The Best Handmade Gifts in Australia

The Handmade Market is THE place to go for Handmade Gifts in Australia. With such a diverse range of products being made across our thriving community of over 600 Australian makers, you are bound to find something for everyone.

As you stroll through our Christmas market each year, you’ll encounter a curated selection of gifted makers, each with their unique story to tell. Discover the joy of supporting Australian made Designers and Producers and relish the opportunity to engage with the artists firsthand, gaining insights into the inspiration and craftsmanship behind their creations.

Below are some of the talented new designers that joined us for our Christmas market last year on 8-10 December 2023, alongside a collection of our regular attendees:

Handmade Gifts for Babies and Kids

Bandicute Lorikeet Dress
Ellen and Jess of Bandicute are a creative mother-daughter team from Gunning, NSW. Their original and whimsical designs are a culmination of their stories and love for Australian wildlife. They are brought to life through digital fabric printing, block printing, sewing, painting and laser cutting. Their products are colourful and fun, to make you and your little people feel happy! Shop with Bandicute for unique baby and kids clothing, women’s clothing, accessories and homewares.
Cuddlies by TAPA Crochet Puppy Toy
Cuddlies by TAPA is delivering finest quality cuddly friends for not only children but also adults – “who doesn’t need a cuddlies friend?”. All items are made from high quality cotton yarn, premium quality stuffing and unprocessed natural wood. Cuddlies by TAPA’s aspiration is to provide long-lasting products that have unique characteristics for each cuddlie made.
Le Petit Bouton Top Knot Headband
Le Petit Bouton is an Australian headwear and accessory label for all ages, designed and handmade in their Regional Victoria studio.
They create original handmade fashion, prints and designs with a strong focus on quality, comfort and sustainability. Providing fashion lovers a product choice that is conscious about protecting their future environment, they hope that their heirloom quality products are handed down through the generations and adored by many.

Handmade Gifts for the Foodie

Morella Grove Drizzles and Oils
Morella Grove is a family operated farming business established by the Dal Bon family from the Griffith area in the Riverina.
The clean environment, bright blue skies and fertile soils of the Riverina allow them to grow their olives chemically free using the best and most sustainable environmental practices. To compliment their Award winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil, they offer drizzles, dressings and balsamics. All of their products are made from fresh and quality products that they are proud to offer.
Organic Bay Distillery The Pink One Gin
Organic Bay Distillery is a small boutique craft distillery specialising in Certified Organic spirits. Family owned and operated, they are Australian made in Bonbeach, Victoria.
Their spirits feature Australian herbs and botanicals, seamlessly blended, creating a smooth and refreshing feel. Their current range consists of six flavour infused gin varieties, and they are expanding into other spirits.
Mixed Bag Fancy Gingerbread Marshmallows
Mixed Bag crafts award winning sticky chai, drinking chocolate, and handmade fancy marshmallows. The perfectly balanced medley of spices in their chai blends, velvety smooth drinking chocolates, and fluffy, springy pillows of marshmallows are made from the highest quality ingredients. With changing marshmallow blends each season, Mixed Bag highlights various celebrations throughout the year.

Handmade Gifts with a little luxury

Honey Fox Hats - Gum Trees
Honey Fox Hats creates beautiful bespoke custom hats using age old hand shaping techniques. Each piece is carefully designed and handmade , perfectly reflecting the wearer. Using the highest quality materials available, a Honey Fox Hat will last for many years
Fleurette Aromatherapy Gift Pack
Inspired by natural recipes and self-care traditions passed down through generations, the Fleurette Aromatherapy collection aims to empower you to find your calm and embrace slow and mindful living. Their range is handmade by a qualified Aromatherapist.
Their bespoke well-being collection includes organic herbal teas, soothing massage oils, relaxing room mists, pure essential oils blends, aromatic bath soaks and more all created using pure essential oils to support recovery from stress related conditions and help ease nervous tension. Find your calm. A well-rested body produces a beautiful mind.
Julia Paris Designs Jewellery
Julia Paris is an independent artisan jewellery designer and metalsmith passionate about the process of creating stunning statement jewellery that emanates a quiet luxury, refinement and personal touch. Creating one of a kind and small-batch production locally in her Shellharbour based studio ensures a direct supply chain to the customer along with a mindful and exclusive experience. Gemstones are sourced as ethically as possible and are complimented with high-quality materials and sustainable processes featuring sterling silver and 14K gold.

All Australian Made Gifts for the Home

DM Pottery Ceramic Flannel Flower Range
Denise McDonald from DM Pottery hand makes ceramic tableware that brings together a celebration of our unique Australian flora with a love of heritage motifs and rich glazes she has developed herself. This fusion results in pieces that have a contemporary design with a hint of nostalgia. Denise is best known for her Flannel Flower Range which features a relief pattern sourced from a 100 year old window glass. She has learnt her craft from the roots up over more than 2 decades and brings beauty and functionality to your table. DM Pottery makes art for everyday living.
Time in Timber Clock
Time in Timber create handcrafted contemporary styled timber clocks crafted from carefully selected specialty timbers sourced from sustainable certified managed forests.
The finished timber is treated with a unique wax oil combination and fitted with quartz movements manufactured in the USA.
SmartAlex Textiles Hand Screen Printed Linen Napkins
SmartAlex Textiles is a textile designer who hand screen-prints her own designs onto natural fibres that she makes into a range of homewares and accessories. From pure linen tableware, to cushions, zip top pouches, scarves, bags and more, her fully hand-crafted products appeal to those who appreciate unique and original designs. Her emphasis is on quality and her products are made to last. Cyanotype original artworks have now been added to her range incorporating Australian botanicals, that beautifully compliment her products. Here you will find something simply irresistible to take home or that special gift for that special someone.

For more fabulous Australian Handmade products from makers that regularly attend our markets, be sure to browse our online directory.