Simon and Kate Peterson are a husband and wife maker duo located in the ever-beautiful and sunny Hawkes Bay. Their brand Peterson Woodcraft is all about hand crafted wooden traditional toys with a modern twist. In their spare time they moonlight as parents to four … Read more »
Beautiful and useful: how a wooden spoon becomes an object of desire
Peter Coulter of Reclectica is an ex dentist, ex signwriter, now furniture maker and spoon carver. Peter has long had a fascination for green woodworking, but it wasn’t until a tree fell across his driveway that he took up spoon carving.
Coffee-fuelled late nights, an off-beat sense of humour and a talent for spreading joy are the driving forces behind Andy Heyward’s diverse Fat Spatula range of quirky art and novelty products.
The one and only Haumoana Market Day is coming up once again in Memorial Park, Haumoana. This lively market is one of the biggest family events in the Hawke’s Bay calendar, with a great range of stalls including art and crafts, clothing and unique gifts.
It’s a bumper weekend of craft this weekend, and Hawkes Bay residents are in for a treat. This year the Bay’s own Fruit Bowl Craft Jam presents an extravaganza of contemporary craft and design, with the Starry, Starry Craft market on Saturday night, continuing on Sunday morning with The Morning (Cr)After.
14 and 15 June sees the return of the Made-it-Here crew with a Mid-Winter Warm-Up Craft Market at Asher Hall in Napier. Rumour has it there’ll be complimentary hot chocolate and cake, so don’t miss out…
Handmade is a highlight in Havelock North, with the double delight of two crafty markets on the first Saturday of every month. With both the Havelock Handmade Market and the Craft and Design Market to tempt you, make sure your morning is free for this Hawkes Bay market-fest!
Fruit Bowl Craft Jam is the place to be in the Hawke’s Bay this weekend. This colourful makers’ market, brought to you by Coco and Co, is back once again to continue its mission growing and harvesting the best of Hawke’s Bay craft.
This year Craft Jam explodes with more than 60 stalls, as well as the inaugural Jam Bake-Off (Sunday only), face painting, storytelling, Christmas carols, fire breathers, contortionists, trick ponies, guest appearances by celebrities, juggling Siamese twins and knitting walruses. They said it so it must be true!
Hailing from the lovely Hawke’s Bay, Ellen Hamlin grew up crafting and will try her hand at most things, but harbours a particular passion for crochet. Her love of vintage, handmade and retro styles (“all smooshed together”) inspired her to pick up a crochet hook upon discovering that she was not alone in her tastes and “granny chic” was officially on the rise. And so emerged Alexandra Mackenzie.
Hawke’s Bay’s Coulter & Coulter, otherwise known as Nicola and Peter Coulter, are a family team that work together from their kitchen table producing beautiful hand block printed organic textiles. Over time the business has grown to include more vintage textiles and wool blankets that can be printed and used to produce beautiful items for the home.