Offering wonderful wares, make’n’takes and heaps of free demonstrations – you’ll be sure to grab a bargain, find that elusive perfect accessory, source another “must-have” item and find the perfect gift… there’s everything from the latest innovations, machines, fabrics, gadgets and notions to home-made wares: exquisite and elegant to proudly quirky and unique!
Machines, makers and every sort of DIY supply!
Here’s our 2023 traders:
ALL THINGS QUILTING & PATCHING
The home of jelly roll heaven! and the latest fabrics and pre-cuts, designer patterns and craft supplies. Moda pre-cut fabrics including Jelly Rolls, Layer cakes, Charm Squares, Fat Quarter Bundles & Sweet Rolls.
The Australian specialists in sashiko embroidery, boro stitching, contemporary Japanese fabric, Japanese quilting, and craft accessories. One of Australia’s biggest suppliers of pre-printed Sashiko panels and Sashiko Threads. We’ll be holding Sashiko and Boro Workshops to share our passion of these beautiful crafts at the event.
100% Cottons,May Gibbs, Kaffe Fassett, Tula Pink, Australian Indigenous Artists Gloria Doolan, Tamara Murray May, Colleen Wallace, Roseanne Morton plus many more – an extensive range of Australiana themed fabrics, with Flora, Fauna and Wildlife awaits you!
One of the largest stockists of patchwork fabrics, quilting and sewing supplies in the Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast Region, this wonderful shop has a fun, welcoming atmosphere. Owned and run by a keen patch worker, Ann has a wealth of knowledge and passion to share with customers.
Gympie Patchwork carries a remarkable range of quality 100% cotton fabrics, as well as stocking batting and every sewing necessity you could possibly need.
Salvaging valuable fabric remnants from the fashion manufacturing industry and making them available for creative re-use. Our goal of zero waste means that no textiles end up in landfill. We will have mixed bundles, oversize charm packs, lucky dip and fabric pieces of various sizes available in quilting cotton, linen, and cotton poplin. Perfect for scrappy quilting, and small projects – just add your imagination!
With the largest range of machine embroidery products, sewing machines, embroidery, books and a wonderland of treasures ranging from sewing and quilting machines to fabrics, patterns, books, kits, buttons and bows, Patchwork on Pallas is a place to which you can escape and be inspired.
The POP crew will be doing sewing, embroidery and quilting demonstrations on the stand as well as AccuQuilt demonstrations. They’ll have discounted fabric and embroidery machine designs as well as a full array of the latest patchwork and quilting tools available. We’ll also have the latest colours in the amazing Olisso irons. (Our irons with their own high heels!)
This unique range of hand-dyed silk and embroidery threads and silk ribbons, specialty threads and fabrics provides a diversity of materials for collage work, hand stitching, crazy quilting, mixed media work, ribbon embroidery and felting.
Offers a wide range of products for every papercrafting project, with papers, inks, embellishments, and project kits in coordinating colors and designs for cardmaking, scrapbooking, papercraft & papercrafting products
This scrapbooking store on the Sunshine Coast that has it all. Great prices, large range, expert advice and the friendliest service. At Daisy’s we pride ourselves on creating a homely atmosphere with a huge range of products and classes to suit every taste and budget.
Formerly Blockopedia, Denim Blue offers an exciting and eclectic mix of wooden printing blocks, rustic upcycled bird houses, artisan fabrics and ceramics – make sure you check out the Make’n’Take Block Printing, enquire with Denise at the stall.
Offering a wide range of arts and craft supplies, eg paint, pastels, pencils, cardstock, dies, stamps, stencils, flowers, mediums, glues and paints, pencils, mediums and more!
Nellsbelles Designs specialises in all things hand embroidery. Our stand offers original unique hand embroidery patterns, embroidery kits, fabrics, threads, stitching supplies and mini wooden kits. We offer Mimi kits and designs for any project.
WOOLS, YARNS – From fLEECE TO FINISH!
A boutique mini fibre mill, specialising in truly beautiful and unique yarns. “We love the look of hand spun yarn with its undulations and nuances, so we have set about creating mill spun yarn from hand dyed fibre that embraces this traditional concept, with every skein unique. Some of our products are fulled singles with a thick and thin look, some are plied and others are just crazy, gorgeous art yarn waiting to be snatched up and knitted. All of our yarns can be used for knitting, crocheting, weaving or textile art and our fibre products such as rovings or batts can be felted or hand spun.”
Robyn designs hand-embroidery patterns and makes her own collection of hand-dyed embroidery threads. Her patterns are available as stitchery projects in kit form. Her exclusive work is much sought after.
Specialises in handmade ergonomic and wand crochet hooks, all made out of Australian and overseas exotic timbers. Because they aren’t mass produced, each one is unique. Comfortable to use and and great for people with arthritis or hand problems. Custom orders are also welcome.
A range of simply stunning hand dyed, woven scarves and runners. Steve’s wool is hand-dyed using leaves, avocado seed or other fibres. Meet the maker Steve at this stall, he will be bringing along his loom where you can watch him in action, creating, weaving and demonstrating.
Quality handmade quilts, gifts, pin cushions and toys, Sue is the master of the handcrafted, with a range of items perfect for Christmas – make sure you peruse and choose!
Oakmoore Designs explores the mindful and contemplative art of ‘Slow stitching’ with textiles and thread. Using natural fibres and dyes, Vicki take inspiration from long held traditions of needle work and the recycling of vintage textiles to rediscover the simple joy of making and mending. She calls it ‘First aid for the soul’.
Spotpack Heat Packs
Handmade Spotpack lupin seed heat packs hit the spot for instant relief from muscle aches and arthritis. Our heat packs are sure to take those aches away. With removable covers and special filling, they are designed to last.
Unique handbuilt pottery pieces reminiscent of ancient times but functional for today’s lifestyle – serving dishes, platters, bowls, delightful decor
At Zenzero Design we’re all about creating quality handmade textiles that will enhance your life. Our products are thoughtfully designed and made using high quality and locally sourced materials. We are all about recycling, reusing and repurposing materials wherever we can.
Come and checkout Karen’s unique range of zip purses, needle books, vintage pin pots, baskets, mosaic buckles, leather belts and more!
Don’t forget the traders outside, surrounding the Pavilion, who are part of the Heritage Makers Fair! While their focus in on demonstrating their heritage skill, they will have a fine selection of their handcrafted, forged, woven, stitched wares for sale. Support our artisan makers community!
Nature’s most potent and purest essential oils. These home and personal care products, infused with pleasant, spicy aromas, offer a powerful natural alternative to harmful chemicals. DIY and MYO (make your own) classes at the stall.
DIY & MYO (Make your own) Roller Blends & Natural All Purpose Sprays on the stall.
Have a chat to the girls attheir stall, and find out more and, importantly, how you can safeguard yourself…it’s all about YOU!
COMMUNITY – MADE WITH LOVE
Little Haven Palliative Care – tirelessly working year-round, the team offers a huge collection of sewn, crocheted and knitted treasures to comfort people suffering cancer.
Take home a treasure from their onsite stall, all profits benefit Little Haven Palliative Care.
In 2002, Robin Wilkins invited a group of ladies to make quilts for seriously ill children under the banner of Project Linus. The group, later known as Robin’s Roses, have been supplying the Royal Children’s Hospital (now Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital) in Brisbane and Gympie Hospital’s Chemotherapy Ward ever since.
More than 20 years later, Robin’s Roses have made and donated over 11,000 quilts, providing love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children and adults who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need.
these talented ladies not only work tirelessly and selflessly in supporting, befriending and caring for others, they design, create and handcraft beautiful wares – come and see them at their stall and take part in their Make’n’Take workshops. Details posted in the lead-up to the event.