Southampton Community Craft Fair –

Confirmed Stall Holders for 3rd November Event are ( please click on images to be taken to their online shop, website or facebook page):

Arts and Upcycling

Artees

Local artist Teresa Booth creates a wide range of beautiful sculptures and homewares using wire, wood, papier mache and fabrics. Her sculptures of people are suitable for outside use and are absolutely beautiful.

Crafts Revival

Local crafter Clare is an inspired recycling and upcycling artist. She’s offering a workshop style taster session on Saturday, where you’ll be going away with a beautiful creation of your own, using materials you wouldn’t necessairly consider beautiful…..

She also revives ancient crafts, so look out for her beautiful dorset buttons!

Happy Thoughts – Cushions and Retro Upcyling

Leeanne creates beautiful cushions from often recycled fabrics on her Nan’s old singer sewing machine. The majority of her pieces are unique and cannot be repeated. She designs the majority of her creations herself and the finished pieces are bright, fresh and would add a modern twist to your decor.

Fabrics and Mixed Media

Mrs BadCrumble

Sue creates beautiful homewares and bunting from remnant and scrap materials. She specialises in applique and patchwork and has a wide range of designs for you to choose from. She’s also created some trendy coin purses that many a teen would appreciate as a stocking filler!

Raggy Rooz

Raggy Roos is  described by owners Kelly Shaw and Natalie Compton as their love/brainchild. They make a wide range of lovely items from sock monkeys to earrings. Their photo album on facebook is well worth a browse!

Gifts with Elegance

Julia creates a wide range of gifts from little cross stitched pictures, to dolls. She also stocks handmade soaps, cards and has some sweet little Christmas decorations.

Vikki Gough – Handpainted T Shirts and Cards

Vikki creates t-shirts and cards from her own original artwork. Unfortunately we don’t have an internet address for her so can’t share her work with you….. so why not come and have a look instead!

Knitting and Crochet

Bits and Bobs Crafts

Bev creates a wide range of knitted and crocheted accessories, often from surplus or upcycled materials. From homewares to hair accessories, you can find them on the Bits and Bobs stall… and commissions are always welcome, so if you can’t see what you like, then please ask!

Tuzuka Knitting Design

A prolific and talented knitter, Christina makes a wide range of lovely baby clothes, little toys and accessories. Her work can also be found at Between Dreams and Eastleigh Museum… both well worth a visit.

Cakes and Cake Decorations

Little Penguin Creations

As featured in yesterday’s post, Amy will be offering cake decorating workshops at Saturday’s fair mmm!

Ngina’s Cakes

Will be the main feature of the coffee shop this weekend again…… amazing to think that this talented young lady is only 16!

PaperCrafts and Cards

Frances Heather – PaperCrafts

Frances is a multi-talented lady, producing beautiful cards and paper craft objects, embroidered bags, paintings and jewellery. She’ll be sharing her papercrafting skills with us on Saturday on her first visit to the fair. Frances also runs a local mental health project, Creative Options, which I’m really pleased to be involved with as a casual crochet tutor.

Jewellery and Beading

Silk Dreamings

Cara is a local recycling artist and creates a wide range of beautiful makes from plastics and paper, Her brooches are fun, bright and quirky. She sells in a variety of outlets across the UK and Australia, which she finds on her walking / public transport trips around both countries.

Taylor Made Jewellery

Local lady Sam makes a wide range of beaded jewellery for all the family using a mixture of beads, pendants and charms. She also creates pretty woollen brooches.

Pandora Style Jewellery

The profits from Kirstie’s jewellery go to support 4 charities: Down to Earth Farm, Birdline, DEBRA and Little Prickles Hedgehog Rescue. Kirstie is a talented metal smith and designs and makes a wide range of jewellery for people and animals which can be personalised too!

As well as donating money, Kirstie is also very hands on and helps run a craft group at the farm, rescues caged birds and hand rears baby hedgehogs who’ve lost their mum!

Jackie Munden and Sarah Rigby  – Decorative Beading and Jewellery

This is Jackie and Sarah’s first fair so sadly we don’t have any pictures of their work to share with you yet…. another great excuse for coming along!

Hair Accessories

The Rowan Tree

Rowan Crease makes a wide range of competitively priced and beautiful hair accessories. Her facebook page is well worth a visit for a preview of the makes she’ll be bringing along on the day

Children’s Activities

Cake a Moment

Gemma will be providing cakes, icing, sweeties and inspiration for the kids to have a go at decorating their own cupcakes…… and might have a few ready made for Mum and Dad too!

Edona Moore and Sarah Pullinger – Glitter Tattoos and Face Painting

Talented face painter Sarah and make up artist Edona have a wide range of decorations on offer for the kids. Edona also has a range of child friendly make up products too, that are guaranteed to be much better for them to wear than adult brands.

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