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New one-of-a-kind handcrafted wares
Poncho scarf in purple, red, hot pink and orange$110.00 Add to cart
Slate and navy blue infinity scarf$110.00 Add to cart
Shimmering blue-green dichroic glass 3.5-inch barrette$20.00 Add to cart
Bright blue dichroic glass 4-inch barrette$20.00 Add to cart
Sparkling blues with wispy white overlay 4-inch barrette$20.00 Add to cart
Reconstructed stripes quilt$1,200.00 Add to cart
Circles, squares and triangles quilt$1,000.00 Add to cart
Gold and silver necktie quilt$1,500.00 Add to cart
Necktie linings quilt$750.00 Add to cart
Pastel pink and blue all silk neckties quilt$1,000.00 Add to cart
Sample of custom quilted piece – small$400.00 Add to cart
Sample of custom quilted piece – large$1,400.00 Add to cart
Poncho scarf with metallic copper accents$110.00 Add to cart
Infinity scarf in autumn colors$110.00 Add to cart
Charcoal gray infinity scarf with red, teal, orange and purple$110.00 Add to cart
Yarn bowl$36.00 Add to cart
Meet some of our local vendors.
Our state has a long history of craftswomen and craftsmen providing beautiful and functional pieces for all to use, cherish, and enjoy. That continues today. NC Handmade provides a place for makers and patrons to meet and share their joy and appreciation for fine craftsmanship, handmade North Carolina crafts. Please browse through our store, and enjoy getting to know our local artisans.
This sewist from Blowing Rock creates one-of-a-kind handbags using repurposed materials — all on her 1958 Singer Featherweight sewing machine.
Linda Dease Smith
This Blowing Rock fiber artist is up to the challenge of repurposing and upcycling any fabric she gets her hands on.
Ineke Thomas Blowing Rock, North Carolina Ineke (pronounced Ee-ni-ka) is a self-taught artist who uses irregular fibers and found objects in her abstract wall art,
This weaver from High Country creates unique woven pieces with the yarns coming from mills in the Carolinas.
Sheridan Watkins PerennialPeaces, Winston Salem, North Carolina Think about your most lightweight pair of earrings…these are probably lighter than that! All earrings are made from
Skilled at the rare art of Nantucketry, this renowned basket-maker hand-carved handles and caning, drawing directly from nature.
Recent blog posts
The latest news in North Carolina’s folk art scene. None of it is sponsored. All of it is genuine southern arts and crafts SASS! Are you interesting in guest-posting?
GreenHill WINTER SHOW exhibition of contemporary NC Artists
Congratulations to Cindy Long who was recently asked to participate in GreenHill Center for NC Art‘s upcoming WINTER SHOW invitational exhibition, December 11, 2022 –
Sharing their gift
Sharing their gift NC Handmade artisans are spreading the joy they find in their craft. Weaver Cindy Long recently spent three afternoons demonstrating loom weaving
Julia “Julie” Ottesen
Julia (Julie) Ottesen July 31, 1931 – October 9, 2021 It is with deep sadness and profound respect that we acknowledge the passing of Julia
“What Happened to Our School?”
“What Happened to Our School?” Recently I happened to receive an invitation to the virtual film release of a documentary on the Old Fort Mural
Why Cindy Long chose woodbuttons.com as her source for beautiful wood buttons!
Buttonwood Corp. (aka woodbuttons.com) has been a family business in continuous operation since 1939. Steven and Dennis Hoffman’s dad and two brothers started a small manufacturing firm to create unique wooden apparel trim in NYC’s fabled garment center.
Bring Us Your Best: The Virtual Gallery
The Arts Council of Henderson County and local radio station WTZQ have partnered to present a modified version of this annual event right before the
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