Friday, 20 December 2013

Thank you and Merry Christmas

A big thank you to everyone who has taken part in our Homeworks Bazaar this year - the organisers, designers, know who you are.
Also to our customers who share our aim to shop local and direct from the makers - thank you for supporting us and we'll see you all next year. x

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

Our final preview - Sunday 8 December

With just over three weeks until Christmas, this Sunday 8 December is your last chance to snap up some beautiful presents from our ever changing selection of local designers and small businesses.
Unique jewellery, hand made ceramics, ethically sourced homewares, upcycled gifts, quirky kids’ fashion and accessories and much more:

 Samantha Frankel will be selling her hand made porcelain and bone china vessels and bowls:

Annie Neill returns with her colourful lambswool scarves, hats, gloves and socks:

Clutterclutch are back for another year with their ingenious leather clutch bags, designed to hold all your essentials (beautifully of course):

Local ceramicist Joanne Bain brings her hand thrown and glazed stoneware ceramics for using every day:

Sonia Shakerley hand makes jewellery using semi precious stones and all pieces can be customised to order:

Herbal Line’a are back with their organic oils and body lotions:

Tactile Wonderland join us for the first time next Sunday with their range of wall coverings, prints and cards:

Local children’s boutique Scamp Baby Gifts will be selling an impressive collection of babywear, hand made personalised pictures and Christmas decorations and accessories:

Cherry Pie Couture join us for the first time this year with their accessories inspired by the style and glamour of the fifties:

Vanessa Cohen is back again this week with her delicate range of hand made ceramic tableware:

Pookie and Peach will solve all your kids’ Christmas shopping list dilemmas with their range of quirky gifts for even the most difficult to buy for:
Charcoal & Gray are back for another year selling beautiful homeware and accessories made from fabric sourced from around the world:

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Week Two Preview

After the success of our first Christmas Bazaar last Sunday, many of our stallholders are with us again for another week. Here's some of the new and returning makers taking part in our fair this Sunday:

Charlotte Packe designs and produces fabulously unique and distinctive lighting:

Homeworks regular Nancy Batty is back with her collages and prints made from a combination of her own painted textile patterns and vintage wallpaper:

Queens park local Jo Heckett joins us for the first time with her colourful porcelain gifts,
jewellery and magnets: 

Ocabini are back for a second week with contemporary luxury cashmere for everyone:

Samantha Morris is back again this year with her witty and colourful screen prints and stationery:

Jacqui Ramrayka will be showcasing her beautiful thrown porcelain and stoneware vessels:

Newcomers Frank and Bell will be selling their handmade lampshades:

Enelle returns for a third year with her eye catching and delicate jewellery:

Floating Island join us for the first time with beautiful hand made cushions and home accessories:

Hermione Wood returns with hand made felt accessories:

and finally, Homeworks regular Celia Worster keeps us calm and relaxed with her luxurious
hand blended oils and creams:

See you on Sunday! x

Monday, 25 November 2013

Our First Christmas Bazaar

Thanks for coming along to our first Christmas Bazaar yesterday, a great day by all accounts and more next Sunday. Our next preview will be posted later this week, so check back and find out which fabulous stallholders will be with us next Sunday 1 December.
For more pictures, visit our Facebook page:

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Our First Christmas Sale Preview

Not long now until our first Christmas Bazaar on Sunday 24 November. We have many returning stallholders this year and lots of new ones too. Here is a small selection of our stallholders coming along next Sunday. Keep checking back for more previews with more designers and makers over the next few weeks.

One of our Homeworks founders, Lou Rota is set to relaunch with brand new collections early in the New Year. She is having a big stock clear out and her Vintage Plate Art Kits, mugs, trays, platters and jugs will all be at bargain basement prices:

Ocabini is a small design company that create classic cashmere/silk garments with contemporary designs. Their children's range is colourful and cosy, whilst their adult range includes fresh individual prints and classic knits for women and men:

A Queen's Park local, Sasha Kamen makes all her jewellery by hand in her studio: 

Homeworks regular Somerville Scarves return with their trademark silk scarves, cosy hats and accessories:

Twisted Twee have been making and peddling cheerfully sardonic childrenswear and items of practical lunacy since 2003.
All their goods are manufactured and embellished in the UK and they work with people who put sustainability and good working practice at the heart of their business:

Soochi Ltd will be selling kids’ fashion from Bonnie Baby and Little Duckling:

Simone Selaib-Salandini will be selling the collections she supplies to galleries and her more funky street wear collections made of semi-precious stones:

Savile Rogue return with their unique cashmere football scarves and accessories:

Clara Francis is a bead weaver - each piece is made using Japanese glass seed beads sewn by hand one bead at a time. They are little pieces of art you can wear and keep forever:

Christa Davis returns with her distinctive and beautiful clothes for adults and kids, made by blending up-cycled cashmere and silks and vintage fabric:

Nicole from Barefoot Books will have a selection of christmas books and activity kits for children, perfect presents and stocking fillers:

Isolyn will be selling a selection of colourful felted wool bags & purses, slippers and brooches:

The winter chill is coming and Alpaca Pie is spinning more beautiful knitwear and accessories to keep your little ones and you toasty and warm:

Holistic Silk is committed to fair trade and ethical production and they return to Homeworks this year with a selection of their beautiful and therapeutic products: 

Celia Lindsell creates a stylish range of organic lavender accessories for you and the home including doorstops, gift sets, silk, French linen bed pillows and much more:  

Sirplus make all their clothes from offcuts and surplus fabric, or ‘cabbage’, you can find out more about it here:

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Floorplan for 2013

Here is a selection of our stallholders from 2012 and a floor plan to help plan your stall for 2013:

Petra Boase/Foyer
Petra Boase/Foyer
Salusbury Canteen Doors View
Salusbury Canteen View From Doors
Lou Rota/Large Wall Stand (A)
Savile Rogue/Beside Canteen Serving Hatch. Freestanding (C)
Scamp Baby Gifts/Standard Wall Stand (B)
Scarf Dept/Central Floor Area Freestanding Stand (C)
Nancy Batty/Beside Canteen Serving Hatch. Freestanding (C)
Samantha Frankel/Large Wall Stand (A)
Salusbury Canteen Floorplan

You can see more photographs from last year’s sales on our Homeworks Facebook Page.