Inspiring and connecting craft-lovers to the many handmade arts, traditions, and natural wonders of North Carolina

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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.

  • berry bowl with plate

    Butter yellow berry bowl with plate

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  • green berry bowl

    Green berry bowl

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  • blue sugar bowl with lid

    Blue glazed sugar bowl with lid

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  • fruit bowl

    One-of-a-kind blue fruit bowl

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  • sugar bowl with lid

    Sugar bowl with lid in leaf theme

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  • Afrocentric textile stud earrings

    Multicolored/Afrocentric textile stud earrings

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  • purple marble textile stud earrings

    Purple marble textile stud earrings

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  • gingham post earrings

    Gingham pink, red and white stud earrings

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  • kente textile stud earrings

    Kente textile stud earrings

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  • teal silk stud spiral dangles

    Teal silk stud spiral dangles

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  • cork dangle earrings

    Cork textile dangle earrings

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  • dichroic glass pendant

    Diamond-shape purple, blue and green dichroic glass pendant

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  • dichroic pendant

    Oval blue dichroic glass pendant

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  • cowl

    Cowl in sunrise colors

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  • infinity scarf

    Teal infinity scarf

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  • cylinder vase

    Indigo blue cylinder vase

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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.

Cindy Long at her weaving loom

Cindy Long

This weaver from High Country creates unique woven pieces with the yarns coming from mills in the Carolinas.

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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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marilyn gore

Marilyn Yvonne Gore

Charlotte quilter Marilyn Yvonne Gore is dedicated to the art and preservation of quilts that represent African American culture and history.

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Frumet Raskin-Miller

This potter from Durham gets fired up making work for food-lovers and fiber artists — all out of her small home studio, her “garagio.”

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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?

cindy teaching at loom

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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reception table

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

Connect with NC shoppers from across the country who can purchase your work 24/7.

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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