The Handmade Market … Because "mall" is a four-letter word.

The Handmade Market … Because "mall" is a four-letter word.

A showcase of independent designers, artists, and crafters in Raleigh, NC.

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Take a look at this fabulous time-lapse video taken at The Handmade Market last November!  Much love and thanks to Jebb Graff for climbing that ladder and getting this excellent footage.

In other news – have you submitted your application yet?! If not, please read the guidelines and submit an application!

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Got an opinion about what’s best in our area?  Visit The Independent’s website and cast your vote today!  No membership is required to vote so you have no excuse.  =)

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Call for Artists – The Handmade Market – May 12

We’re now accepting applications for The Handmade Market on Saturday, May 12 in Raleigh, NC.

The event is one day only from 11 am to 5 pm, held indoors at Cobblestone Hall (City Market / Moore Square) in downtown Raleigh.

If you’re an independent designer, artist, or crafter interested in participating in this show, please read the guidelines and then submit an application. The application deadline is midnight (est) on March 24. Late applications will not be accepted, so submit yours today!

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Oopsies. Save a NEW date.

Hope you’ve got a bottle of white out handy so you can re-mark your calendars for our next event which is on MAY 12TH and not May 5th as previously posted.

Again, that’s MAY 12TH.  Our apologies for any trouble the error may cause.  =)

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Save the date, volunteer, and sponsorship opportunities


Please mark your calendars for The Handmade Market on Saturday, May 5 (oops- we meant May12)! We’re excited to return to Cobblestone Hall in downtown Raleigh’s City Market once again for our next event.  If you’re an independent artist, designer, or crafter, keep an eye on this space … the application will be opening REALLY soon!

Image courtesy of Kathryn Gonzalez of LinenLaidFelt

Image courtesy of Kathryn Gonzalez of LinenLaidFelt


Would you like to see your company’s name as a proud sponsor on these great reusable bags that at least 500 shoppers will be taking home after the market? If so, go here for the sponsorship details, and send us  an email!


We are always looking for volunteers to assist with the production of the show. If you are interested in helping on May 5 (NO! May 12!), we’d love to have you! Click here for more instructions.

We look forward to seeing you all again at The Handmade Market on May 5 (Say it with us- MAY12)!
With love+craftiness,
The Handmaidens

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