Makers Market at ADC, 2018

2019 Craft Calendar

We have rounded up the major craft events happening in Sydney and beyond in 2019. Get your pens out so you can mark these dates in your diary now!

 

 

10 -12 February: A scholar’s feast: Old and New 
Korean Cultural Centre Australia 
In conjunction with the exhibition, the Korean Cultural Centre is hosting a series of craft workshops at the Australian Design Centre for participants to experience old and new Korean craft. Workshops include: Korean leather workshop: Tea coaster makingKorean Jogakbo workshop: Runner making and Korean weaving workshop: Bokjori(lucky bag) making.

 

14 - 16 February: Sydney Stitches and Craft Show

ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour

Trade event: Craft supplies, services, patterns, designs, kits, books and tools/machines.

 

9 March: ADC Makers Market

Australian Design Centre, 101-115 William Street, Darlinghurst
Handmade, designed and collectible pieces including textiles, jewellery, ceramics and homewares.

 

12 – 23 April: Sydney Royal Easter Show

Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park
Features the biggest Arts & Crafts competition in Australia.

 

3 – 5 May: Finders Keepers Sydney

The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve, Hickson Road, Barangaroo

The Finders Keepers markets features over 200 independent art and design stalls

 

7 – 9 June: Sydney Timber and Working with Wood Show

Rosehill Racecourse

Premier event for woodworking.

 

19 – 23 June: Craft and Quilt Fair and Sydney Quilt Show

ICC SYDNEY, Exhibition Centre, Darling Harbour, Halls 5 & 6

Shopping, workshops, displays.

 

12 – 14 July: Knitters Guild NSW Camp Conference

Newcastle

Planning is underway for a camp conference in Newcastle.

 

12/3 – 15 September: Quilt NSW Annual Retreat

Kurri Kurri

Planning is underway for the Quilt NSW Annual Retreat in Kurri Kurri.

 

11 – 20 October: Sydney Craft Week

Venues around Sydney 
This ten-day festival celebrates the beauty of the hand-made and the pleasure of making.

 

October: Artisans in the Gardens

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Artworks inspired by nature.

 

October: FibreFest

NSW

Two day festival plus workshops.

 

6 – 8 December: Finders Keepers Sydney

The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve, Hickson Road, Barangaroo

The Finders Keepers markets features over 200 independent art and design stalls

 

 

 

Image: ADC Makers Market, October 2018. Photo: Rhiannon Hopley