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New one-of-a-kind handcrafted wares

These unique items are juried with love for our shoppers by the NC Handmade team.

  • poncho scarf

    Poncho scarf with metallic copper accents

    $110.00
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  • infinity scarf

    Infinity scarf in autumn colors

    $110.00
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  • infinity scarf

    Charcoal gray infinity scarf with red, teal, orange and purple

    $110.00
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  • yarn bowl

    Yarn bowl

    $36.00
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  • handcrafted pottery angel

    Everyone needs an angel

    $44.00
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  • handcrafted pottery angel

    Everyone needs an angel

    $44.00
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  • pottery angel

    Everyone needs an angel

    $44.00
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  • felt sunflower

    Single felt sunflower

    $40.00
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  • large felt rose

    Large felt rose

    $40.00
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  • individual felt rose

    Individual felt rose – standard size

    $40.00
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  • cork textile ring

    Cork textile ring

    $40.00
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  • cork textile necklace

    Cork textile necklace

    $45.00
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  • teal silk textile necklace

    Teal silk textile ring

    $35.00
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  • teal silk textile necklace

    Teal silk textile necklace

    $40.00
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  • kente textile ring

    Kente textile ring

    $35.00
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  • kente textile necklace

    Kente textile necklace

    $40.00
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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.

Julie Ottesen making a basket

Julie Ottesen

Skilled at the rare art of Nantucketry, this renowned basket-maker hand-carved handles and caning, drawing directly from nature.

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Mike Anderson

Mike Anderson, better known as “fiddlemakermike” has been making fiddles for over 20 years. A woodworker since childhood, he has an exuberant love music and passion to create.

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Sheridan Watkins

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

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Pam Washer at sewing machine

Pam Washer

This sewist from Blowing Rock creates one-of-a-kind handbags using repurposed materials — all on her 1958 Singer Featherweight sewing machine.

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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?

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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

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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

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Become an NC Handmade artisan.

We charge a commission fee at the following levels:

  • 25% commission fee per item sold at $500 or less
  • 20% commission fee per item sold for more than $500

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Devote more time to crafting without worrying about joining a guild, maintaining your online presence, stocking your booth, or adding another craft fair to your busy schedule. Join a growing community of Carolina craftspeople.

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