Gifts ga­lore at mar­ket

The Chronicle - - Our Town -

THE fi­nal 2018 Toowoomba Hand­made Expo Mar­ket was held re­cently at Har­ris­town State High School.

There were about 70 stall­hold­ers which sold a va­ri­ety of ar­ti­san goods such as jew­ellery, cloth­ing, food, or­na­ments and more.

Stalls at the mar­ket in­cluded All Looped Up Cro­chet, Chris’ Toys, Honey­bee Cre­ations and ‘Jo-Sha’ Cre­ations.

The fine food sold at the mar­ket in­cluded dough­nuts, cakes, fudges and cook­ies.

The mar­ket was es­tab­lished in 2008 and is held in 10 lo­ca­tions across Queens­land which in­clude Ip­swich, Toowoomba, For­est Hill, Rock­hamp­ton, Her­vey Bay, Bris­bane North­side, Mackay, Proser­pine, Air­lie Beach and the Sun­shine Coast.

The next Toowoomba mar­kets will be held on March 24 in 2019.

Ayuko Oba dis­plays her goods at her store Poco's Hand­made Prod­ucts at Har­ris­town State High School.

Pho­tos: Bev Lacey

AR­TI­SAN GOODS: Try­ing on hand­made jew­ellery at the Toowoomba Hand­made Expo Mar­ket is Sayo Kawahira (left) and Masami Mu­rata.

Donna Baker dis­plays her hand­made goods from Ducks­by­donna.

Re­becca Sul­li­van sells hand­made ar­ti­san key chains.

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