Saturday, 27 November 2010

Homeworks at The Salusbury Farmers Market

Tangled snowflake by Timea Sido
In our tireless quest to provide you with as many Christmas shopping opportunities as possible, Homeworks will be running a craft market at the Salusbury Farmers’ Market on Sunday 5 and Sunday 12 December.
Participating designers to be announced soon, enjoy the snow this weekend.

Friday, 26 November 2010

Last Day...

The Homeworks Christmas Bazaar is in full swing and will be at 20th Century Theatre until 9pm tonight. Get yourself down there for Christmas shopping bargains, delicious cakes and a glass of free fizz...

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Homeworks Christmas Bazaar starts today

greetings cards by Petra Boase
The Homeworks Christmas Bazaar is now on for two days only at:
Thursday 25 November 2-9pm
Friday 26 November 10-9pm
Complimentary fizz from 7pm each evening. Cakes all day!

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Sale Preview Seven - For Children

Beautifully soft and cosy children’s nightwear inspired by classic english styles and prints by Sogoodnight:

Hand block printed indian cotton quilts, pyjamas, dresses, skirts and more from Handworks:

Handmade recycled wool clothes for children embellished with crochet details by Smith and Coates:

Vintage inspired children’s clothes from Christa Davis:

Sale Preview Six - Interiors

Stoneware dish by Jacqui Ramrayka.
Rooster collage by Nancy Batty. Nancy will also be selling her new range of printed bags, cards and cushions at the sale.

Screen printed cushion by Thornback and Peel:

Delicate contemporary ceramic bowls and decorations by Timea Sido:

Ceramics and jewellery by Homespun & Vintage. Sam will also be selling her mix of vintage and contemporary finds at The Kensal Flea which is on Saturday 27 at the Paradise on Chamberlayne Road.

Vintage Christmas decorations by Dorothy and Lorna:

And last but not least, add a touch of fabulousness to your shopping with this witty print from Samantha Morris:

Sale Preview Part Five - Stocking Fillers

Yes, another preview this morning and we still have another two to go tomorrow. This morning’s preview is all about stocking fillers for young and old:

Make your own lip balm kits from The Homemade Company will keep young girls occupied for hours and Fiona Bailey’s knitting kits come with clear and easy to follow instructions, one ball of Rowan Cocoon yarn and a pair of 6.5mm needles:

Japanese paper balloons from Petra Boase fold flat and can be blown up and reused over and over again. We like using them in groups to make a cute animal mobile as above.

Treat yourself to a ‘keep glam’ mug from Samantha Morris and a screen printed linen shoulder bag from Bird In The Hand.
Try and get some help with the washing up on Christmas day with Twisted Twee’s Pocket Money tea towel:

Kid’s bracelets from Moomu.

Magical horse toy sewing kit from Sparrowkids (Charlotte will also be running sewing workshops at the sale) and stylish scarab beetle wall stickers for the budding entomologist from Lou Rota.

Baby bootees made from recycled wool from Smith and Coates and abc colouring books from Mrs Booth:

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Sale Preview Part Four - Fashion & Accessories

Knitwear for men, women and children by Jo Gordon. Cosy felted slippers by Folk at Home. Folk at Home pride themselves on producing functional goods, made by hand, with care to last.

Scarves by Annie Neill.

Screen printed tote by Moomu.
Silk scarves and accessories by Somerville Scarves.

Sale Preview Part Three - Jewellery & Pampering

Caroline Watson will be back again this year with her timeless and romantic silver jewellery. From her workshop in London, Caroline creates pieces inspired by the natural world. Her pieces can be worn individually as charms or styled together.
Her work is represented in galleries and shops throughout the United Kingdom and online.

Sonia Shakerley sources natural gems and stones from around the world to create unique pieces. She will be showing a wide range of her work at Homeworks including earrings, necklaces, anklets, bracelet and also children’s jewellery.

The Homemade Company want to bring back the simplicity, joy and sheer fun of making things at home, things that are made with love and full of goodness. All the kits are made up in the UK and The Homemade Company pride themselves on using simple packaging with a low environmental impact.
Celia Worster will be offering on the spot massage again this year and her bespoke hand blended oils and creams for men and women.

Monday, 22 November 2010

Sale Preview Part Two - Interiors

We have many returning designers at this year’s sale, including Homeworks team members Lou and Fiona. Incredibly, as well as spending the last few months organising all our Christmas sales with the rest of the Homeworks team, they have also found the time to design and produce these new pieces for Christmas:

Knitted lampshades by Fiona Bailey. Red Rose and Green Bug Sets by Lou Rota. Also back for a second year is Janey Whitehorn with her beautiful hand marbled lampshades and accessories:

This year we are welcoming Charlotte Clemence for the first time. Her love is taking tired vintage pieces and transforming them into luxury one off designs. Charlotte is also happy to take commissions:

Boudoir chair in Missoni fabric by Charlotte Clemence.

Sunday, 21 November 2010

Sale Preview Part One - For Men

We thought we would start with one of the trickiest areas of Christmas shopping - what to buy for the men in your life? We have a few suggestions from our Homeworks stallholders which should provide some inspiration:

Cashmere football scarves by Savile Rogue (get there early, these were selling out fast last year) and silk scarves by Somerville Scarves. Limited edition print by Outline Editions.