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Holiday Market at Gotamago on December 7th, 2019

November 01, 2019
Come join us for some holiday shopping and see what your East York makers have to offer!

Leather Basics Workshop

October 17, 2019
Learn the basics of hand sewing leather.

Bookbinding Sampler Workshop for Beginners, Vol. 2

October 10, 2019
Learn how to create unique, handmade books using softcover bookbinding techniques in this beginner bookbinding workshop.

Rubber Stamp Carving Workshop with Owl Paper Goods

September 11, 2019
Learn the art of rubber stamp carving with Monika Giacca of Owl Paper Goods!

Intro to Modern Calligraphy with Pointed Pen: Holiday Edition

August 01, 2019
Come alone or grab a few friends, and join Claudia from Kokoro no Melody in this 3.5 hours pointed pen calligraphy workshop!

Studio Seconds Sale!

July 31, 2019
Get your hands on some truly amazing deals on Aug 10!

Leather Belt Workshop with Fitzy

July 26, 2019
In this class students you'll make an heirloom quality leather belt complete with gold monogramming. 

Leather Monogramming 101: Gold Stamping & Leather Tooling with Fitzy

July 04, 2019
Learn the techniques of foil stamping and leather tooling in this workshop for beginners.

Bookbinding Sampler Workshop for Beginners, Vol. 1

June 29, 2019
Learn how to create unique, handmade books using softcover bookbinding techniques in this beginner bookbinding workshop.

The Anatomy of an Alphabet: Hand Lettering Workshop for Beginners

June 29, 2019
Learn how to illustrate beautiful letters in this 3 hour workshop for beginners!

Visible Mending Workshop with Stacey Sproule

June 28, 2019
Learn to mend garments visibly with intricate Japanese Sashiko patterns in this workshop.

Macrame Plant Hanger Workshop with Urban Jungle Design

May 23, 2019
Do you want to learn how to macrame? Urban Jungle Design would love to show you the ropes!

Planning on Paper Workshop

January 30, 2019
Please join us for an afternoon of learning and inspiration with bullet journaling and planning on paper! 

Pysanky Egg Decorating Workshop

January 17, 2019

Learn traditional techniques to decorate your own festive egg in this introductory workshop to Pysanky!

Holiday Open House on December 22nd, 2018

December 13, 2018
Come celebrate and make with us on Saturday, December 22, from 1-3 pm!

Get to Goal

October 31, 2018
What's keeping you from reaching your goal? This workshop explores techniques to help you stay on track with your priorities.

MODERN MACRAME WORKSHOP

October 02, 2018
Create your own beautiful macrame plant hanger and bring texture and life to your space in this workshop for beginners.

Terrarium Workshop with MikaFleur

January 09, 2017
Spend an afternoon making your own terrarium in our studio with Mika Sato of Mikafleur!

Our Grand Opening

November 22, 2016
Our Grand Opening was a day full of food, fun and a fantastic market!

We're Opening Our Doors!

October 23, 2016
In December 2015, Christopher and I purchased a 100-year-old commercial building in East York.  We moved Gotamago into the first floor in June, and on October 29 we are having a Grand Opening!

NSS: the Pre-Show Mailer

June 15, 2015

The design of my very first NSS mailer actually formed itself quite organically. Exactly one year ago, I painted the Manhattan skyline and dreamed about exhibiting at the National Stationery Show someday.

How I conquered my fear of watercolours in six steps

February 13, 2015

Here are six unconventional steps that helped me get over the fear of painting with watercolours.

A Perfect Matcha: Card Story no.8

January 30, 2015

"A Perfect Matcha" is one of my first ever card designs, featuring an illustration that was actually drawn in 2008 when I taught English in Japan.

Ramen & Gyoza: from concept to finished card

January 13, 2015
Here are my steps from taking a concept from thumbnail sketches through to drafts, inking, watercolouring and lettering to produce a finished greeting card.

Seventeen months.

December 30, 2014

Here are some of the lessons I've learned seventeen months into this entrepreneur journey.

So we survived One of a Kind.

December 16, 2014
Some random thoughts about my experience exhibiting at the One of a Kind Christmas show for the first time.