Sunday 24 November 2013

Grand Opening Weekend at Wattle Flat Crafts

I mentioned before that I was working with my grandmother Wendy to make a craft space in the village of Wattle Flat. It was an idea only about 6 weeks from first thoughts to the grand opening, which was this weekend.

Here are some of my hats on display in the old Courtroom. It's a beautiful space for craft stalls, with high ceilings helping to create a roomy feel, and access to the front and side verandahs for extra space.

As well as the hats, I've got a few Christmas ornaments on the tree. Mostly they are hobby horse ornaments, although not all of them are horses! I was also teaching how to make them, and I'll be sharing a tutorial here soon.

Wendy was an absolute star. She's been spreading the word for weeks, cleaning the house, tidying the garden, and coordinating all the crafters. Then she had a busy weekend making everything flow and warmly greeting all the visitors. And she does a stellar job of modelling that little Wattle hat.

Wattle Flat Crafts is now open every Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 4pm, and in two weeks we have our first classes:

I'm exhausted! Time for bed.


  1. It all looks amazing. I'm so proud of my family in both genealogical directions. Felicity

  2. +1 - it does look amazing. I wish I could have found a way to make it up there, but oh well. The class descriptions are enticing and I hope you get lots of takers. This looks like such a good initiative, and if I weren't so sleep deprived I'd be trying to get in on it.

    1. You will at some point! I'm glad you like the descriptions and I hope we get some takers at least :)


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