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Albury, New South Wales

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Note from shop owner Hi,

Thanks for visiting our shop. Sorry for inconvenience. We are on a short break. We are unable to deliver the order this week. But we are back on Monday 9th of October 2023.

Thank you and kind regards

Note from shop owner

Last updated on 23 Sep, 2023


Thanks for visiting our shop. Sorry for inconvenience. We are on a short break. We are unable to deliver the order this week. But we are back on Monday 9th of October 2023.

Thank you and kind regards

Life Interwoven

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Life Interwoven


Average item review
5 out of 5 stars

About LifeInterwoven

Sales 752
On Etsy since 2017

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Life Interwoven's Inspiration

Shop members

  • Suwanna Hardwick

    Owner, Designer, Product Developer

    We work with artisans in Thailand to create a range of unique gifts and products. Our homewares, lifestyle and textile products are hand-made and from natural fibres.

  • David Hardwick

    Photographer, Owner

    David helps Suwanna with photography, book-keeping, consulting and any that Suwanna can't do.

Production partners

  • Beryl Hartshorn

    Albury, NSW

    Beryl is a veteran seamstress and sewing teacher in her local community. She loves making high quality sewing items so her bear is hand sewn with silk thread. She taught community to make bear for over 10 years and start making memory bears in 2017. She started teaching the refugees sewing in 2021.

  • Congolese refugees

    Albury, NSW

    They migrated to Albury 2-3 years ago and came to know Beryl through the sewing project. They learn sewing at a local community center on Sundays and practicing straight lines. They love to make and repair their own dresses and handbags. It is their goals!!!

  • Idabagussusila

    Bali, Indonesia

    Idabagussusila is a talented wooden artist who has been working with wood for more than a decade. He works with recycled materials found on Bali islands. His business was badly affected by the closure international border becuase of COVID.

  • Kao Kunurat


    Kao is a talented young artist and ceramist living in the north east of Thailand. He graduated in bachelor of Arts and loves to work with clay, creating art forms in pottery. In his spare time he loves camping and helping his alumni to do social services.

  • Oong Dong Artisans


    Oong Dong Artisans, Thailand has around 80 members who jointly market their products. They plant their own cotton and the plants used for dyes. Since each member grows their own cotton or plants they don’t use herbicides or insecticides. They use traditional weaving process.

  • Taidam Ethnic Group

    Loei, Thailand

    Started in 1987 by two sisters from the ethnic Taidam community who used to weave cloth for personal use. They then developed their skills to produce quality woven products and have developed a community enterprise. They have won many medals from the Queen of Thailand for their quality of weaving.

  • Tao Luang Studio

    Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Taoluang Studio is a small family business making hand-made ceramic homewares. Working with nature by using natural raw materials, they blend these into beautiful, high quality ceramics pieces.

  • Women's Seamstress group

    Lampang, Thailand

    Archan Buangao KhaenKhang (Archan means teacher in Thai) has a passion for crafts especially sewing. She works with the Thai government to train young women in villages to get sewing skills so they are able to work from home. She and her students formed a Women’s group and together.

Shop policies

Last updated on 15 Aug, 2022


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More information

Last updated on 11 May, 2022

Frequently asked questions

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Care instructions

Scarves, Bags, Placemats
These products are washable in a washing machine on gentle cycle. They prefer dry flat and inside out in a shade to preserve colour.

Ceramics, Stainless Steel products
These products are washable in a dish washer.