Artisans Market Virtual

 While we might not be able to host our usual market this season, this virtual market offers people an opportunity to connect with their favourite stallholders and purchase original and creative handmade products directly the designers, artists and makers.

Items include: art, ceramics, sculpture, basketry, eco products, fashion, jewellery, accessories, wool creations, textiles, food, children's design, eco products, bespoke services, and so much more.

Thank you for supporting our stallholders and keeping the community spirit of the market alive.

 

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Sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic by #untrashy. We offer a selection of stylish and affordable eco products to facilitate your zero-waste journey.

We love to see your photos! Tag #untrashy on Instagram to be featured.

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Wanderlightly

www.wanderlightly.com

Wander Lightly's sole purpose is to empower & inspire others to reduce their waste footprint by creating natural, ethical products that enhance & support your everyday lifestyle without costing the Earth.

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www.etsy.com/Shop/PalmArtBoutique

Palm Art creates rustic home decor items from palm fronds and palm inflorescence. Rather than being sent to the tip these are transformed into unique and unusual pieces. Every single item is fully handmade and no two items are the same.

gm photographics

www.gmphotographics.com.au

Photographs on location at your favourite places or at your home. Our photography session are fun and creative and all out products are environmentally friendly. Our gift vouchers start from $50, are beautifully packaged, personalised, and posted.

Waterlily Home

www.waterlilyhome.com.au

Waterlily home have a simple philosophy to bring you a consciously crafted, sustainable clothing and homewares collection whilst caring for our environment.

Cumbungi

www.cumbungi.com.au

Australian themed drawings screen printed onto ethically accredited tops for curious adults and clever kids.

LOMARRA

www.lomarra.com

Handcrafted Botanical Cleaning Sprays made using wild Australian botanical oils. Plant based, antibacterial and biodegradable. All made with love in Sydney and packaged in beautiful premium glass bottles that can be returned & reused.

LouiseM studio

www.louisemstudio.com/shop

Using a range of techniques to embellish each piece, LouiseM studio produce beautiful and unique handmade porcelain. These pieces are designed to become part of your everyday collection

Healthy Hound Treats

www.healthyhound.com.au

Virginia Gollan's Healthy Hound Treats are hand made in small batches using high quality human grade ingredients, no added preservatives or artificial flavourings. All dog treats are packaged in compostable bags and glass jars.

Alana Douvros Jewellery

www.alanadouvros.com

Inspired by the natural beauty created by the earth using recycled precious metals and genuine minimally processed gemstones, Alana Douvros incorporates natural elements in perfect harmony with geometry and nature that is both timeless and unique.

DM Pottery

www.dmpottery.etsy.com

Producing beautiful stoneware tableware with function at the heart of its design, Denise McDonald utilises innovative techniques as well as time honoured wheel throwing skills to hand make work that incorporates texture, vibrant colour and movement.

Studio KaKa Art

www.studiokaka.art/shop

Are you obsessed with colourful botanicals and nature? So is Sydney artist, Vickie from Studio KaKa Art. She paints vibrant florals and whimsical watercolours. Add a little colour into your home with her original art, prints, cards and tea towels.

pod & pod

www.podandpod.mybigcommerce.com

pod & pod is the moniker for artist Julie Hickson's range of original artwork on canvas, archival prints, framed prints, greeting cards and other goodies. Her work depicts Australian botanicals and Sydney Beaches in a distinctive graphic style.

SmartAlex Textiles

www.smartalextextiles.com.au

SmartAlex Textiles hand cuts her own stencils, hand screen prints her own designs onto natural fibre textiles that makes into a range of homewares, bags, greeting cards and more. Sustainable and made to last.

Press Galleria

www.etsy.com/au/shop/PressGalleria

Looking for a unique, quintessentially Australian and lovingly handcrafted something? Re-home these fallen plant lives and reconnect with nature!

Spallek Glass Art

www.upcycledbottleart.com

Our upcycled wine bottle platters are multifunctional, crafted from recycled bottles using renewable energy. Use to serve an entree at your next party or gift one to a wine-loving friend; they'll be a conversation starter every time they're used!

by Sabine

www.bysabine.com.au

by Sabine is all about creating unique pieces of jewellery, using treasures from the past, such as vintage & antique typewriters, watches, coins, postage stamps and cutlery, just to name a few.

Spice Zen

www.spicezen.com.au

Buy the best spices, spice blends, loose leaf teas, gluten free rice products, turmeric and ginger juice, vegan chilli jam and many other products. Cook with ease using our online recipes to create authentic and tasty dishes.

Scoops Design

www.scoopsdesign.com.au

Scoops Design's jewellery is playfully patterned using sustainable materials for women who value self expression.

Susan Flower Design

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I've always loved designing clothes, sourcing textiles, using Natural Linens, cutting cloth on the bias, loving traditional textiles, African Cloths, Kimono Silks, Saris, Embroideries, Weavings, Amish Quilts. Textiles tell so many stories of Women's Lives, Creativity and Spirit.

Opus Lab

www.opuslab.com.au

Opus Lab is for the creatives, the mindful. And lovers of handmade. Specialising in Artisan homewares and unique handmade pieces designed and crafted by Ramos Pires.

MO RESIN

www.etsy.com/au/shop/etsymoresin

Very unique resin with gold leaf insertion jewellery. 100% handmade in Australia. Including Aboriginal art collections

Olivia Raymond Glass

www.oliviaraymond.com.au

Artisan jewellery handmade out of beautiful Italian glass and sterling silver. All pieces are unique and are designed and created in Sydney.

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susanflower.square.site

Low Energy Sustainable Lighting. RGB wireless technology provides a world of colour at your fingertips. Colour of light regulates the circadian rhythm, think Blue Sky in the morning, Red sky at night.

twice designs

www.twicedesigns.etsy.com

twice designs is about creating items that bring joy. It recontextualises items of incidental beauty - advertisements, maps, toys and game pieces into affordable art pieces.

> Fiona Roderick

www.fionaroderick.com

Fiona Roderick is a printmaker, often found recycling her prints to create Australian Native Birds. Fiona produces cards, tea towels and prints from her images, perfect gifts for bird loverd or ex-pats.

Charli and Molly Canine Couture

www.charliandmolly.com

We make everything for your fur kid at Charli & Molly. We handmake locally a fun, unique and stylish range of dog collars, leads, beds, bow ties, bandanas and accessories. Visit us online until we can meet you in person.

Nullarbor Nights Knitwear

www.facebook.com/nullarbornightsknitwear

Hand- Crafted and hand-dyed Knitwear in natural fibres, including Scarves, Wraps, Jackets and Ponchos

The Bird Photographer

www.angelarobertsonbuchanan.com/shop-fine-art-prints

Birds with character and a conservation message. Angela Robertson-Buchanan is an award winning photographer, sales go directly to Angela's wildlife rescue care as well as a percentage of sales donated to wildlife organisations.

signatur handknits

www.sigknit.com

Designer handknits in Australian Wool. Ready to wear or a knitting kit to knit yourself!

Parva: Little Things

www.etsy.com/au/shop/parvalittlethings

From scratch and small batch. Handmade botanical skincare and vintage cotton beeswax wraps.

Helen Ashley Designs

www.helenashleydesigns.com

Helen Ashley is a local artist and maker and has created a quirky collection of hand made ceramics and homewares. She is probably most famous for her funny dog and cat head portrait spoons.

Currong Comestibles

www.currong.com.au

Savour the best of indigenous Australia with the delicious taste of Riberries and Rainforest Limes in our SHRUBS, CHUTNEYS and JAMS. Dedicated to combining the ‘very old’ and the old into unique foods incorporating ‘bush tucker’ ingredients.

bob window

www.bobwindow.com.au

Designed, printed and made in Sydney, Bob Window produces bold and dynamic homewares including Cushions, Lampshades and Table Linen.

MELO handmades

www.MELOhandmades.com

One of a kind naturally dyed homewares, accessories, babywear and keepsakes, handmade sustainably and consciously in Sydney with Australian botanicals.

The Crazy Bag Lady

www.thecrazybaglady.com

All our reusable bags are ethically handmade in India with love. They are strong, lightweight, reusable and damn good looking! Easily machine washable, these bags are perfect for these trying times we're all living through.

Needle vs Thread

www.needlevsthread.com

Needle vs Thread is a range of contemporary bags and accessories designed for women for every day use. Needle vs Thread is 100% vegan and handmade in the Blue Mountains.

Sylvia Riley Designs

www.sylviarileydesigns.com.au

Ethically produced, luxuriously natural and consciously dyed slow fashion

Jaelle Jewelry

www.jaellejewelry.com

One-off gold and silver whimsical jewellery with natural gems, inspired by vintage era and Mother Nature and professionally hand made on the North Shore.

Kimono Yamamoto

www.etsy.com/au/shop/KimonoYamamoto

Hand made Vintage Kimono bags and pouches

Flat Rock Brew Cafe

shop.flatrockbrewcafe.com.au

Flat Rock Brew Cafe is a small, artisanal brewery on the Lower North Shore. Each brew is carefully crafted, and producing only 200 litres is only available for purchase at the venue or online.

Urban Timber Australia

www.etsy.com/au/shop/UrbanTimberAustralia

URBAN TIMBER An Austrian owned and operated concern making unique hand crafted home decor items from recycled timber and repurposed  items.

For the Love of Succulents, The Living wall

www.facebook.com/pages/For-the-love-of-succulents-the-living-wall/1603195046581892

Locally grown succulents in hand crafted recycled timber frame with a wooden boxes and re-loved containers.

From Silvia

www.fromsilvia.com

From Silvia 100% Gluten Free dedicated Healthier Personalised Meals, Fresh Pasta, Pesto and Award Winning Freshly Baked Foods - with Dairy Free & Vegan Options.

My Favourite Apron Co

www.etsy.com/au/shop/myfavouriteapronco

Hand crafted tea towels, oven mitts and adjustable aprons for the whole family.

Carmela Creates

carmelacreates.bigcartel.com/

Maker of handmade Beeswax Wraps and Soap using Beeswax and Honey from our beehives.

Coralinncreations

www.Coralinncreations.com.au

Every item is unique and handmade. Using silk fabric and merino wool scarfs are created using wet felting process known as "nuno felting". Light weight and warm. Makes an ideal gift.

Hilda

www.hilda.com.au

A collection of luxurious, batik fashion, homewares, baskets and accessories handmade in Ghana and Australia, plus Shea Earth; a sustainable & ethically made wellness range of vegan Shea butter, African black soap and Cocoa powder.

 

Breezy Bird Goodies

www.breezybirdgoodies.com/

Aiai uses soft watercolours and mixed media to articulate her love for flora and fauna  in a contemporary style, bringing nature 'like a breath of fresh air' to people's homes.

Ant Haus Designs

www.etsy.com/au/shop/anthaus

All designs in the Ant Haus range are made by hand from start to finish by designer, Melaney McCleary in her Sydney studio. She believes in eco-conscious practices and wherever possible uses recycled metals.

My Lovely Pets Design

www.etsy.com/au/shop/Mylovelypetsdesign

With a range that captures the beautiful expressions of animals including Interior Art Prints, Greeting Cards, Gift Tags, Tote Bags and Tea Towels, Nicholas has created something truly special to share with loved ones.

Two Creeks Honey

www.twocreekshoney.com.au

Freshly harvested and cold extracted seasonal honey The little secret located on Sydney's north shore is a superb quality honey that comes from the surrounding bushland of Garigal National Park and gardens.

The Niki Tree

www.etsy.com/shop/TheNikiTree

Handmade by designer Ayako Niki, the designs are influenced by Japanese simplicity and relax fit style, tested for comfort, versatile, and flattering silhouettes.

Nuebar

nuebar.com/

Utilising the best of green chemistry combined with nature: the high quality you are used to but without the plastic packaging or harsh chemicals. Free from sulfates, palm oil, silicones, parabens, artificial fragrance/ colours. Vegan and cruelty free.

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Mikano

www.etsy.com/shop/mikanoworld

A unique collection of eco resin jewellery, designed and handcrafted by Hiromi. Her pieces are designed to enjoy and blend into their simple, minimal life style.

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Originally Nic

www.instagram.com/originallynic

Original paintings and unique ceramics influenced by nature and created by hand. Commissions always welcome.

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byAlisonMae

www.etsy.com/au/shop/byAlisonMae

byAlisonMae is a slow-fashion collection of classic minimalist women’s styles, with a hint of vintage. Only quality natural fibre fabrics are used, allowing you to breathe. Handmade in Alison's Sydney studio.

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Barocky Chocky

www.etsy.com/au/shop/BarockyChocky

Andrew creates designs that convey his love of 20th century commercial art: the sense of fun and education, the wonderful stylisation and colour, "I am very interested in heritage and my prints celebrate our architecture and transport history".

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Gitane Jewellery & Gifts

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Up-cycled repurposed vintage silver cutlery jewellery & gifts, "I love to create from vintage treasures which have nowadays been left untouched and forgotten". 

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Knave Design

www.knave.design

Timber furniture and homewares. Designed and handmade in Sydney. Using both recycled and sustainably sourced hardwoods.

 

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A Decent Cup of Tea

www.adecentcupoftea.com.au

Bringing you the most exquisite selection of tea blends

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Renate Design

www.renatejewellery.com

Enjoy the experience of Australian designed in modern yet timeless pieces providing elegance and originality.

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Red Knot Images

www.redknotimages.com.au

Red Knot Images is about following your passion. Artist Peter Tugwell draws in pencil and ink on handmade paper produced in his Balmain studio. Original ink and pencil drawings, limited edition prints, greeting cards, gift cards and magnets.

ArtOfTextile Art of Textile by Robyn Kennedy

www.etsy.com/au/shop/ArtOfTextile

Unique decorative wall art and artisan jewelry pieces crafted from gorgeous rescued and recycled antique, vintage and contemporary textiles, intricately embellished throughout with metallic and coloured threads.

Two Siamese Two Siamese

www.twosiamese.com

Two Siamese brings you a range of delicious Marmalades, Jams, Sauces and Relishes using natural ingredients; usually sourced from local gardens. Add extra zing to all your meals: from lamb roast to a piece of toast!

Aware Vintage Upcycle Aware Vintage Upcycle Denim Jackets

www.instagram.com/awarevintageupcycle

Upcycled denim jackets with fun and style.

All transactions are wholly between the individual vendor and purchaser.

North Sydney Council are not a listed party and do not receive a commission on these sales.

 

 

The Coal Loader Artisans Market

This sustainable and unique market is (usually) held four times a year and features around 100 makers.

It is held on the last Sunday of each season; in February, May, August, and November.

The market offers people an opportunity to purchase original and creative handmade products directly from emerging and contemporary designers, artists and makers, while enjoying the atmosphere of the beautiful and historic site.

Stalls display and sell art, ceramics, sculpture, basketry, eco products, fashion, jewellery, accessories, wool creations, textiles, food, children's design and much more.

We are proudly single-use plastic free, please help us stay that way by bringing a keep cup, reusable water bottle, and cloth bags.

Held rain or shine, the venue offers a beautiful all-weather marketplace to showcase local creative talent, and it's a pretty fabulous day each time!

 

 

Want to be a stallholder?

Applications are now open for the Winter Artisans Market on Sunday, 30 August, apply now.

(Applications close midnight on Monday, 22 June)

If you have already applied for the May 2020 markets, please check your emails for more information. 

 

For markets coming up, you can find out when applications open by:

Each stallholder is selected on the quality of their hand-made goods including; originality, creative design, and fit with the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability's ethos.

We also feature a limited number of eco and ethical-collective product vendors who may offer products made by others, and offer one pro-bono space to sustainability-focused charities.