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Help Knysna's unsung conservation heroes - #LivingJewels #KnysnaMade

They walk among us. Selfless souls from our community who work tirelessly, week after week, for no financial reward. Why? Because each one of them…
Friday, 09 June 2017 02:41 Written by

Slow Route #FoodJourney - Gansvlei Cheese

The Slow Food foundation, the operational body for the protection of food biodiversity, has identified a small number of producers in South Africa who process…
Thursday, 16 March 2017 10:38 Written by

Don Leslie Knives - #KnysnaMade

For most of his life, Don Leslie has been drawn to vocations where he been able to work with his hands. For the first 30…
Thursday, 09 March 2017 09:29 Written by

Living Jewels - #KnysnaMade

The Living Jewels project has given Sabine Woodward a new lease on life and it is all for a brilliant cause! Sabine Woodward has been…
Thursday, 02 March 2017 13:37 Written by

The Sedgefield Stitchers - #KnysnaMade

I first spotted Judith Miller's crocheted blanket masterpiece on the 'Handmade in Sedgefield' Facebook page, a social media platform dedicated to locally made products. It…
Thursday, 09 February 2017 14:06 Written by

WildRhubarb – #KnysnaMade

Tatum Williams is one of Knysna's best known textile designers and her company WildRhubarb has provided her with the ideal platform from which to interpret…
Thursday, 26 January 2017 14:02 Written by

Holmes, A Passionate Creative

Local art prodigy Houghmordeen Jansen, fondly known as Holmes, grew up in an informal settlement in Sedgefield. The second of four children, he was raised…
Thursday, 12 January 2017 14:46 Written by

A Year in Focus - #Knysnamade 2016

Below are brief descriptions of the creative talent showcased last year in our #KnysnaMade Campaign. We look forward to seeking out even more talent during…
Thursday, 05 January 2017 11:37 Written by

AvoPomme Creative Hub

A few months ago, Bernice Haman and Ricardo Van Lingen (the creative powerhouse duo and founders of the stylish online magazine “Knyslifestyle”) walked into the…
Thursday, 22 December 2016 13:58 Written by

SilentK Clothing Co. - #KnysnaMade

Kiff, lekker bru, howzit and now now. These are just a few among a string of weird and wonderful colloquial expressions which lie at the…
Friday, 16 December 2016 03:37 Written by

Handmade in Sedgefield, South Africa

Nikki Jones is passionate about Sedgefield. She is also a keen crafter who devotes much of her free time to sewing, knitting or crocheting a…
Thursday, 08 December 2016 13:23 Written by

Heartwood Bows-#KnysnaMade

Before I met with Johnny Snyman of Heartwood Bows, I scanned his website in the hopes of gaining a little insight into his unique craft.…
Thursday, 01 December 2016 14:31 Written by

AfricAnatomy - # KnysnaMade

For local illustrator and graphic designer Jo Hugo, growing up near the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro served to cultivate a lasting fascination for Africa's diverse…
Thursday, 10 November 2016 12:27 Written by

A #KnysnaMade Journey

Knysna & Partners: We briefed you to cover stories on #KnysnaMade, please give us an overview of your experience thus far? Lisa Leslie: In a…
Thursday, 03 November 2016 14:58 Written by

13 Uil Street - Headquarters of Hope

Behind the walls of seemingly nondescript factory premises situated in Knysna's Industria, a passionate group of people is bringing about a remarkable wave of positive…
Thursday, 27 October 2016 14:07 Written by

Earthdrop Ceramic Water Bottles - #KnysnaMade

Looking to quench your thirst this summer without having to reach for a plastic water bottle? We recently discovered a perfect, and pretty, alternative -…
Thursday, 13 October 2016 14:22 Written by

Little Tribe – Small Feet on a Friendly Path - #KnysnaMade

Every now and again, whilst scouting for locally made products for our #KnysnaMade campaign, we stumble upon something particularly special that really gives us that…
Friday, 07 October 2016 02:22 Written by

Lydia's Up-cycled Jewellery - #KnsynaMade

Lydia Cooper's latest jewellery range is a creative example of 'upcycling'. Upcycling is the process of converting old or discarded materials into something useful, and,…
Friday, 30 September 2016 02:57 Written by

Portia's Designs - #KnysnaMade

One Saturday, the bright, multicoloured fabric that Portia uses to make her children's clothing range caught my eye from all the way across the parking…
Friday, 09 September 2016 02:50 Written by

D's Soul Designs - #KnysnaMade

The beach is Danielle Williams' happy place. It is easy to understand why, considering Sedgefield, her home for almost 9 years now, has some of…
Friday, 02 September 2016 05:01 Written by
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