Christmas Vintage & Handmade Fair – Penta Hotel, Reading – 11th December

This will be my last handmade craft fair for 2011 and it sounds like lots of fun! Not only will there be numerous interesting stalls to browse, there will also be live entertainment and workshops, and all in the comfort of the Penta Hotel, Reading. (Oxford Road, Reading RG1 7RH).

Here are a few details of some of the Vintage and Handmade delights to look forward to:

Justine Smith – Vintage brooches, pins and jewellery
Verity Warne – ‘Made By Loulabelle’ – Vintagte inspired and upcycled bags and knickers!
Liz and Dorothy Usher – ‘Dot Draws and Mummy Makes’. Dot is 11 years old and creates greetings cards and Liz creates gifts and fudge
Holly Clarke – ‘Jayne and Joyce’ – Vintage clothing and accessories
Shaz – ‘OddSox’ – Cute & Crazy Creatures made from Socks plus up-cycled woollen & fabric accessories
James and Alice – ‘Vintage Hound’ – Vintage clothes and accessories – especially mens – so tell your menfolk!
Katherine Barton – ‘Barton Jems’ – Jewellery, silver and semi-precious stones
Lisa-Marie Gibbs – ‘Patchwork Butterfly’ – Handcrafted textile items
Jo Slater – Vintage goodies
Alice – ‘Classic Vault’ – Vintage clothes and accessories
Julie Cushing – ‘Boolie-Noo’ Papeir Mache animals, toys and creatures
Kat – Fashion illustration, decoupage and vintage items
Elle – Jewellery, feather braiding and vintage hair and make-up demos
Nichola Pitt – Felt wonders
Barb Goodbun – Up-cycled vintage jewellery
Hannah and Holly – ‘Make and Do’ Hannah and Holly will be running drop-in crafts workshops throughout the day
Lorelai Halls – Vintagenie intern and her own stall ‘Patterned Hearts’ – vintage and handmade goodies
Sue Atkinson – ‘Soobird’ – Millinery and fascinators
Bishopsland – Students and staff from ‘Bishopsland’ silversmithery will be exhibiting work and designs
Anna and Lou – ‘Vintagenie’ … Selling vintage clothes, accessories and housewares (also the organisers!)

I hope you can come along and say hello and have a bit of a pre-Christmas spend. I’ll be there with my OddSox creations, here are a few pics from the fair I did this weekend at Yew Tree Garden Centre, in Newbury.


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