Newsletter Archive

Every few weeks we put out a great newsletter to share insightful interviews with many of the makers who take place in our market! Make sure you sign up at the bottom of the page to ensure you get the newsletters as soon as they're available!

First Perth Makers Of 2019 On Tomorrow

Feb. 23, 2019

Our first market for 2019 is upon us! Come and join us for a beautiful day out at the historic Heathcote Cultural Precinct

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Meet The Maker - Arid Timber Art

Jan. 29, 2019

Arid Timber Art is a favourite at Perth Makers Market for its display of sculptured timber homewares. Each piece is unique in its design, with obvious workmanship and passion applied to each individual product.

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New Year, Better Us?

Jan. 11, 2019

At the start of a new year it is important to reflect about the year that has been and think about what improvements you can be making for your own wellbeing, business goals and lifestyle. At Perth Makers Market, 2018 was a great year but we want 2019 to be even BETTER!

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Christmas Market This Sunday!

Dec. 14, 2018

It's our final Perth Makers Market for 2018 on Sunday! Come and join us for a brilliant Christmas Market and the opportunity to get all your Christmas shopping done.

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Shop Handmade This Christmas!

Nov. 29, 2018

We're heading in to December which means that most of us are planning for the festive season. We know that you, our faithful readers, love to support locally handmade so we are bringing you not one, not two, but three markets in December!!!

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Perth Makers Market Meets Christmas in the City!

Nov. 13, 2018

Can you believe we are into the Christmas season already??? Make sure you come along to the first of our Christmas markets to nab yourself some AMAZING and unique gifts with our last Twilight Market of 2018!

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November 4th Market Coming Up!

Oct. 31, 2018

Did you know there's less than 9 weeks till Christmas?!? 9 weeks!!! It sure does creep up and whether you are someone that is very prepared with only a few gifts left to purchase or beginning your Christmas shopping, we have something for you!

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Thank You!

Oct. 18, 2018

Thank You!! It was lovely to have so many returning market goers at our Yagan Square Twilight Market. It’s because of YOU - coming down and getting a scrumptious bite to eat, supporting our local makers and taking in the tunes of our buskers as the city drifted into twilight that makes it all possible!

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Yagan Square Twilight Market This Friday 05 October

Oct. 3, 2018

This Friday night we are back at Yagan Square for a beautiful night under the stars. Running from 4pm – 9pm it's a perfect opportunity to relax after work and support the local handmade community.

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Market On This Sunday September 23rd

Sept. 20, 2018

It's time for the Markets!! We are back at our beautiful home of Heathcote Cultural Precinct this Sunday the 23rdSeptember for a fabulous day of sun, food and locally handmade goodness!

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Meet The Maker - Belle Of Born To Sparkle

Sept. 7, 2018

Born to Sparkle's mission is simple: to put smiles on faces. You will find them at our markets with glitter tattoos and glitter face applications – what kid (or adult) doesn’t love a bit of a glitter?

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Twighlight Market At Yagan Square This Friday

Aug. 20, 2018

We are right back into market season with our next market oh-so-close, this Friday!! Come on down and see the perfect fusion of Perth Makers Market and Yagan Square.

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Meet the Maker - Mike Caban of High Spirits Distillery

Aug. 13, 2018

Mike is the owner operator of High Spirits Distillery. A chef by trade, Mike's passion and love for creating and developing flavourful recipes does not stop at food. After becoming incorporated in 2015, they have had their Triticale Vodka and Dry Gin on the market since August 2017.

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Meet The Maker - Jan, From Just Jan

July 26, 2018

Meet Jan Pania from Just Jan. Jan makes gorgeous bags of fabric and vinyl accents of all kinds including, - library bags, pet bags, fashion bags, wallets and many more. Once working in finance and thinking herself as ‘not at all creative’ Jan who is now ‘retired’ often finds herself up till 2am ‘in the zone’ creating unique products that people are getting enjoyment from and she loves making!

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Have You Been to Yagan Square?

June 28, 2018

The News is Out!!! We are very excited to let you all know that we will be hosting 3 Twilight Markets at Yagan Square in the later months of this year!

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Workshops & Winter Break!

June 8, 2018

Winter is here! Our market season has finished for the beginning half of the year but there is no rest for the wicked here in the Perth Makers Market office.

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Market & Workshops!

May 17, 2018

May 20th is our last market at Heathcote for the beginning of the year but never fear! Once we have waited out Winter we will be back stronger than ever in September at our beautiful home in Applecross. What to do in the meantime? Well, do we have a treat for you!

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Meet the Maker: The Tea Crowd

May 7, 2018

Meet Jodie Millhouse who is the brains and spunk behind The Tea Crowd! Using all natural and organic herbs, fruits and tea leaves the blends are done in small batches to get maximum freshness and yummy taste!

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Meet The Maker... Of Perth Makers Market!

April 19, 2018

We often get asked how Perth Makers Market came to be, so this week we thought we’d share with you Erin Madeley’s story of how she went from being a maker attending markets as a stallholder herself, to becoming the brains behind Perth Makers Market.

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Market On This Sunday 8th of April

April 5, 2018

It's time for our April market! The April market is right around the corner (this Sunday in fact)! We look forward to seeing you down at Heathcote on Sunday 8th April to enjoy all the goodies our market has to offer. Read on further to make your bucket list of what to do as well as wandering the over 170 handmade stalls and picking up a beautiful hand made item of your very own! There is plenty to do down at the Perth Makers Market!

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Meet the Maker: Precious Names

March 29, 2018

Ruth found her niche after having her daughter Emily. Her business Precious Names has now been up and running for 2 years. Read on to learn more about Ruth and her story.

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Meet the Maker: Sad Jane

March 16, 2018

Meet Lisa Henderson the creative behind ‘Sad Jane’. Lisa creates original and unique fashion items for the colourful and young at heart.

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Meet the Maker: Sunset Coast Ice-Cream

March 1, 2018

Leah Brenstrum is the creative and chef behind Sunset Coast Ice-Cream, dreaming up delicious flavours of locally sourced fruits.

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Market On This Sunday 25th February

Feb. 22, 2018

Our first market for 2018 is right around the corner: Sunday, 25th February 2018. Our last market of 2017 ended in a downpour of rain so come on down and check us out while the sun is shining bright. With over 170 stalls of handmade delights, not to mention a tasty bite to eat. There’s plenty to do down at the Perth Makers Market!

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Meet the Maker: Perth Wood 'n' Things!

Feb. 7, 2018

Roger Howell is the man behind Wood'n'Things and creates beautiful wood work pieces from the large to the small.

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Welcome to 2018

Jan. 24, 2018

Hello and welcome to our 2018 market year! We are excited and pumped in here at the Perth Makers Market office and hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are just as ready to take on 2018 as we are.

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Final Perth Makers Market for 2017!

Dec. 14, 2017

Final Perth Makers Market for 2017! Come and join us for a brilliant Christmas Market and the opportunity to get some wonderful last minute gifts.

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Meet the Maker: Windermere Designs

Nov. 29, 2017

Linda Jacobsen-Willett is the creative and maker behind Windermere Designs. Linda creates a fabulous array of Overlays, Jackets, Belts and many other glorious items driven by her love of fabric.

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Market On This Friday 17th November

Nov. 16, 2017

It's Christmas in the City of Perth! Come and join us for the start of this wonderful festive season. This year Perth Maker's Market are happy to be part of the launch of the new City of Perth Christmas Lights Trail. Located in the newly opening Lot 10 Wellington Street in the Perth CBD (next to Yagan Square) - Corner of William Street and Wellington Street, Perth, we are happy to announce we have 92 fabulous Stall holders to showcase their items.

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Market On This Sunday 5th November

Nov. 1, 2017

We're Back! After a winter hibernating and the dreadful weather Perth received on the day of our last scheduled market, we're returning bigger and better than ever with over 180 stalls of amazing handmade goodies for you to browse.

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Meet the Maker: Rags to Rugs

Oct. 26, 2017

Trish Flanagan of Rags to Rugs crochets rag rugs and cushions from recycled fabric. Her fabric is sourced from all her favourite Op shops around Perth.

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Meet the Maker: The Little Craft House

Oct. 12, 2017

Nicole Macey of The Little Craft House is a Mum of three, who loves to make and create. She loves attending markets and filling her home with handmade items. This inspired her to sell craft supplies and craft kits so others can join in on her passion, therefore bringing The Little Craft House to Life!

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Meet the Maker: The Sand Card Company

Aug. 31, 2017

The Sand Card Company is a small business run by Jessica Scoble that provides sand card art activities at event, parties and more to help keep kids entertained. Read on to learn more about this small business.

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Meet the Maker: Waxiwraps

Aug. 10, 2017

Meet Waxiwraps! Mary Jane of Waxiwraps makes reusable, washable fabric food wraps infused with her own blend of Western Australian beeswax, Queensland grown jojoba oil, organic coconut oil and natural tree gum.

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Meet the Maker: Baked by Erica

July 24, 2017

Baked by Erica is the baby of Erica who makes delicious cookies, brownie crunch, and sometimes has been known to dabble with cupcakes, muffins, slices and cakes.

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Meet the Maker: Lush Baubles

June 22, 2017

Meet Kylie Marie who is the maker behind Lush Baubles. Lush Baubles is Kylie's business where she created fine hand-crafted, unique jewellery pieces for the individual. Kylie's jewellery is made from vintage and antique elements with precious and semi-precious gems.

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WA Day Festivals and Introducing Lossie Made

May 26, 2017

Disappointed that you didn't make our last market? Don't worry - we have TWO events for you to choose from to attend over the WA Day long weekend! Read on to learn more and to learn about Leah from Lossie Made.

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One Week to May 14th Market!

May 9, 2017

We are very excited about our upcoming Mother's Day Market this Sunday, May 14th at Heathcote Cultural Precinct. So much so that we have put some extra activities on! At this special Mother's Day Market you can purchase hampers we have put together with a selection of stallholder goods. We have a few varieties available in limited quantities. If you like, you can pre-order to collect on the day! To see the full range visit our shop on BigCartel.

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Mother's Day Market and Purity Soap

April 24, 2017

Our next market date is on May 14th, which is Mother's Day. We've decided to mark the occasion with some special activities during the market so you can bring mum and make a day of it! Running from 9:30am - 3:30pm once again at Heathcote Cultural Precinct, there will be 150+ stallholders offering all sorts of amazing handmade goodies. Some of the faces are returning vendors, and some are new. Make sure you stop by to check them out.

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Upcoming Market and Introducing Zeezbeez

March 28, 2017

Our upcoming market is this Sunday, April 2nd from 9:30am - 3:30pm. Once again at Heathcote Cultural Precinct there will be 152 stallholders offering all sorts of amazing handmade goodies. Also - read the newsletter to learn all about Zeezbeez!

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March 8th Newsletter

March 8, 2017

Introducing Idabee and Eiress! Read on to learn more about about our featured maker, our upcoming market and business development workshops.

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Meet the Maker: Labyrinth Art - and a Giveaway!

Feb. 5, 2017

Read on to learn more about about our featured maker (Kelly Barker of Labyrinth Art), our upcoming giveaway, the first market for 2017 and our workshops.

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First 2017 Newsletter featuring Galaxia Metal

Jan. 20, 2017

Our first newsletter of 2017 includes details on our upcoming market on 19th February, and an exclusive interview with Kym Burgess of Galaxia Metal!

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November 2016 Newsletter Featuring Caspa Creations

Nov. 19, 2016

Upcoming event details for both upcoming Christmas markets, and meet maker Cassie Thoo of Caspa Creations.

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Meet the Maker with Stellarcryptic Creations

Nov. 2, 2016

This edition of the Perth Makers Market Newsletter includes an we talk with Latifa Haque of Stellarcryptic Creations, and detail some other events we're signed up for in Bridgetown and Applecross.

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September 2016 Newsletter with S&P Decorated Pet Cakes and Treats

Sept. 20, 2016

Get all the details about our upcoming October Market, and enjoy reading an insightful interview with Clare Purkis, owner of S & P Decorated Pet Cakes and Treats.

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August 2016 Newsletter Featuring Casey Thornton

Aug. 30, 2016

Meet Casey Thornton the artist behind Casey Thornton Fine Art & Design. Casey has recently started selling ceramic pieces that she has upcycled into uniquely beautiful and functional works of art.

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July 2016 Newsletter featuring Matlee Small

July 30, 2016

Get all the details for our upcoming August 7th Market, and Meet the Maker with Jodie Smallridge of Matlee Small, who makes solid pine furniture for children aged 3 - 9 years old.

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Our Debut Newsletter featuring Ruby Lights

June 23, 2016

Our very first newsletter, which details upcoming events and includes regular features introducing some of the stallholders who you'll find at our markets. This newsletter includes an interview with Tara Mowat of Ruby Lights.

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