Welcome to Felt, New Zealand's online
marketplace for handmade goods.
Whether you're shopping for quality handcrafted goods or looking to sell your creations, this is the place for you. Join now – it's fast, easy and free!
Self-taught makers and artists Logan de Ridder and Mirielle Maxwell of Aotearoa Gems were both born in Northland, and now call South Westland home. They have been working New Zealand gemstones for the past fifteen years and have a life-long passion for them.
Fabric-a-Brac, 9am–12.30pm, Saturday 23 August, Auckland
Auckland makers, crafters and stashers, start saving your pennies for your next fabric stash augmentation! Fabric-a-brac wants fabric out of the closet and in your hot little hands. Pick up fabulous vintage, modern and just plain unusual fabric at bargain prices and help someone else clear their sewing cupboard. Supporting Mercy Hospice.
Woodend Art and Craft Expo, 10.30am–4pm, Sunday 31 August, Woodend
The Canterbury town of Woodend will be the place to be on 31 August for local makers who'd like to learn new skills. Experience a wide variety of craft activities for yourself via their innovative 30 minute “speedcraft” classes - who knows, you might just meet your perfect new craft!
Christchurch The Transitional City Part IV
Edited by Barnaby Bennett, Irene Boles and Eugenio Boidi · Reviewed by Jo Drysdall
In the wake of the Christchurch quakes many books have been published about the destruction, the losses and the humbling human response in the days that followed each set of shakes. This work captures something else: the artistic, political and social response of Christchurch
If you're a maker, make your online presence Felt! Find out more about selling on Felt.
Until 30 September. Daily 10am - 3pm at Bulls Museum, 81 High Street, Bulls. A history of New Zealand knitting; at home, on sale and at war. Admission by donation.
Until 28 July 2015. Daily 10am - 4.30pm at Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga O Waikato, 1 Grantham Street, Hamilton. Weaving legacies of Dame Rangimarie Hetet and Diggeress Te Kanawa. Admission free, koha welcome.
MARKETS & EVENTS
Saturday 23 August
9am–12.30pm at Freemans Bay Community Hall, 52 Hepburn Street, Freemans Bay. Connecting community treasure troves of fabric and notions to craft and sewing enthusiasts, and supporting Mercy Hospice. Admission free.
10am–3pm at CPIT Students' Association building, Madras Street. Lots of local art and design favourites plus food, coffee and music. Admission free.
Sunday 31 August
10.30am–4pm at the Woodend Community Centre, School Road. Experience a wide variety of craft activities via 30 minute “speedcraft” taster classes. Admission $4 per class or three classes for $10.
Saturday 6 September
9am–12pm at Alfriston Community Hall, 300 Mill Rd, Alfriston (beside Alfriston School). Warming winter handcrafts for home and family, preserves and plants. Admission free.
Saturday 13 September
9am–1pm at 3 Baxter Street, Warkworth. A real country market featuring amazing Felt sellers, local talent and products. Admission free.
Saturday 20 September
9.30am–1.30pm at Berhampore School, 105 Britomart Street, Berhampore. Stunning selection of vintage, retro and upcycled craft. Cast your vote at the polling booth too! Eftpos available. Admission free.