March 23, 2017
by The Handmade Market

The Spring Handmade Market application period is closed

The application for The Handmade Market on May 13th is now closed. If you submitted an application, thank you!

Notification emails will be delivered to your in-boxes by March 29th.

If you missed the application deadline, you can still be involved in the show! We need a few good volunteers to help spread the word over the next several weeks, as well as help with behind-the-scenes on the day of the event. If you missed the Call for Artists announcement, please sign up for the newsletter — that way you’ll receive all future announcements and updates.

We are still accepting sponsors, deadlines are April 1st for Apprentice level and April 30th for Starving Artist Level.

If you know a vintage, retro, mid-century, salvage and/or industrial goods vendor…our application period just opened for Urban Vintage so spread the word.

The Holiday Handmade Market application period will open again this Summer so keep your eyes peeled.

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March 22, 2017
by The Handmade Market

Applications are open for Urban Vintage!

Urban Vintage is back and in a new location for July 28th & 29th!

If you sell antique, vintage, retro, mid-century, salvage and industrial goods, this is the perfect event for you.

Urban Vintage was born from an idea to bring affordable collections of vintage and antique goods to the Raleigh area for a temporary pop-up shopping event. The first Urban Vintage took place in August of 2015. Vendors reported record breaking sales and crowds filled the venue looking for found, historical and kitschy objects seen on some of the trending designer TV shows. Urban Vintage is looking to build a reputation for the best curated goods and most sought after vendors it can handle.

This two day shopping event will be held at a brand new venue for us at the historic All Saints Chapel in downtown Raleigh. Built in 1875, this is the most perfect location to host Urban Vintage. Join us on Friday, July 28th from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm for our Early Bird Shoppers and on Saturday, Saturday 29th 10:00 am until 5:00 pm for a full day of shopping. 

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, please go here to fill out our on-line application. All applications are due by June 5th.

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March 21, 2017
by The Handmade Market

Last Call for Artists!

The deadline is nearing……

If you have been putting it off until the last minute, like most of us do, then here is your gentle, non-nagging reminder.

Take a deep breath. Stretch your spine. Make yourself a cup of coffee or tea even and then log on to The Handmade Market site. See, we already highlighted it for you. It’s that easy! Now clear your mind and read through the application guidelines because that page contains all the answers to life’s questions.

Now it’s time to cross the finish line…

The Application

You’ve got this. We believe in you and so look forward to seeing your work.

And see, you did it with time to spare.

You are the greatest.

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February 2, 2017
by The Handmade Market

Applications are OPEN for The Handmade Market

Mark your calendars and get those applications ready.

Artists! It’s finally time!
The Handmade Market is back! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 13! Applications for artists, designers and crafters wishing to participate are now open until March 22nd. Here is the handy link that you can use to apply: Handmade Market Application.

This event will be indoors and for ONE DAY only from 10am until 7pm at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh.

For you shoppers, here are some deets:
Early Bird Shopping begins at 10 am and goes until 12 pm. Free Admission is from 12 pm until 7 pm.
For more information about our Spring Handmade Market, sign up for our newsletter and visit our website for updates about more events from The Handmaidens.


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