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:

Craftsbury Kids
: many handmade items and toys for kids.

Etsy: buy and sell handmade items.

Mahar Dry Goods: vintage and handmade goods for the wee ones.

Orange Lola: jewelry, apparel, paper and other great handmade and well-designed items.

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.

Rose and Radish: housewares, textiles, lighting, art, kids.

Trunkt
: an online connection to independent artisans.


Make Your Own Stuff — Fabric Sites:

Bunte Fabrics: European style — great knits, corduroy, etc.

Crafty Planet: fabric, books, patterns

Matatabi: Etsy shop featuring Japanese fabric and trims.

Nuno-Plus: UK store with Japanese imports, designer fabrics, etc.

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

Reprodepot: vintage reproductions, retro, Japanese imports, notions, books, patterns, etc.

Sew, Mama, Sew!: great selection of designer and modern fabrics.

Sonatine: another Etsy shop featuring Japanese fabric.

Superbuzzy: specializing in Japanese fabric.

Paper and Other Crafts:

The Paper Studio: decorative papers for crafting