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The next few months are set to be busy in the lead up to Christmas with loads of opportunities to buy handmade both at the markets and online.

new designs

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City Vs Country Hand-Embroidered Brooches
For those of you who already follow my blog you would have seen the work in progress shots of my new series of tiny brooches, city versus country inspired by my split life between the city I love and a beautiful tree house in the country.

Both city and country brooches are now completed and are available on Etsy.

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Embroidered Pencil Cases
I had a lot of fun last month working on some new pencil cases. These ones are a sweet little size perfect for school bags and handbags and complement my tissue cosy range for a lovely gift for children, students, teachers or anyone who loves keeping their bag tidy.

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Baby Rattles
Inspired by all the beautiful new babies I've had the pleasure of meeting this year, baby rattles are super soft and super cute. My little critters have been hand-embroidered onto soft linen and filled with eco friendly and low allergenic corn fibre stuffing with a soft sounding little rattle inside. The perfect baby shower gift.

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from the blog

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I've picked up the pace again on my blog with lots of crafty bits and pieces including:

A bit about eco toy stuffing
everything you need to make your own tea bags
a guide to granny ripple crochet
and lots of gorgeous handmade shopping guides

If you have anything crafty to share I'd love to hear from you, drop me a line at rebecca@edwardandlilly.com

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to market to market

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Pop by, say hi and get in early for some unique, handmade Christmas shopping:

BrisStyle Indie Eco Market
Saturday 12 November, 9 am-2 pm
St Augustine's Church, Racecourse Road, Hamilton

This market will be loads of fun, there'll be crafty things to buy and crafty things to make! I'll have some new stock in the co-op and will also be hanging out with the fabulous Brisbane Brown Owls group. Pop by, say hi and craft along with us!

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Gallery of Modern Art Christmas Designers Market
Saturday 26 November, 9am-4pm
Gallery of Modern Art forecourt, Cultural Centre, South Brisbane

The GoMA market is always full of stunning handmade wares and this one will be no exception. Held on the same day as GoMA's 5th birthday celebrations, it's set to be a fun-filled day for all!

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BrisStyle Indie Designers Market
Saturday 10 December, 9am-2pm
St Augustine's Church Hall and Grounds, Racecourse Road, Hamilton

BrisStyle's last market at Hamilton for the year is set to be a glorious one. I rarely go home from a BrisStyle market empty-handed, there's so many talented local crafters who embrace everything I love about handmade.

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BrisStyle Indie Twilight Market
Friday 16 December, 5-9 pm
King George Square, Brisbane City

The Christmas Twilight Market will be bigger and better than ever with loads of local stallholders and fantastic entertainment.

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fun stuff to check out

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Reverse Garbage :: I Heart Handmade Exhibition
Opening 26 November, 6-9pm
Runs until end December
20 Burke Street, Woolloongabba

Where everything is under $50! I'll be stocking my little critter embroidered brooches, red Christmas birds as well as a new limited edition range of tissue holders made with the gorgeous vintage fabrics on the right.

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Cultiver
Cultiver is a sweet handmade shop and hub for creatives in Ipswich. Not only a destination for handmade shopping, the brains behind the biz Bec and Kyla also run a fab series of crafty workshops.
I recently started stocking a range of my products at Cultiver. There's a post about what's in stock here.

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Incube8r
There's also a little cube full of my goodies at the Fortitude Valley Incube8r store including tissue holders, Christmas birds, pendants, brooches and more.

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Until next time see you at the markets or pop by one of these places and say hi :)

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Have a question? Like to place an order? Email me for a chat at rebecca@edwardandlilly.com.

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