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Sunday is funday at the Shirt and Skirt Market every month

Think that lying in bed with Netflix on your Sunday is as good as it gets? Think again.

The Shirt & Skirt Market hits the Abbotsford Convent on the third Sunday of every month. The market has been showcasing independent designers for eight years, providing a great opportunity for artisans to put themselves out there and get their creations seen. Plus visitors get a chance to snap up some one-of-a-kind bargains.

Over 40 vendors  display their beautiful handmade clothes, accessories and one off items in the popular grounds of the Abbotsford Convent. There's also a range of eateries at the Convent such as vegetarian hub Lentil As Anything, for when shoppers need a break from meandering.

Highly sought after vintage knits by My Bonnie Knitwear is just one popular designer who’s 100% pure merino wool garments have collected a big fan following. Melbourne artist Shonah is also appearing at the markets, exhibiting her inventive wearable art pieces. Shonah uses Tasmanian wood, fabric, paper, paint, copper and resin, a must see for any creative’s looking for inspiration!

So kick a hangover or cold with a stroll to Abbotsford, and make the most out of your Sunday afternoon.

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Shirt and Skirt Market details

The Abbotsford Convent
The Abbotsford Convent
1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford 3067

Telephone 03 9415 3600

Nearby Stations: Victoria Park

Price FREE
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Date Sun 21 Feb

Alternative dates Sun 20 Mar, Sun 17 Apr, Sun 15 May, 19 Jun 2015-19 Jun, Sun 17 Jul, Sun 21 Aug, Sun 18 Sep, Sun 16 Oct, Sun 20 Nov, Sun 18 Dec

Open 10am-4pm

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Abbotsford Convent Foundation map

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