Crafts

fabric-a-brilliant

by Sue Tyler May 16, 2012

Imagine if you will,  40 tables  stacked full of vintage fabric from the 1950s and 1960s,  and lace from the 1920s.  Add in all sorts of delightful sewing accessories like buttons and vintage patterns and you start to get an idea for what the biannual Fabric-a-brac sale  is  all about It’s being held this Saturday 19 […]

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Pirates at Roar

by Martha Craig April 30, 2012

Shiver me timbers, prepare to enter the wicked world of pirates.  Eight artists will sail the seven seas discovering pirate treasure.  Jewellers Buster Collins, Vaune Mason and Amanda Howley are taking on the accessories of pirate-ism with a vengeance.  From eye patches to collars, hooks to compass rings, these jewellers will provide all the treats and treasures that really […]

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Summer fairs are here

by Sue Tyler January 27, 2012

After the rush of pre-Christmas shopping when it’s all about everyone else and the right present for the right person and being lovely and selfless, it’s rather nice when summer fair season rolls around. Summer fairs are not just about shopping for thing for other people, although that is an excellent and important component to […]

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gorgeous and original Christmas gifts to be found at Craft2.0

by Sue Tyler December 22, 2011

Thanks to the good folk at Craft 2.0 even December 23rd isn’t too late to shop for gorgeous and original Christmas gifts. The Trunk Show strikes for the second week this Friday and as if you had your own personal shopper we’ve complied a list of gift ideas for you. All you have to do […]

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Craft2.0 brings you a Trunk Show

by Sue Tyler December 15, 2011

We’re not sure if you’ve heard yet but that mad season we call Christmas is just around the corner and if you’re like us you’ve probably got one or two people you still need to find the perfect gift for. You could pack your sneakers and your pink elbow guards and head out with the […]

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We’ve got a craft fair tomorrow

by Sue Tyler November 25, 2011

Saturday is Election Day, but more importantly (to me at least) it’s Christmas Knack Day. All I can assume is the PM woke up one morning and thought “how can I make voting more fun?”, and thus Election Day and Knack got married, and now you can get your craft on and vote all at […]

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forget fireworks this is an explosion of fabric

by Sue Tyler November 3, 2011

Kind of inspired about getting into making post-Craft2.0? Well if fabric is your thing, then Fabric-a-brac is the place you want to be this Saturday From WoW winners and fashion designers to Christchurch earthquake evacuees and button obsessives, the stallholders at this weekend’s fabric- a-brac event will be part of the biggest fabric-a-brac event ever. […]

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It’s Saturday so it must be time for Craft2.0

by Sue Tyler October 29, 2011

It’s Craft2.0 Day!!! today October 29th 2011 from 10am till 4pm Craft2.0 has packed it’s bags and moved from the Hutt to Wellington City and can now be found at the same location as City Market, Undercover in The Atrium, Chaffers Dock Building,1 Herd St, Wellington, It’s the commitment to New Zealand-created, independent design that […]

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The insider’s guide to shopping at Craft 2.0

by Sue Tyler June 28, 2011

This guest post comes direct to us via the very talented Emma of Emma Makes This Saturday it’s Craft 2.0 time again and I’ll be selling. I thought I’d also share some of my inside tips to making the most of the fair… Become a friend of Craft 2.0 Signing up to become a friend […]

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Let the handmade revolution begin

by Sue Tyler May 26, 2011

Well ok it’s already started, but Wellington is making a giant leap forward in celebrating all things you can make by hand this Queens birthday weekend at HANDMADE 2011. Yes it’s a bold statement but when an event takes over Te Papa and the area around it you know it’s not just for a lark. […]

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