.

Poke and Paws

Poke and Paw is the master mind of Victoria’s Brianne Rand. She creates detailed needle felted animals, creatures and mobiles. She will feature her signature faux taxidermy at the market!

Suebi Apparel

Suebi Apparel creates one-of-a-kind totes, bags, and accessories. Currently working on a line of cross-body bags and handbags made from faux leather and vivid prints.

Two Blooms Design Studio

Two Blooms Design Studio has re-branded and re-introduced our silversmithing talents!  We’ll have our famous candles (including our new coconut wax one) and our fabulous new jewelry line.

Ruth & Nelly Vintage and Handmade

Darcie, an elementary teacher-librarian, named her Etsy shop after her two grandmothers: Ruth and Nelly.

“Ruth and Nelly Vintage and Handmade was founded out of a love of crafting with an environmentally-friendly focus. Using recycled and upcycled materials sourced from local thrift shops, Ruth and Nelly specializes in OOAK bags, scarves and hand embroidered pillows. With Ruth and Nelly, I hope to provide unique vintage finds for those looking to enjoy quality in the everyday.”

Uniquely Cedra

Known primarily for her magnets, Uniquely Cedra has been dabbling in larger scale decorative tiles and quirky collage pieces.

“Uniquely Cedra will help you stuff your stockings! Cedra’s vibrant and eclectic collection of handmade vintage inspired magnets, matchboxes and trinket boxes are perfect gifts for the discernible folk on Santa’s list.”

Jessie Beauvilliers

Black and white illustrated prints and cards displayed on piano with sewing machine on top.

 My name is Jessie Beauvilliers and I was born in Quebec, but I hitchhiked across the country when I was 17 years old all the way to Victoria, B.C. During my travels, I’ve seen so many beautiful places, fascinating animals and wonderful people. I started to sketch and paint everything I saw. With a twist of imagination and lots of practice I have been able to create some pieces I am really proud of using a simple fine tip pen.

Radjuli Custom Designs

Always up for a challenge, Radjuli recently remade box cushions in leather for a local tour boat.
She’ll be bringing a selection of wallets & bags made from the offcuts!

“Radjuli’s fabulous leather accessories are part cowboy, part steampunk and all West Coast! Crafted exclusively from offcut and reclaimed leathers, vintage belts and unique hardware, this is wearable art that is built to last!”

Miss Belle’s Caravan



Miss Belle is having a grand old time working with felt and embroidery. The latest creations are Mad Money Bags with baby animal appliqué and teeny tiny Tooth Fairy Bags!

Sugar + Candy


​Every Sugar + Candy bag is handmade by Mandy Greyling Holmwood – from sketch to template to prototype to production.  When you buy a Sugar + Candy bag, you can be confident in its uniqueness, its durability, and of course, its style (you picked it, so it MUST be stylish!). 


We hope to see you there!

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Festive Shopping

Come and join us to kick off the holiday season with our annual late night shopping event!

Date: Thursday November 27th, 2014

Time: 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Venue: The Makehouse – 833 1/2 Fort Street [between Blanshard & Quadra Street]

We are so lucky to have a Brent Jarvis playing our beautiful piano from 5:30 – 8:30pm! Come on by even if it’s only to lounge around and soak up the atmosphere!

Special festive treats first come first serve!

We stock the following:

We stock unusual buttons, fabrics, trimmings and haberdashery for the makers in your life. We also stock an wide variety of paper crafting supplies including a wide range of Graphic 45 papers.

Festive retro tea towels, napkins, aprons and stockings alongside comfy bamboo knickers and shorts made by The Makehouse

Hand crocheted scarves by Dela Wilkins

The most beautiful knits from Hats by Elayne

Gorgeous handbags and wallets by Sugar and Candy designs.

Painting, prints and cards by Alexa Gibbs Artist Page

The most unique decoupage canvases, magnets and boxes by Uniquely Cedra

Paintings and cards by Freyja Zazu Art

Colourful big and small works by Andrea Soos of Poppet Studios

Imaginative illustrated prints and cards by Jesse Beauvilliers [featured above]

Upcycled silver jewellery by Trinkets by Design

More details coming up! If you are interested in selling your work at this event, please get in touch by email