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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.

  • Afrocentric textile stud earrings

    Multicolored/Afrocentric textile stud earrings

    $50.00
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  • purple marble textile stud earrings

    Purple marble textile stud earrings

    $50.00
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  • gingham post earrings

    Gingham pink, red and white stud earrings

    $50.00
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  • kente textile stud earrings

    Kente textile stud earrings

    $50.00
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  • teal silk stud spiral dangles

    Teal silk stud spiral dangles

    $65.00
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  • cork dangle earrings

    Cork textile dangle earrings

    $60.00
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  • Pink flower medium tote with carved bead

    Pink flower medium tote with carved bead

    $98.00
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  • Teal floral medium tote with pearl accent

    Teal floral medium tote with pearl accent

    $98.00
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  • Safari green large tote

    Safari green large tote

    $98.00
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  • Wrapped in mink medium tote

    Wrapped in mink medium tote

    $128.00
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  • Blue dots medium tote

    Blue dots medium tote

    $80.00
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  • Funky striped medium tote

    Funky striped medium tote

    $80.00
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  • Small pinecone tote in teal and sage green

    Small pinecone tote in teal and sage green

    $72.00
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  • Black and white floral medium tote

    Black and white floral medium tote

    $98.00
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  • Green and teal tropical leaves medium tote

    Green and teal tropical leaves medium tote

    $80.00
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  • Blue on orange small tote shoulder bag

    Blue on orange small tote shoulder bag

    $72.00
    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.

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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Sheridan Watkins

Sheridan Watkins Shairpins, 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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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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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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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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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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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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