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Dollmaker Claire Leblond is the maker behind the range of quirky, unique cloth dolls she fondly calls “Susie Dolls”, after her sister Sue. Each doll is one of a kind, made out of a combination of soft cotton, vintage embroidery and upcycled fabrics, and Claire also breathes new life into vintage dolls clothes. She works out of a slightly chaotic studio in her home in Birkenhead, Auckland, with a dog at her feet, music blaring, copious amounts of coffee, and two…
Stash reHash, 11am–2pm}, Sunday 4 May,Christchurch
Calling Christchurch crafters and fabric hoarders: Stash reHash, the craft and materials market supporting people affected by arthritis, is back in Christchurch for another fabulous fabric sale on Sunday 4 May.
Plunket Newtown/Mt Cook Fabric Auction, 7.30pm–8.30pm, Sunday 4 May, Wellington
Mark this in your calendars, Wellington - the good folk of the Newtown/Mount Cook Plunket are about to hold their sixth annual fabric auction. This year they have a fantastic collection of beautiful fabrics generously donated by Wellington designers, upholsterers and retailers.
With Bold Needle & Thread: 1920 - 1960. Vintage Needlework from the Rosemary McLeod Collection
At the Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga O Waikato 15 March - 15 June 2014 · Reviewed by Jo Drysdall
Wellington-based writer Rosemary McLeod is probably recognised by most as a columnist and commentator, but she is also well known in the maker movement as a knowledgable speaker about - and collector of - domestic handcrafted items. From pinnies to rag rugs, toys to tea cozies, McLeod rescues and values them all, both for the painstaking work they embody and the stories they tell about women's lives.
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SATURDAY 3 MAY
• Alfriston Country Market AKL
9am–12pm at the Community Hall, beside Alfriston School, cnr Mill/Alfriston Roads, Manurewa. Beautiful hand crafted items for home and family, alongside coffee and delicious home cooked morning tea. Admission free.
SUNDAY 4 MAY
• Stash reHash CHC
11am–2pm at the Blind Foundation Hall, 96 Bristol Street, St Albans. A craft and materials market with a difference, supporting people affected by arthritis. Admission Free.
7.30pm–8.30pm at Inhabit Design, 23 Adelaide Road, Mt Cook. Auctioning gorgeous fabrics donated by some of Wellington's top designers, upholsters and retailers! Every dollar raised supports local families. Admission $2.
SATURDAY 10 MAY
• Autumn Woolfest AKL
10am–4pm at Shed 2, Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Lebanon Lane, Henderson. Wool and fibre craft products from all over New Zealand, demonstrations and a café for refuelling. Come along, stock up your stash and learn about knitting, crochet, spinning, lace making, weaving, and felting. Admission free.
SATURDAY 17 MAY
• Crafternoon Tea AKL
10am–2pm at 400 New North Road, Kingsland. Home to some of Auckland's best crafters. Everything handmade with love. Admission free.