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

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    Paper pieced stars

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    Orange suns and hearts

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    Lady with a bowl

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  • Arkansas traveler scrappy quilt

    Arkansas traveler scrappy quilt

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    Fiddle no. 52 mermaid

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Meet some of our artisans.

Our state has a long history of fine artisans providing beautiful and functional pieces for all to use, cherish, and enjoy. That continues today. NC Handmade provides a place for artisan and patron to meet and share their joy and appreciation for fine quality, handmade North Carolina crafts. Please browse through our marketplace, and enjoy getting to know our artisans.

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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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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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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

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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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Becoming an NC Handmade artisan

We charge a monthly administrative fee of $10 (currently waived for new artisans for the first six months) and 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 craft-lovers from across the country who can purchase your work 24/7.

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