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The Guide to All Things Handmade
I’ll be adding to and updating this page regularly, so please feel free to pass along your recommendations.

Great Handmade Sites:

Artfire: site for sellers to set up shop (similar to Etsy) — all handmade items.

Blueberry Park: UK site with handcrafted jewelry, home decor, children’s items. etc.

Bookhou Design: baby, bags, furniture, home, art.

buyolympia.com: paper goods, books, kid stuff, etc.

Cosa Verde: collection of handmade shops with an eco-friendly focus.

Craftsbury Kids: many handmade items and toys for kids.

DaWanda: a European online marketplace.

Denyse Schmidt Quilts: beautiful and inspiring handmade quilts.

Etsy: the essential place to buy and sell handmade items.

Felt Jar: beautiful needle felted objects for your home.

goodEGG: great new shop for handmade items.

Little Flower Designs: ceramic dinnerware and home accessories.

Little Paper Planes: handmade goods from many artists.

Lotta Jansdotter: fabric, bags, stationery and more.

Meet me at Mikes: handmade and vintage goods.

Petit Collage: wonderful collages on wood for a child’s room.

Poppytalk Handmade: online market for handmade items.

Quiet Hours Toys: artisan-crafted toys

Rare Device: many handmade items, art and housewares.

Reform School : art, craft, design for the home and kids.

Sew, Mama, Sew!: excellent resource for sewers, with tutorials, sew-alongs, and giveaways.

Sublime Stitching: alternative hand embroidery patterns.

The Curiosity Shoppe: crafts, handmade goods for the home, books, etc.

Three Potato Four: vintage and modern hoousewares and accessories.

The Small Object: rubber stamps, wedding toppers and wooden objects from artist Sarah Neuburger.

Make Your Own Stuff — Fabric/Sewing Accessories:

Bloomerie: fabric, magazines, books and notions.

Cath Kidston: UK fabric and home goods shop.

Charm Stitch: designer and Japanese fabric.

Cia’s Palette: a wide variety of quilting fabrics.

Cloud 9 Fabrics: designer organic cotton fabric.

Contemporary Cloth: modern cotton fabric.

Cottonholic: Etsy site with a selection of Japanese fabrics.

Crafty Planet: fabric, books, patterns.

Daisy Janie: graphic, organic designs.

Drygoods Design Online: designer, Japanese, and modern fabrics.

Fabric.com: loads of fabrics including quilting, apparel and Liberty.

Fabricity: Etsy shop with designer fabric and notions.

Fabricworm: designer, organic and Japanese fabric.

Fashionable Fabrics: designer and Japanese fabrics, notions and patterns.

Fat Quarter Shop: huge selection of designer fabric and patterns.

Felt on the Fly: wool felt in lots of colors.

From Japan with Love: Japanese fabric and tons of other kawaii goodies.

Karaku Tokyo: Japanese fabrics.

Little Dress Kits: adorable sewing kits to make clothing for toddlers.

Lola Pink Fabrics: fabric, books, patterns and notions.

Matatabi: Etsy shop featuring Japanese fabric and trims.

Near Sea Naturals: organic fabrics.

Pins and Needles: online shop for NY based fabric store and sewing studio.

PM Organics: organic cotton fabrics.

Purl: designer fabrics, Liberty of London Tana Lawn fabrics, books, yarn, , etc.

Reproduction Fabrics: reproduction fabrics from 1775-1950, sorted by time period.

Sew Modern: the online shop of the LA fabric store.

Superbuzzy: specializing in Japanese fabric.

This and That from Japan: Japanese fabric, craft books and supplies.

Volksfaden: German shop featuring designer fabrics. Nice graphics.

Independent Fabric Designers:

Aunty Cookie: fun screenprinted fabrics.

Home Sweet: handprinted fabrics.

Kristen Doran Designs: hand printed textiles designed and printed in Australia.

Pippijoe: hand screenprinted designs on hemp and hemp/cotton blends.

Summersville: hand printed fabric by Lucie Summers.

Umbrella Prints: whimsical and bright designs.


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