All posts tagged: craft

Kidchella & Summer Nights

Dust off your fringed crops and denim cut offs! An internationally-inspired, Summer music and crafts festival is coming to Melbourne’s West and you don’t need to camp out for tickets or drive to the desert. Designed for both the young and young at heart, and for the first time ever, Highpoint Shopping Centre is hosting Kidchella from Monday 21 – Friday 25 January, followed by Summer Nights from Friday 1 – Sunday 3 February 2019. Highpoint’s youngest partygoers are invited to Kidchella, commencing on Monday 21 January. One for the school holidays’ bucket list, Kidchella will include hands-on craft activities where little ones can create their very own flower crown, tote bag, dream catcher or bracelet. The event week will end with a big finale, where kids can hit the dancefloor at the ultimate silent disco on Friday 25 January. An Instagrammer’s heaven, Summer Nights will be headlined by a Coachella-inspired labyrinth and walkthrough cactus garden, alongside tent-shaped dressing rooms for Festival Makeovers by Mecca Maxima. In addition to the Instagram-worthy photo moments, festivalgoers can get involved in ‘crafternoons’ to create their very own beaded …

Finders Keepers Market

The Finders Keepers market returns to the Royal Exhibition Building this weekend, bringing together the best local and national craft makers and designers. Starting on Friday (yes, the public holiday) and running through until Sunday, the markets are the perfect spot to start your Christmas shopping early. On top of the usual stalls, there’ll also be live music, cafe, food trucks, a bar. Etsy lovers, this is the dream. When: 2-4th October 2015.  6-10pm on Friday, 10am-6pm on Saturday, and 10am-4pm on Saturday. Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Visit the website here.

A Crafty Idea

Mingle with other craft-patch kids at Thread Den’s Annual Craft Party. As part of the Craft Cubed Festival, this 3 hour session will teach you the basics of knitting, screen printing and crochet. Bring a small plate of tasty nibbles, or baked goods to share between craft stations. When: Friday August 14th, 6pm – 9pm. Where: Collingwood Cost: $35 Find out more here