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Suzan Cumpsty – Blinkidees

Blinkidees – It’s Afrikaans for “shiny ideas” – referring to the brilliant shine of polished metal. Her creative space is in a small artisan’s workshop in Brackenfell, a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa. Her work include sterling silver jewellery as well as brass and copper keepsakes. She is passionate about designing pieces with interesting surface texture and detail, which is achieve by using different methods such as etching, embossing and casting.

You can find me at: blinkidees.co.za/

Prachi Singh – Prachi’s Bohemian Art

Prachi makes statement lightweight Macrame earrings for bold- strong woman

You can find me at: prachisbohemianart.com

Sue Norris – Revamped Treasures

Revamped Treasure candles are soy candles created in vintage and nostalgic glassware to standout from the crowd.

You can find me at: fb.com/RevampedTreasurecandles

Stephanie Bilotta – Hooked

Handmade lace and crochet jewelry. Designed and created in the mountains of Asheville, NC.

You can find me at: etsy.com/shop/HookedAsheville

Margaret Lennox – Squirrelled Home Decor

I create functional art home decor from reclaimed, repurposed and recycled materials. In the early stages of my business currently making doorstops and Draught blockers, but will be expanding in the future.

You can find me at: squirrelledhomedecor.com

Ashley Keller – HeartStone Tiles

Artistic, ceramic tiles for custom installations and interior design projects. Handmade in Canada.

Find their shop at: www.heartstonetiles.ca

Jessa Curtin ​ – Oh Jessa

Jessa makes clothing – mostly tops & skirts that adjust to fit women up to 6x – and sells it and items other friends make at renaissance fairs, sci fi conventions and steampunk events.

Find her shop at: Ohjessa.com 

Jackie Cote ​ – Ecilos

Sells eco-animal friendly bags and accessories.

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

Alessa  Kubica – kazzui

Creates aged distressed antique paper and handmade leather journal that’s made to last.

Find her shop at kazzui.com/ or on Etsy at https://www.etsy.com/shop/Kazzui

Monica Riverahey bye

My name is Monica Rivera. I make one of a kind pieces of clothing from vintage textiles such as quilts, tablecloths, and feed sacks. I also have a line of vintage-inspired spandex lingerie.

Find her shop at heybye.shop

Sue Flewell-Smith – ivy rose design studio

Women’s ready to wear clothing and accessories, designed and made on the Fraser Coast in sunny Queensland

Find her shop at ivyrosedesignstudio.com.au

Carrie Arnold Art

I’m a visual artist who creates primarily still life and plein air landscape paintings.

Visit her shop: http://www.carriearnoldart.com

Jennifer Fujimoto Art & Design

I am a multidisciplinary artist living in the beautiful (but currently smoky) Pacific Northwest region of the US. I am primarily a ceramicist and create delightful handmade ceramic art and decor inspired by Japanese folk art and textiles.

Visit her shop: jenniferfujimoto.com

Jen Siow – Persimmon Peak

 I’m an artist, seamstress, and pet parent of 3. I design and make pet gear & accessories so proud pet parents can show off their love for their fur babies.

Find her shop at persimmonpeak.com

Kathleen Camilleri – Love From Lena Designs

sew large food net covers which are great for covering your food on your table/cheese platters..they help keep the flies off your food!
Bias binding edges are made from material which I cut then iron into desired width before sewing onto nylon netting. All 4 corners are also weighted. Since Covid I have also been making trolley/Basket handle covers and face masks.


Kelly Stevens –Soulful Stones

At Soulful Stones I create beautiful pieces of boho style jewellery incorporating Crystals, gemstone beads, Sterling Silver & Thai Hill Tribe Silver. Some of my pieces include wood or lava stone to allow you to add your favourite essential oils to – Aromatherapy diffuser jewellery.
Creating jewellery & other macrame pieces has been so therapeutic for me & I love to share this with others, so I also run workshops teaching others how to embrace their creative side.

Find her shop at soulfulstones.com.au

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

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 – Soap Cult Australia

Soap Cult Australia is an indie brand featuring handcrafted soap, shower products, and bathroom décor. We cater to the weird at heart. Inspired by the Occult, Secret Societies, Witchcraft, and Gothic culture, our line is 100% cruelty-free and small-batch made in our solar-powered home studio.

Find her shop at soapcult.com.au

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

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.

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


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


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


charlotte 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



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

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


Inge Bekaert – Pinkepinke

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

Find her shop at Pinkepinke


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


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


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


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



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.



Rachel Tibballs – Lucian Candles

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

Find her shop at: lucian.store



Sue Murphy – Collombatti Naturals

Collombatti Naturals is a small, family-run business creating eco-friendly and sustainably made gifts and everyday goods, highlighting natural materials sourced from their farm including honey, beeswax and their very own alpaca yarn which is milled in country Victoria. Their products are zero-waste, recyclable and always environmentally friendly.

Find her shop at: collombattinaturals.com



Klaus Ryniak​ – SantiagoDogShop

SantiagoDogShop offers dog leashes, collars and accessories, mostly made with paracord.  

Find her shop at: santiagodogshop.etsy.com