Mingus out of Melbourne make a wide range of eco-friendly women’s bags and accessories, displayed is the Antelopes Purse. via australianedge
Come and see the latest in fairtrade fashion and sportsgear, then wander through our vibrant art and crafts market. Indulge in a fairtrade chocolate fondue party and enjoy the sights and sounds of Melbourne’s own drummers, fire-twirlers and live performers. 12pm – 9pm on Friday 15th May 2009.
A live workshop, studio, performance space and installation: Chicks On Speed combine cutting edge technology with contemporary craft.
A conference and workshop program that addresses contemporary Indigenous craft and design practice. Presented by The Australian National University, Craft Australia and the National Museum of Australia
Bourke St Mall, Melbourne CBD, Monday December 8th. The Craft Cartel will also be handing out an alternative gift buying guide, with plenty of ideas for christmas gifts that don’t cost the planet or our communities.
We are looking for more crafters, designers, makers and handmade retailers to join us on the street to spread the message of buying handmade. We encourage people to bring examples of your work and promotional material to spread to people on the streets. More info here.
In the loop have an interview with Kelley Sheenan who has just released Peppermint Magazine featuring fresh green fashion. The good news is the first edition is free. Kelly has given a big list of aussie fashion designers and retailers working with sustainable textiles which we then stole to publish here…
labels: gorman, bird textiles, skin and threads, bassike, darling clementine, elsom, heidi and seek, mother maria, kara, money penny, thea&sami, rebecca ward; shops: green precinct, bliss ecowear, i like you, bird girl, ecogirl, madeit, leeloo, georgielove ; blogs: indie, meetmeatmikes, and a tv show Alter Eco