Local crafters at Makers Market

By Danielle Sendou Ringgit
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From beautifully decorated greeting cards and notebooks to cute hand-knitted soft toys, Makers Market at ChinaHouse at the Old Courthouse has it all when you are looking for the perfect gifts for your loved ones.

Maker Markets was held at ChinaHouse at the Old Courthouse on March 26th

Maker Markets was held at ChinaHouse at the Old Courthouse on March 26th

On March 26th, Makers Market showcased local crafters with a variety of handmade products to be displayed along the corridors of the Old Courthouse courtyard.

Exquisite Ipad holder by local crafter SHOU.T

Exquisite Ipad holder by local crafter SHOU.T

Among the exquisite items that were on sale that day were handmade leather goods comprising of leather keychains, handphone casing, Ipad holder and card holder by local crafter, SHOU.T

Using cow leather dyed in various colour such as red, brown and blue, the leather goods is the perfect gifts for your gadget-loving friends.

Catriona, founder of Catama Borneo

Catriona, founder of Catama Borneo

Having been living in Sarawak for seven years, Catrionna Maddocks from the United Kingdom, one of the co founders of Catama Borneo has been involved in promoting local crafts for two years, working with local crafters striving to preserve local craft.

Beautiful and colourful weaved basket

Beautiful and colourful weaved basket

Featuring beautifully weaved baskets in cheerful colours, Catama Borneo is a social enterprise creating contemporary design pieces using traditional techniques and materials such as bamboo and rattan.

Cruncy Handmade features locally homemade products such as lip balm and deodorant

Cruncy Handmade features locally homemade products such as lip balm and deodorant

Also displaying their products were twin sisters, Marilyn and Rachel Ang, who founded Flint & Steel Borneo, featuring a variety of stationary with cute designs.

Flint & Steel Borneo features a variety of stationary

Flint & Steel Borneo features a variety of stationary

Et Cetera features prints and cards with a variety of fonts for your choosing

Et Cetera features prints and cards with a variety of fonts for your choosing

Cards with inspirational quotes from Et Cetera

Et Cetera’s cards with inspirational quotes.

An Instagram knitted pouch by WoolieBunnies

An Instagram knitted pouch by WoolieBunnies

Cute hair clips by InfinityCreations14

Cute hair clips by InfinityCreations14

Other vendors who participated in Maker Markets were Crunchy Handmades, WoolieBunnies, InfinityCreations14, Carol’s Creations and SteadyHands.

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