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!
Jane and Mario of Ironweed produce handmade Kiwiana garden art from recycled steel in their home workshop in beautiful Little River on Banks Peninsula. Jane is a qualified designer and sculptor and Mario is a certified welder. Together they have combined their respective skills to produce a range of designs influenced by their Kiwi colonial backgrounds.
Bambino Encraftment, 10am–3pm, Saturday 7 December, Christchurch
This Saturday Bambino Encraftment will be showcasing over 40 stalls of gorgeous handmade items for babies and children. There'll be clothing, accessories, dress ups, toys, sweet treats and more, as well as live music from Petite Music Box.
You just know Felt is the place to shop for the crafty folk on your Christmas gift list – it's a crafter's natural habitat!
Reclaiming Style: using salvaged materials to create an elegant home
By Maria Speake and Adam Hills · Reviewed by Jo Drysdall
The title and cover of Reclaiming Style are promising: a clever storage space is finished with panels of reclaimed weatherboard, their timeworn surfaces creating a characterful finish and promising, with the superimposed text, a treasure-trove of ideas for outfitting your home in repurposed goodness.
If you're a maker, make your online presence Felt! Find out more about selling on Felt.
TUESDAY 10 DECEMBER
5.30–10.30pm at Te Manawa, 326 Main St, Palmerston North. Artists, crafters, gourmet food producers and local businesses. A Christmas shopping extravaganza set in a magical Christmas environment. Admission $5.
THURSDAY 12 DECEMBER
• Twilight Christmas Market CAN
4–8pm at Langdale Vineyard Restaurant, 161 Langdales Rd, West Melton. Crafts, food, wine and treasures. Admission free.
SATURDAY 14, SUNDAY 15 DECEMBER
• Christmas Encraftment CHC
10am–3pm in Cathedral Square. Give Santa and his elves a run for their money. Over 70 stalls of handmade goodness! Admission free.
SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER
• Tamahere Country Market WAI
8.30am–1pm at St Stephens Church, Tamahere. An open air market featuring local produce and locally made products. Admission free.
• Crafternoon Tea AKL
10am–3pm at 400 New North Road, Kingsland. With more than 42 stall holders monthly, Crafternoon Tea is the place to be. Last market of the year, 30 goodie bags for first arrivals at 10am! Admission free.
• Papakura Homemade Market AKL
9am–12pm at Pahurehure Shopping Centre, Corner of Elliot Street and Rushgreen Ave. A morning market supporting local artists and craftspeople. Free parking. Admission free.
DAILY UNTIL 24 DECEMBER
10am–4pm at 14 Hastings Street, Napier. Running daily for three weeks with more than 20 indie craft makers and designers. Admission free.