Olivia Raymond

New designers at Handmade – EPIC Canberra Markets

We are so excited to be back to putting on our live events at EPIC. We have missed you, our customers, and all of our wonderful stallholders too. We are looking forward to getting back to hearing the chatter of people as they move through the pavilions, the exclamations of delight from customers as they … Read more

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Global Recycling Day 2022

Handmade Canberra is dedicated to reducing our environmental footprint with each event we host, including single-use plastics. With Global Recycling Day approaching on March 18, we thought it was the perfect time better time to tell you about the work that we are doing! Handmade Canberra is committed to reducing the amount of waste we … Read more

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Sustainable Makers

Handmade Canberra stallholders value ethical and sustainable fashion methods of production when creating their products. The following featured stallholders have a strong focus on upcycling and re-purposing pre-loved items. two threads. two threads’ focus is on slow fashion, small runs, and creating long-lasting sustainable effortless garments. With everyday use in mind, the clothes they make … Read more

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The Story Behind Frske

We speak to FRSKE Founder Adriana Frescura for an inside look at the label. Launching an online clothing label was the furthest thing from Adriana Frescura’s mind.A marketing communications professional, she just wanted a well-made cotton t-shirt. Something with sleeves that covered her upper arms to the elbow—and remained that length after washing. But there … Read more

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frank ideas

Frank Ideas

How to pivot during uncertain times. With a background in theatre and design, Frank Ideas specialise in unique jewellery designs. Their designs are sculptural, tactile, bold, and rebellious. With a vision to create jewellery that enables women to creatively celebrate their individuality, Frank Ideas utilise an unusual combination of materials. Materials such as rubber, resin, … Read more

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Bandicute Australian Made Children's clothing

Australian Made Childrens Clothing – Bandicute

Producing unique kids clothes with Bandicute’s mother-daughter duo. Ellen and Jess of Bandicute are a mother-daughter duo who are passionate about Australian Made childrens clothing. Both intensely creative, they spent years formulating business ideas, but nothing stuck. After Jess had her daughters, she found it difficult to source quality and ethically Australian made kids clothes. … Read more

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Online Market Place Scrubba Body

At Home Spa Kits : Scrubba Body

Self Care & The perfect spa day at home with Scrubba Body Scrubba Body began as a small range of body scrubs and at home spa kits, produced by founders Josh & Jase in Newcastle, NSW. On the hunt for some skincare alternatives to help with exfoliation and eczema, the pair wanted something that was … Read more

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