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86 independent designers & 6 food icons take over Fed Sq
The always popular and much-loved Markit + BakeSale returns to Federation Square on Sunday 22 April 2018, just in time for Mother's Day shopping.

Featuring a carefully curated collection of Australian designers, makers and creators, Markit is your one-stop shop for all things Mother's Day - plus there's a fresh line-up for the BakeSale, including Q Le Baker, Coffee Supreme, Mork Chocolate and Candied Bakery, plus All Day Donuts and 5 & Dime Bagel are back by popular demand.

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From left to right: All Day Donuts, Coffee Supreme, Mörk Söt Cakes and Q Le Baker

Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to explore a truly unique line-up of Australia's most talented ceramicists, jewellers, fashion designers and illustrators in the heart of Melbourne City.

Togetherness Designs, RARA Studios, Oomph & Floss and Min Pin
From left to right: Togetherness Designs, RARA Studios, Oomph & Floss and Min Pin

There will be 88 inspirational design stalls to peruse, including newcomers from across the country. Be the first to get your hands on clothing by Bima Wear from the Tiwi Islands NT, Italian-made leather shoes by Cammino, Ada Hodgson's planet-like enamel earrings, quirky accessories inspired by pop-culture from Yippy Whippy, and much more!

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From left to right: Ada Hodgon, Kingston Jewellery and Yippy Whippy

There will also be an emphasis on handmade with an abundance of locally made ceramics, eye-catching jewellery and colourful accessories from popular designers such as Kingston Jewellery, Kitsu, RARA Studio, Emily Green, Shuh, Togetherness Design and Min Pin, designed to satisfy shoppers looking to buy heartfelt gifts for Mother's Day.

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From left to right: Rollie Nation, Kitsu, Apostl and Togetherness Designs

Guys are covered too with leather bags by Apostl, Tactica's pocket multi-tool and woollen scarves by Uimi and for kids there will be books and plush creatures by Soft Stories, leather shoes by Lapito and organic clothing from Oomph & Floss.

Come and peruse a dazzling selection of limited-edition, handmade products from local ceramicists, jewellers, illustrators, fashion designers and many more who are dedicated to producing original, ethical and sustainably-made products.

Markit + BakeSale takes over the beautiful Atrium and Deakin Edge Theatre at Federation Square on Sunday 22 April 2018 from 10am to 5pm. Entry is FREE. You can preview the exciting stallholders here.

Also, make sure to 'like' the official Markit Facebook, as there will be lots great giveaways in the lead up to the event.

Federation Square is easily accessible by public transport or car. Parking is available, see the website for carpark rates.

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When: Sunday 22 April 2018, 10am–5pm
Where: Atrium and Deakin Edge Theatre, Federation Square
Cost: Free
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