Kattasche Leather Bag Hey Hudson Made In Australia

Meet the newest designers to the Australian Handmade Community

We’re excited to introduce some fabulous new designers that have joined our handmade community this August, all made in Australia! To browse a full listing of all our Made In Australia makers in the Handmade Community, head to our Australian Made Directory.

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Super Bao - Gourmet Food

Gourmet food & drink : Winter Handmade Market

Looking to get out of the Canberra cold? Spend the last weekend of July warming up at our completely indoor winter market! Discover an amazingly diverse range of gourmet food and drinks from our much-loved gourmet food hall in the Coorong pavilion. Whether you are looking for a gourmet food sweet treat, a savoury dish … Read more

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Here’s who is new at our July winter market! 

We have some fantastic new stallholders joining us at our July winter market, and we are super excited to welcome them!  On Saturday 30th & Sunday 31st of July you will be able to shop from over 220+ small handmade businesses at Exhibition Park in Canberra. Let us introduce you to the newest faces to … Read more

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Artichoke Design

New Designers to Australian Handmade Community

We are excited to announce that the makers below have joined the Australian Handmade Canberra Community this month. If you are looking for something unique and special, you’re sure to find it amongst the handcrafted products of these fantastic makers. All products made by our makers are created within Australia, in small batches and use … Read more

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4 Easy Ways To Celebrate Australian Made Week

Together with the Australian Made Campaign (AMC) we will be celebrating ‘Australian Made Week’ 6-12th of June, by showcasing a number of our makers and designers across as many platforms as we can, to encourage the nation to recognise Australian makers and producers around the country and actively support their businesses. Since the pandemic, there … Read more

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Trade the Mark

Mothers Day Last Minute Gifts

Finding gifts for mum can be a daunting task, especially if you’ve left it to the last minute! To give you a helping hand, we’ve put together a collection of talented Australian makers who are offering gift certificates in the lead-up to Mothers Day. Show just how much your mum means to you this mother’s … Read more

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Homelea Lass

Join the Handmade Community

Here at the Handmade Canberra Market, we value our market stall holders and are passionate about helping our makers succeed.  We enjoy connecting our customers with Australian designers who provide the highest quality Australian-made products and we love fostering respectful relationships that help our stallholders grow, both personally and professionally.  We are big believers that … Read more

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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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National Pet Day

National Pet Day is celebrated every year on April 11 and is a great opportunity to celebrate just how wonderful pets are at bringing an abundance of joy into your life! Here at Handmade we know that pets need more attention than just food and water- they deserve special treatment too – and today we … Read more

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Crochet Easter Bunny

Handmade Easter Gifts

Easter gifts in Australia When we think of Easter here at Handmade, we think of catching up with family and friends, enjoying great food, and the weather starting to cool down. Oh… and chocolate… don’t forget the chocolate. The team has selected a few favourite Handmade Easter gifts to share with you. All of these … 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 Fashion and 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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Canberra Tea Towel Missy Minzy

Canberra Day

Canberra is a wonderful city surrounded by mountains and filled with sweeping nature reserves and of course, is home to one of the best Canberra markets – Handmade Canberra!  Today we celebrate Canberra Day 2022 by showcasing some of our most favourite Canberra themed products that celebrate all of the things that make Canberra such … Read more

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Australian Made

New designers introduced We have some inspiring new Australian made designers and producers to introduce to you. Enjoy connecting to each small business listed below, from cake makers to potters. Every brand has a passion for its craft, small-batch making, and putting a whole lot of heart and soul into each item. We love to … Read more

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Tourism award

Tourism Award

Handmade Canberra Recognised For Their Resilience and Innovation at the Canberra Region Tourism Awards We are excited to announce that Handmade Canberra has been awarded the winner of the Canberra Region Tourism’s Resilience and Innovation award for 2021. A new Tourism Award in 2021 to recognise businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19, bushfires, storms, border … Read more

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Last minute gift ideas

There are only a few sleeps to go until Santa arrives but don’t panic if you still haven’t found the perfect gift. We have done the work for you and found a great range of last minute gift ideas from makers that will deliver a gift voucher right to your inbox. Print it off and … 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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Le Petit Bouton face mask

Where to buy a fashionable Facemask?

Australian handmade re-usable cloth face masks Here’s the roundup of re-usable, cloth face masks from our traders. We’ve heard you asking where to buy face masks, so we put the word out to our Handmade designers and producers and they came back with the goods! Here’s the roundup on who’s making masks, plus all the … 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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Chocolate Chip Manderin Biscuits

The Best Autumn Cookie Recipe

With the weather starting to cool, now is the time for us to share a simple Autumn cookie recipe with you. These chocolate chip & mandarin spice cookies take 15 minutes to make and are so simple, that they make a great baking project for the kids. A cookie recipe with brown sugar is always … 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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