Featured Seller: Needle & I

A desire to produce timeless, quality children’s products lies behind the work of Lauren Butler of Needle and I. “I like the idea that less is more where kids are concerned, that it’s not about buying something new every week, but investing where you are able in well-made, considered goods which spark children’s imaginations and will last a long time….”

Featured Seller: Lampwork

Bobbie Pene of Lampwork has been creative since an early age, dabbling in various arts and crafts, including basic jewellery design. As a registered nurse working in a senior role, Bobbie finds that making glass beads is a meditative process that takes her mind away from everyday stressors. She sells her beads and completed jewellery online and in selected New Zealand galleries.

Crafting on the North Shore: The Devonport Craft Market

Devonport Craft Market, 10am–3pm Sunday 7 April, Auckland

What better thing to do on a lazy Sunday in Auckland than go to the Devonport Craft Market? This well-established North Shore market is well known for its modern, original, local handmade goods and quality vintage items. Head on down to check out the bright array of gifts, wonderful things for your home, kids’ clothes and toys, garden goods, jewellery, art, fashion, stationery, ceramics, vintage finds and lots more.

A spot of Crafternoon Tea in Auckland

Crafternoon Tea, Saturday 16 February, Kingsland, Auckland

Fancy a spot of Crafternoon Tea? This weekend you can check out one of Auckland’s funkiest craft events in the upbeat suburb of Kingsland. There’s a huge range of Felt sellers turning up for Tea so we’re sure it’ll be a fantastic event. Head along to the Trinity Methodist Church Hall on Saturday – that’s on the corner of Sandringham and New North Roads in crafty Kingsland, Auckland City.

Crafternoon Tea, Saturday 20 October, Auckland

Crafternoon Tea, 10am–2pm Saturday 20 October, AucklandCrafternoon Tea, 10am–2pm Saturday 20 October, Auckland

Crafternoon Tea’s third birthday kicks off at 10am on Saturday 20 October in crafty Kingsland, Auckland City, and what a fabulous line up of talented stallholders are in store for you to get your Christmas shopping started early! Head along to the Trinity Methodist Church Hall on the corner of Sandringham and New North Roads to check out a veritable who’s who of local crafty talent, including Odd One Out, Ella Quaint, Zippitydoodah, Shelley D, The Little White Box and many more.

Featured Seller: DUDO Design

DUDO Design is a collaboration between Duke and Don. The duo met whilst both were majoring in design at Elam School of Fine Arts and, two years after graduating, they founded their own art and design studio in Auckland. Their surroundings and shared interest in New Zealand culture are brightly reflected in their growing range of vibrant and often quirky designs.