OUR SUPPORTERS

it takes a tonne of time, effort and some cash to produce a weekly podcast – if you would like to become a supporter (you could basically put “co-producer” in your bio) of the business of making, please consider becoming a patron from as little as $1 per month!

Katie HeiselbergKISMET

Katie handcrafts modern glass jewelry for color lovers and style originals. Inspired by modern art and Scandinavian minimalism, KISMET features statement pieces (from bolo ties to attention-grabbing cocktail rings) as well as ultra-wearable eco-friendly earrings and stacking rings.

Find her shop at kismetworkshop.com

Carrie Drinkwater – Lady Lather’s Handmade Soap

Carrie creates palm free soaps, cruelty free skincare, and solid shampoos and conditioners. All of her products have eco friendly packaging that is either, repurposed, reuseable or compostable.

Find her shop at ladylathers.com

Mia SpokesPoppy Sonrisa

Poppy Sonrisa is a little boutique from regional NSW crafting fun + practical accessories for the modern Mum and their Little One. From handy new Mum essentials like Burpies (Burp Cloths) and reusable Nursing Pads to the softest colourful onesies for your little one to look their cutest. All products are made to provide quality and practicality for Mum and their Little One with a designer modern twist. Fabrics are chosen based on vibrant colours and quirky prints, with a preference on independent designers, with an emphasis on sourcing organic and sustainable materials.

Find her shop at www.poppysonrisa.com.au

Ginny Bambino – Ginnys Craft Basket

Ginny makes sewn and machine embroidered home decor and kids/baby items.

Find her shop at Ginny’s Craft Basket

Aliya Hutchison – Sailor Mouth Soaps

Aliya makes soaps inspired by creepy cute stuff, replica food, witchcraft, animism, floristry and herbalism.

Find her shop at sailormouthsoaps.com

Nikki Ridge – Venus Envy Paper

Nikki casts wax seals into little pieces of art for customers to use as a finishing touch to their invitations or letters.

You can find her shop at etsy.com/shop/venusenvypaper

Katharine waskett – Catkin and lillie

Kat designs and creates modern, fun, and easy to stitch cross-stitch patterns. Whether you have cross stitched for many years or have never tried it before, you will find something to inspire you here at Catkin and Lillie

You can find her shop at https://www.etsy.com/au/shop/CatkinAndLillie  

Mitzie Day – CatinmyCloset

Mitzie makes fun felt creations – crowns, masks and more!

Find her shop at etsy.com/ie/shop/CatInMyCloset

Gary halder – Hugo’s workshop

Find his shop at hugoswoodshop.com

Misty Henry – Product Safety and Consulting Services

Misty is based in the US and helps makers create lasting memories through safer products. Many products that are handmade and sold on platforms like Etsy and Shopify have legal requirements under their country’s laws and she helps those in (or selling to) the US get through the process easily. You can find courses at ProductSafetyCourses.com

Hollie Barac – Mayday VA

Hollie is a Virtual Assistant in Melbourne who offers focused, dedicated services to make your life easier. Her services ranges from copywriting, web design, administration, website maintenance, customer service and design. 

You can find her at maydayva.com.au

Kerryn Dowling – KJDowlingcards

Kerryn makes handmade cards with different designs to suit all occasions. 

You can find her at kjdowlingcards.com

M. K. Zeppa – Zeppa Studios

Melissa makes artfully created gifts for pet lovers (psst, if you love dogs, especially, you’ll want to check out her work!).

You can find her at Zeppa Studios

Cassandra Pons Lazy Girl Lingerie 

Cass creates lingerie for all bodies to help women feel effortlessly sexy and confident. Lazy Girl Lingerie began with a mission to change the way women feel about themselves – a commitment to celebrating all that makes us unique.

You can find her at Lazy Girl Lingerie.

Dani Out of My Bloomin’ Mind

Dani creates beautiful paper floral arrangements that last a lifetime.

You can find her at Out of My Bloomin’ Mind.

kathy mather – practical kat

Kathy makes premium flameworked murrine/millefiori for fused glass artists to use in their work.

Find her shop at practicalkat.com

 

shannon cornish – Shannon Cornish – Artisan Jewellers

Shannon and her team hand make gold, platinum, silver and gemstone jewellery. They make it to last, creating pieces which can become family heirlooms. Real jewellery with real meaning, handmade with top quality materials.

Find her shop at shannoncornish.com.au

 

julianna stockton – anti-anxiety art

Juliana makes abstract expressionist art using bright, colorful canvases that reflect outwardly the joy and calm she hopes to spark more of in this busy, anxious world.

Find her shop at antianxietyart.com

 

erin pearce – mill foundry

Erin a jewellery designer and makes beautiful one of a kind handmade pieces. 

Find her shop at instagram.com/millfoundry

 

Nilla Webber – Designs by Nilla Webber

Nilla celebrates women, life and uniqueness and offers hand made jewelry in Scandinavian minimalist design, using high quality raw materials and gemstones.

Find her shop at nillawebber.com

 

Amelia – Amelia Gwynne

Amelia makes gorgeous silver and gold artisan handmade jewellery – featuring gemstones, textured metal, and beautiful bezel settings.

Find her shop at etsy.com/ameliagwynne

 

Stacey Howard – Max & Me Designs

Max & Me specialises in personalised jewellery, giftware and decor to celebrate life’s special moments. Pop by their website if you are looking for a unique gift for a loved one.

Find her shop at maxandmedesigns.com 

 

Michaela Bere – Blue Stiggy

Michaela is a Textile Artist and Maker, working with textiles and hand stitching. She creates beautiful personalised handmade books and journals, and hand typed prints. You can also find hand embroidered hoops and jewellery, using vintage threads and silks.  

Find her shop at bluestiggy.co.uk

 

Sylvia – Tilly & Puffin

Sylvia is a designer and maker in Dingle, Ireland. She creates colourful and charming hand stitched felt ornaments and home decor. 

Find her shop at www.tillyandpuffin.com

 

sherry bosh – peridottie

Jewellery made with passion and infused with *sparkle*!

Find her shop at peridottie.com

 

charlote white – Charlotte’s Lab

Charlotte formulates and produces cruelty free skincare products with ingredients personally and carefully selected by her, she can tell you what goes in each of it.

Find her shop at charlotteslab.com.au

 

tracy henwood – KnitSpinWeave

Knit Spin Weave, is a yarn shop and studio for social gatherings, individual lessons and classes. Their wide range of yarns will suit all budgets and it’s a great place for creative spirits.

Find her shop at knitspinweave.com.au

 

AUTUMN RUMPF – AUTUMN BEAD DESIGNS

Beautiful handmade bracelets, earrings, lanyards and ornaments made with love in polymer clay.

Find her shop at https://www.etsy.com/shop/autumnbeaddesigns

 

GLENDA BROWN – INSPIRE IN MOTION

Inspire in Motion supplies beautiful beads, charms, buttons, pendant, and other jewelry accessories.

Find her shop at InspireInMotion.com

 

Inge Bekaert – Pinkepinke

Inge makes colorful handmade pop up cards, postcards & journals.

Find her shop at Pinkepinke

 

Amy FrenchThe Good Life with Amy French

Amy is a zero waste / eco blogger and a Maker / Creator of eco friendly stuff (like reusable produce bags, reusable plastic free sandwich pouches and eco party bags).

Find her shop at TheGoodLifeWithAmyFrench.com

 

Belinda warren – Handcraftedbybel

Not your everyday party supply shop! We love to make our unique handmade, eco-friendly (where possible) party decor mixed with uniquely sourced products.

Find her shop at  etsy.com/au/shop/HandcraftedByBel

 

STACY GRAVES – UNDER THE KENTUCKY SKY

We are all about celebrating life with handmade baby decor as individual as your little one.
Find her at: www.underthekentuckysun.com

 

Renee Anne Howes

A speculative fiction author working towards publishing my first science fiction novella.

Find her at http://www.reneeannehowes.com/

 

MELANIE AYMON – MIMI Handmade baskets

quirky & Fun Storage Baskets to keep your home and kids room organised without compromising on style! Designed and handcrafted in Australia – Online Shop: www.mimihandmadebaskets.com

 

Sue Catt Creative

I am a textile and collage artist, a designer and dressmaker, a textile collector and fabric-mixologist. I love mixing up fabrics, colours and patterns into gorgeous colourful clothing, homewares and artworks.

You can find me at my website: suecattcreative.com.au

 

Shell Hugall – Cocoa & Thread

Cocoa & Thread is all about handmade women’s clothing and accessories that are full of colour and most importantly are comfortable! I collaborate with local artists to bring gorgeous unique clothing to ladies’ wardrobes.

You can find me at: www.cocoathread.com

 

Janet Prue – Woolen Lights

I sell hand dyed yarn and hand poured coconut was candles. My website is woolenlights.com (on which you’ll see a link to my Etsy shop)

 

Vanessa Scott-Hayward – The Craft Corner & six0sixdesign

The Craft Corner is an arts and craft education company teaching children. For six0sixdesign, I hand make personalised literary gifts and map keepsakes from my studio in Co. Kildare Ireland.

Find her shop at: The Craft Corner & six0sixdesign

 

 

Leanne Hewens – Leanne Allison Designs

Leanne hand makes jewelries and original printed arts. She also offers jewelry workshop for beginners.

Find her shop at: Leanne Allison Designs

 

 

Stephanie Butler – Classy Butterfly

Classy Butterfly provides fashionable costume jewelry for gifts and personal wear. In addition, we offer unique gift packaging that include designer inspired handbags and boxes.

Find her shop at: http://www.classybutterfly.com

 

 

Barbara bennett – Whimsy

‘Eco-Friendly’ does not need to be boring. My handcrafted New Zealand made products are designed to brighten your day and still help save our planet.

I make and sell upcycled refillable notebooks, upcycled book page bunting, card sets in a book envelope and beautiful book page collages on canvas – all made from pre-loved Little Golden books.

Find her shop at: http://www.whimsyinmygarage.com

 

 

Ashley Keller – Ashley Keller Art

‘Ashley Keller designs handcrafted porcelain tiles and fine ceramic objects that bring beauty, charm and elegance into the home. Her evocative artwork is fueled by a passion for preserving historical designs found in Victorian architectural?elements, antique books and décor.

Find her shop at: www.ashleykellerart.ca

 

 

Josie Gioffre Dean – Diamond Valley Handcrafted

I make and sell handmade soap, and some accessories. I’ll be expanding soon in bath bombs, bath salts and body scrubs.

Find her shop at: https://diamondvalleyhandcrafted.com.au

 

 

Jessica de Boer – Aspiring Wild Designs

Aspiring Wild Designs is a handmade business that focuses on nature inspired wood burned art in the form of coasters, wall art, custom pieces, and more. I use mainly barn board from local barns that have fallen or been torn down, and cut or fallen trees from our family farm.

Find her shop at: http://www.aspiringwilddesigns.ca/ or on Etsy under the same name.

 

 

Amanda Strobel – Red Door Metalworks

AMy name is Amanda and I’m the designer/creator behind Red Door Metalworks. I create contemporary geometric jewellery in bronze and sterling silver. I start with sheet metal and wire, and go from there.

Find her shop at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/reddoormetalworks/ or on Instagram under the same name.

 

 

Beth Brickman – BB Design House

I make colourful and playful, handmade earrings that celebrates creativity and aims to provide my customers with the confidence to effortlessly curate their everyday style!

Find her shop at: http://www.bbdesignhouse.etsy.com/

 

 

Rachel Tibballs – Lucian Candles

We design fresh and fun fragrances for candles, diffusers and perfumes. !

Find her shop at: lucian.store

 

 

Andeea Rae – Andeea Rae Fiber Art

A self-taught fiber artist, Andeea mainly offers commission pieces uniquely for you. Her art can also be found at Camilla and Me – The Shop in Frontenac, MN.

Find her shop at: andeearaefiberart.com

 

 

Angie Schertle – Sky Blue Workshop

Sells eco-friendly accessories for the outdoors and now for surviving the pandemic.

Find her shop at: etsy.com/shop/SkyBlueWorkshop