Upon stepping through the doors of Antipodes Bookshop & Gallery you will feel the cosy calm wash over you. A sanctuary for book lovers, Antipodes’ purpose is to find and champion stories – those that enrich our lives, those that surprise and those that delight. There are other treasures to discover at Antipodes, too: beautiful Australian craft, art and jewellery and carefully curated exhibitions.
Fabrics & creativity is the catch cry for Treehouse Textiles at their new Mornington store on the Pen & it’s packed with an amazing selection of colourful & contemporary fabrics. Emma Di Stefano & Sarah Kuter (Treehouse Textiles) also offer an extensive range of fun workshops in patchwork, quilting, knitting, crochet and ‘Sit & Sew’.
Heaven for Vanessa Johnson is a market – nothing beats trawling around, sampling the food, digging through stalls to find something unique and brilliant and simply breathing in the atmosphere.
The last time I sat down to use a sewing machine was over 20 years ago, and my approach to the Treehouse Textiles workshop - how to make a cute square framed purse - was a combination of trepidation and gleeful...