From wall decor to accessories.
Tanya is hand painting silk scarves in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is one art I have always wanted to try! She has some beautiful scarves for you to see by using this link to her store:
Gregory hand weaves in Kingston, New York. He is one of those keeping a cherished and ancient skill alive. I hope you visit his store to find out more, by using this link: FitchStudioWeavers
Lucy Lanuza is continuing one of the oldest fiber arts, in Napa, California. Macrame, or the art of tying knots, goes at least as far back as the ancient cultures of Babylonia. To see more of her works, please use this link to her store: MacrameElegance
Cheryl Haro is an artisan of fabric in Anoka, Minnesota. Treat yourself to handmade placemats in a variety of colors and patterns. You can find more of her designs on Etsy by using this link:
Corbie Kortz is crocheting for you in Grand Junction, Colorado. She has a wide selection of items for you and your home, but I especially lover her animal hats! I hope you will visit her store by using this link: HandMaknIt
Michele crochets items for you in Jacksonville, North Carolina. An experienced crocheter myself, I can tell she is very skilled at this from the evenness of the rows in her items. She not only has these wonderful washcloths which have a unique feel to them when you use them, she also has lovely baby blankets, and many other items you can select from by using this link to her store: FiberArtCrochet
Sheila Saxon designs and creates these in Anacortes, Washington. Have you heard of felting? I had not until I began looking for other items and started seeing all of these fascinating creations from felt. I hope you take a look at her other pieces by using this link to her store: FeltedFantasies
Shelli will custom knit you a delightful Christmas stocking in Gresham, Oregon. I know, here it is only March. But just think, you could place your orders now and be all set for the next holiday season! To see more of her skilled work, use this link to her store: CustomBearHugs
Angela Curtis hand makes items for your home in Rio Rico, Arizona. I love her crocheted owls, but I also love baskets! I hope you use this link to see what else she has made for you: AandBDesignStudio
Jane Hicks carefully pieces together her remarkable quilt designs in Staunton, Virginia. Each one is a unique and one of a kind OOAK piece of art. Breaking from traditional patterns to create this awesome wall hangings. I know from experience, the time which goes into each one. Please use this link to see her other works: JaneHicksQuilts
Kim Lapacek is a fiber art diva in Madison, Wisconsin. Although todays artists use brand new materials, quilting is the original up-cycling/recycling of arts. It comes from a long tradition of not wasting even the smallest little piece of woven cloth left from clothing and sewing those bits into colorful and creative patterns which often told the story of a family's members over time. I hope you will visit her store to see what else she has created. Here is a link: PersimonDreams
Hope makes glorious upcycled garments in Seattle, Washington. Her coats makes me very happy. In reality, this re-use of clothing has a long, long history. Quilts and rugs were once made from every little bit of cloth left from used clothing. And would often tell a story about a family. These are some cool garments indeed. Check out more by using this link: HopeFloatsUpcycled
Pam is in Warrenton, Missouri and uses a variety of materials to create her items. I really like her felted acorns, but chose one of her cross stitched pieces because I do really love cross stitch. It is one of those arts I hope more people will become interested in learning. Take a moment and see what else she has made here: Stitchcrafts
Denise in Wexford, Pennsylvania hand crochets a multitude of items for your home. Got hot coffee? Protect your hand with a coffee sleeve for that cup! Put a colorful basket on the table or a handmade top for that homemade jar of goodies. TheKnottyNeedle
Emily is very talented at a vanishing art. She turns simple string into amazing things in Yucca Valley, California. There was a time when almost everyone at least knew how to crochet if not knit, and many knew both. But to learn it well takes patience and persistence. Visit her store to see what else she has created!
Janine in Winter Haven, Florida designs and creates this wonderful little scenes. You could put one on your desk to remind you that the wonderful outdoors awaits you. FoxtailCreekStudio
Lesya designs and constructs these wonderful fabric dolls in Katy, Texas. Once again, I found myself having a hard time choosing which piece in an artisans store to feature. Each one of her dolls is unique. Truly OOAK One of a kind. I hope you visit her here to see more: HappyDollsByLesya
Bren works wonders with silk ribbon in Kitchener, Canada. I would so love to learn how she does this!
It was hard to choose which one to feature here. Please use this link to see what I had to choose from!
My first entry was LittleMissHattitude, original one of a kind little hats created by Angie in Montreal, Canada. I have a feeling these are going to go quick this season, so hurry and check them out!
Mountain Dolls have the most wonderful faces! She creates dolls and doll faces ornaments among her other creations. Janice Parrot is located in Albany, New York.
Sally Manke creates wonders from Arcadia, Michigan. From quilts to stunning wall hangings, she carries on a tradition and brings it into the present with new designs and awesome color combinations.
Bonnie Sernesky in Oroville, California makes a multitude of quality handmade useful items from fabric. Such as this cool insulated re-usable lunch bag!
Stephanie Allred out of Asheboro, North Carolina creates a wide range of handmade items. I crochet and knit myself, so I know the time and skill that goes into making a piece.
Linda in Los Angeles, California creates these. Isn't it beautiful?