the craft route
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more crafters together

The Craft Collective

more craft skills

The Craft Workshhop

more places to showcase

The Craft Market

The Craft Collective

Community Craft Collective: Search your local community (here) for other crafters who are active within the community. Name your Community Craft Collective - together you can develop local craft events, craft markets, craft workshops, community campaigns like Elderly Craft Outreach and more. All we ask is that you share your progress here via your profiles T,s & C,s Apply)

The Craft Workshop

Craft Workshops: Attend introductory level, basic level and advanced level Craft Workshops for All. Woman, Youth, Kids, Men and the Elderly all welcome to a variety of craft workshops hosted by, endorsed, by and promoted by The Craft Route. Contact us if you would like to attend a craft workshop or to facilitate a craft market  (T`s & C`s Apply)

The craft market

Craft Markets: Attend local indoor & outdoor Craft Markets in your Community and surrounds.  Meet & mingle with crafters your neighbours and new visitors to your community . Use your local spending power in support of your local neighbourhood and street communities.  Create local Craft Markets in your  Community - Ask Us How.  (T,s & C,s Apply)

the craft shop

The Craft Route - product store: You may be a crafter, artist, dancer, choreographer, sculptor, graphic artist, musician, writer, poet, designer or other creative who would like to avail their products, services &/or time. You can package and sell it here on The Craft Route Online Shop. (T’s & C’s Apply) YOUR OWN - shop & online product store: Let us build you YOUR OWN product store with YOUR OWN website domain

frequently asked questions

An individual who uses their hands, talent and skill to be a Crafter, Artist, Poet, Foodie, Musician & Storyteller who practices that craft from within their home space or any available space. Having the same goal – Feeding their families, creating self-employment, sharing skills, opportunity and bringing beauty into our street communities and neighbourhoods by living a more creative and meaningful life.

Just Selling: You may have a passion for the craft lifestyle but do not practise a craft – you could become a craft reseller. Here we encourage you to support local development by assisting a Local Crafter within your neighbourhood & broader community with Craft Sales. Just search the map for a crafter within the community of your choosing – have a look at the crafters profiles and reach out. We encourage supporting crafters from within historically disadvantaged situations & communities

Do you wish to supply Craft Materials, Craft Equipment or Business Services to Crafters & Artists within The Craft Route. All suppliers welcome – we encourage SMME -informal /small/micro/ medium and survivalist businesses who can provide efficient & neigbourly craft support within local communities.

A Community Craft Collective is comprised of Crafters from within the community who have grouped in order to develop crafting within the local neighbourhoods
the CCC plans neigbourhood Craft Markets, Craft Workshops, Craft Events and other craft development initiatives in support of local development, youth development, elderly support, economic development, heritage development, environmental awareness, skills development and more

The Craft Route has partnered with a local Marketing Agency that specialises in Web Design. They have generously offered All Crafters on The Craft Route a hugely discounted rate on designing and hosting your very own Online Craft Shop on your own domain name. Affordable monthly payment plans also available. Email: concepts@capelands.co.za for more details. 

no problem, just email us info@thecraftroute.com with your request and we’ll set you up at a crafter’s discounted rate.