L'Heureux said there is no admission fee to the craft fair
The first AWA craft fair was held in 1979 during an AWA general meeting and featured about five tables of homemade hobby and craft items created by AWA members.
Along the way, the craft fair has also become a test market for prospective commercial businesses.
During the afternoon The Muppets Christmas Carol will be shown on the big screen, alongside a Christmas craft fair - which is also open tomorrow - which runs from 10am to 4.
Meanwhile The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is holding its annual Making Merry craft fair from 10am to 4pm tomorrow.
With the skills and knowledge I've gained from my course and from organising the craft fairs I think I've definitely found my entrepreneurial niche.
Cleveland College of Art & Design textile student Ebony Leach has staged her second major craft fair in the North-east after seeing a gap in the market for designer makers.
Future craft fairs
are planned during the year with seasonal events lined up.
Ms Niemann also changed the event's title from a craft fair
to a bazaar to allow more people to participate.
The craft fairs
have been approved during the past few years and have been successful.
Textile Artist Michaela McMillan, 32, will be taking her collection of coral-inspired sculptures to London for the Chelsea Craft Fair
from October 15 - 27.
He added: "I was going to craft fairs
but they were getting more expensive and costing pounds 40 or pounds 50 just to have a six foot table, plus the cost of petrol.