OUR mission statement
MADE ON THE LEFT was founded in 2008 by independent designers to support Western Australian creative talent. We hold bi-annual handmade craft markets to showcase local designers.
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Our aim is to support all creative designers and events showcasing independent labels. MOTL is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organisation. You may wonder why we promote other markets besides MOTL; it’s because it’s not about us, its about you; the buyers and sellers of indie wares. Here at the blog, you’ll discover up to date information about our latest market, the low-down on some of
Monday, February 20
Friday, February 10
The KickstART Youth Markets were a huge success last year and they will be back for National Youth Week 2012! The markets will take place in the Perth Cultural Centre on Saturday 21 April from 11am - 5pm.
If you have original or vintage wares to sell, such as clothing, jewelry, accessories, art, knick knacks, homewares or anything creative they would love to hear from you! To apply, head to the Propel Youth Arts website, download the information sheet and fill out the online registration form.
Registrations close 7th March 2012.
To have a stall at the KickstART Youth Markets:
• You must be aged between 12-25 years of age.
All information regarding stall holders and National Youth Week can be found here.
Tuesday, February 7
The Curvy series of books features the work of the world’s leading female artists and illustrators. They're now up to issue 8 and you could be a part of it! If you’re an established or aspiring female artist or illustrator and you’re looking to have your work seen by an inspired audience around the globe, then get busy! You don't have long to get your best work ready as submissions close at 5pm sharp (AEST) on Friday Feb 17th.
See the Curvy website for more information.
Thursday, February 2
You may have heard of the Brown Owls craft group. It was originally started by Pip of Meet me at Mike's in Melbourne. Well did you know there is one here in Perth too? In Bayswater to be precise and they meet on the third Sunday of the month from 2 - 4pm. The next meeting is on 19th February, 2012. If you would like more info, please contact Sarah or Megan or join the Perth Brown Owls Facebook group. Happy crafting!