Monday April 14th, 2014
Crafters Plus opened their doors at 3337 Walker Road at the beginning of April and their shelves have been steadily filling with locally made goods.
The large shop is organized similar to a traditional craft fair with each vendor having their own personal displays, but instead of their crafts only being available a couple weekends a year they are now available all year long.
Currently Crafters Plus is about 38% full and looking for more vendors to find a home selling their handmade items. The shop currently sells jewellery, knitwear and knit toys, candy bouquets, paintings and other artwork, woodworks, candles, jams, baby toys and car seat blankets, metal works, and more.
A book nook full of local authors is on display next to their café. Such events as local author signings and vendor appreciation days are in the works.
Vendors sign up for a six-month contract and pick from various sized units. The crafter gets to set up their display to their liking and reap the benefits of having their goods available all year alongside other quality made crafts in a professionally run store. Books and artwork are sold on a consignment basis.
Crafters Plus is located at 3337 Walked Road and can be contacted by calling 519-987-3172. You can also visit their Facebook page to find out more about new vendors and upcoming events. They are open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am – 6pm, Thursdays and Fridays from 10am – 7pm, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10am – 4pm.