Craft-in demonstration promoting hand made gifts

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.

Fashion for a better looking world

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