WHAT: Australia's Most Popular Craft Event
WHEN: Thu-Sun August 9-12
WHERE: Exhibition Park In Canberra
The biggest craft event in the Southern Hemisphere returns to Canberra. The event showcases the latest in craft products from both international and local suppliers, numerous classes and workshops as well as inspiration from the fair’s special guests. The four-day event will feature a mix of works including the 2012 Annual Exhibition by Canberra Quilters Inc, with close to 200 quilts on show. Visitors will also be treated to works by Australian artist, Cheryl Bridgart, who has swapped paint brush for sewing machine. The Fair will also showcase a selection of wearable artworks, with artists interpreting the theme ‘The Fairest of Them All’. For more information visit www.craftfair.com.au. Open daily 10am-4.30pm. $9-$14 (children under five free).