Favourite Handmade Crafter (eg. Embroidery/Crochet/Knitting/Quilting)

Please leave a comment here nominating your Favourite Handmade Crafter (eg. Embroidery/Crochet/Knitting/Quilting) Artist/Designer/Shop.

Handmade crafter is any item using applique, embroidery, crochet, knitting, quilting, and sewing or mixed.

Jan Halvarson

169 comments:

carly said...

tree fox
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

brightandblithe said...

maya*made
http://mayamade.blogspot.com/

Kickcan and Conkers said...

Cathy Cullis
http://cathycullis.bigcartel.com/

yardage girl said...

Jodie at Vintage Ric-Rac makes the most fabulous softies ever!

http://www.vintagericrac.blogspot.com/

Belise a.k.a. Lisa said...

I want to nominate Stitchface. Coco, a chocolate brown Kittie, lives at our house now. I smile every time I see her.

http://littlestitchface.blogspot.com/
http://www.etsy.com/shop/stitchface

meri said...

I just love the colors of these two Dutch sister's work

http://www.etsy.com/shop/dutchsisters

Melissa de la Fuente said...

I would love to nominate Nicole from
www.astulabee.etsy.com
Thanks!
xo
Melis

Joe the papercutter said...

I love everything about Ileaiye's shop:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/ileaiye

Katherine said...

rachel denbow!

racheldenbow.com

Susan Sheehan said...

Creative Yarny goodness!!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/cricketscreations

Meghan said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/Yokoo

South Paw Studios said...

Love to nom these two
http://www.etsy.com/shop/cricketscreations

and

http://www.etsy.com/shop/ileaiye

-katy

Cate said...

Amazing quilts:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/handmadebyalissa

www.handmadebyalissa.com

alia said...

SummerBries Fine Knitwear!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/summerbries

Marja aka Glass Elements said...

I cannot get enough of http://www.etsy.com/shop/hasenpfeffer
so my nomination goes to them! :)

beau McCallum said...

I think the Hassenfeffer lady rules the planet she has more creativity than a tow truck driver has chains!!!

Eva / Sycamore Street Press said...

Sandra Juto. Wrist worms!

Eva / Sycamore Street Press said...

oops. her website is: http://sandrajuto.com

Roxana said...

TwoKnit has the most beautiful hand crochet cuffs:
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=28482136

Dawn said...

I think my stuff fits best in this category.

Scary White Girl Designs

http://scarywhitegirl.etsy.com

Timothy said...

http://carolinacottage.etsy.com

beautiful work, excellent craftsmanship, everything this artist creates is just beautifully done, i look forward to seeing what new things she creates every day.

Yummy and Company said...

nomination for crafter:

GreenStar Studio!

I love this little guy!
http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=37909059

Ashley said...

is it bad to nominate yourself?! filminthefridge.com

out of the frame said...

beth doherty - amazing amigurumi artist www.gourmetamigurumi.com

and can I be cheeky and nominate myself? www.outoftheframe.etsy.com and www.out-of-the-frame.blogspot.com

Anne said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/hasenpfeffer
My girls LOVE their Hasenpfeffer dolls!

Nicole said...

I was a little hesitant on nominating myself, at first, but after seeing others do it, I'm giving in.

Colie's Crafts - www.nslods.etsy.com

anna wadham said...

lovely embroidered necklaces!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/spinthread

Lauren said...

Karyn from the Workroom!
She is all things crafty and and inspires so many people around her: www.makesomething.ca

LenaDesign said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/polkaandbloom

dahlhaus said...

I'll second Sandra Juto's wrist worms.
http:sandrajuto.com

Plushroom Soup said...

This a tough category--so many to choose from! I nominate myself

http://plushroomsoup.etsy.com

and Kit Lane

http://www.etsy.com/shop/KitLane

Sandra said...

Does needlepoint fit into this category? If so, i nominate amh Design

www.amhdesignonline.com

nick said...

erin gilkes / atlantic treefox!

www.treefox.etsy.com

ArtMind said...

Apol from LaPomme.etsy.com

Crafty Maria said...

Carina from http://carinascraftblog.wardi.dk/

Selina said...

I second yardage girl's nom, Jodie (Ric-Rac) at http://www.vintagericrac.blogspot.com/

her work is just fabulous!

shebbodesign said...

I nominate this wonderful shop with unique Knitting-Crochet Clothing & Accessories
http://www.bysweetmom.etsy.com
soft and stylish items there!

Dolan Geiman said...

Chris Roberts Antieau
chrisroberts-antieau.com

She's a fiber rock star and deserves all the praise in the world. She and her son Noah are art fair buddies of ours. Check out the film about Chris featured at the American Visionary Art Museum with music by Tom Waits. Yup, Tom Waits.

Ali Walsh
dolangeiman.com
dolangeiman.etsy.com
Contemporary Art with a Southern Accent

tara said...

Jessica for making the sweetest samplers and treasured pieces:

http://www.etsy.com/shop/MiniatureRhino

whitney said...

I notice that Ashley from filminthefridge.com already nominated herself (ahem!), but I dare say I second that nomination whole-heartedly! She's so talented, so creative, so original, and so prolific, she certainly deserves it!

Valerie said...

I nominate one crocheter:

LazyTCrochet
http://www.etsy.com/shop/LazyTcrochet

and one felter

la petite libellule
http://www.etsy.com/shop/petitelibellule

karen said...

I'd like to suggest Chez Sucre Chez

www.chezsucrechez.etsy.com

she is a non-stop crafting machine! Someday I will have a french farm house filled with her hand embroidered tea towels! (sigh)

Michele said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/martice !!!

Periay said...

I love lots of shops but my favourite is:

www.warmandsoft.etsy.com

Meltem said...

I want to nominate this lovely shop

www.Periay.etsy.com

Thanks.

MANIFEST DESTITUTE said...

My nomination goes out to:

http://thefibrevolution.com

(for innovation and detail in design)

Zerva said...

for crochet,
sabahnur.etsy.com

Meltem said...

Sabahnur from http://www.etsy.com/shop/sabahnur

Thanks

Patty said...

Whitney Smith of course!

www.whitneysmithpottery.com

Miss Crowland said...

Miniature Rhino is such a good girl.

miniaturerhino.etsy.com

Megan said...

auntwilma.etsy.com of course!

Matthew Shine said...

I'll take:

auntwilma.etsy.com

for $1000, Alex.

Matti said...

and the best crafter goes to...

auntwilma.etsy com

starlight3 said...

I hereby nominate: auntwilma.etsy

f2images said...

Adventures of Jessica Rose!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/adventuresofjr

Sara Smedley said...

Kimberly Scola - Chez Sucre Chez
http://www.etsy.com/shop/chezsucrechez

Morgan said...

I nominate Ashley of FilmInTheFridge.com - she makes awesome, modern quilts!

linda said...

I nominate Ashley from FilmInTheFridge.com. Amazing site with the most beautiful, original quilts you've ever seen (or will ever want to buy!)

birch and sycamore said...

erin gilkes of atlantic treefox!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

Kim said...

I'm Aunt Wilma and I nominate myself!!!

Aunt Wilma
knit hats & harfs

auntwilma.etsy.com

Kj said...

I love Aunt Wilma- hello knitted trees!

auntwilma.etsy com

alison krochina said...

i love kim-ber-ly hamlin

her relaxed intuiton of design inspiration
are top

ali krochina said...

aunt wilma/
kim hamlin

2 personalities
1 person

///_-||. said...

auntwilma aka kimberly hamlin

super creative & fun!

Lou Lou & Oscar said...

I would like to nominate Margie Oomen of Resurrection Fern http://www.etsy.com/shop/knitalatte
and I would like to second Melissa's nomination, Nicole Licht of Astulabee
Thanks

Lou Lou & Oscar said...

I would like to nominate Margie Oomen of Resurrection Fern http://www.etsy.com/shop/knitalatte
and I would like to second Melissa's nomination, Nicole Licht of Astulabee
Thanks

Chakra Pennywhistle said...

nominating
knitstorm
http://www.etsy.com/shop/KnitStorm

&

phydeaux
http://www.etsy.com/shop/phydeaux

Hasenpfeffer Inc. said...

And I'd like to nominate Yoko from feltmates.etsy.com. Her creatures are awesome!

Brite Lines said...

oui oui oui, auntwilma.etsy.com s'il vous plait!

PopsicleStick.Etsy.com said...

I'd love to nominate SewZinski - you will seriously be blown away by her completely handmade and hand-embroidered custom (get any design you want - she's awesome to work with) wallets and card carriers/change purses. Check her shop here:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/sewZinski, but also check out her Flickr to see some crazy good work:
http://ow.ly/UFWt

ZU-ZU said...

One-of-a-kind trees...auntwilma.etsy.com please!

ixela said...

This time I would love to nominate my shop...
www.ixela.etsy.com
Thanks a lot!
ciao
Ale

Vilt à la Kim said...

I'd like to nominate ayca from www.ayawedding.etsy.com she make beautyfull things!

millie said...

I nominate Lynn at thelittleredhen.typepad.com.

Ettie Ogle said...

I vote for Kimberly Scola of Chez Sucre Chez!

www.chezsucrechez.etsy.com

someday studio said...

http://tinyhappy.typepad.com/tiny_happy/
Embroidery, drawing, knitting, sewing etc... so much talent and inspiration here!

Anna+Lila said...

I nominate Apol from Lapomme.etsy.com

Sara said...

I nominate Wunderkammer! Fabulous crochet (plus science!)
http://jpolka.etsy.com
http://jpolka.blogspot.com

karen said...

i would like to nominate

karen thurman design

http://www.kthurm.etsy.com

ArtMind said...

I would also like to add Marta:
http://martice.etsy.com

Yasha's Ceramics said...

I nominate Serpil Erol. She makes the most amazing hats, using a very unique way of knitting. She actually uses her fingers like knitting needles.

www.serpilerol.etsy.com

Liane said...

nicole!
www.astulabee.etsy.com!

Edera Jewelry said...

I nominate Emma Lamb!
http://emmalamb.etsy.com

cakehouse said...

knitknit!

knitknit.etsy.com

Martice said...

I would like to nominate myself: http://martice.etsy.com for the most colorful knitted sleeves :)))

Marcy said...

I would like to nominate Tuppence / Momfetti
www.momfetti.com

Angela said...

would like to nominate a.s.i.s.for
Favourite Handmade Crafter

www.luvasis.com

Vanessa P said...

Nicole from astulabee!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/astulabee

stairie said...

Mommy's Lil Monkey

http://www.mommyslilmonkey.com

sammi said...

I agree with many of the above, especially nicole from astulabee!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/astulabee

Amy said...

I nominate Angela Spencer of www.luvasismost.com

best knit hats around.

Ali said...

I would like to nominate Tuppence / Momfetti
www.momfetti.com

www.etsy.com/shop/momfetti

If it can be made, this girl can make it!

mabelmaguire said...

please can i nominate http://www.luvasis.com/

E. Thompson said...

I'm voting for Martice: http://martice.etsy.com

emma lamb said...

i'd like to nominate Tif of dottie angel... :)

http://www.etsy.com/shop/dottieangel

and myself... ;)

http://www.etsy.com/shop/EmmaLamb

Henriette said...

I'm supporting http://martice.etsy.com

Meg said...

I love www.etsy.com/shop/momfetti! She has great fun ideas!

Ebonie said...

I would like to nominate Tuppence at www.etsy.com/shop/momfetti. She has made some of the most amazing stuff, and I love all of her crafts and ideas!

tom said...

www.luvasismost.com

Astrid said...

I nominate Marta from http://martice.etsy.com

I really love my laptop-sleeve!

Anna said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/natajane

A good friend, Natalie, and her amazing creations... such a talented woman!

NewMoonStudio said...

I would like to nominate
http://www.etsy.com/shop/NewMoonCrochet
http://www.etsy.com/shop/ginaminda
Thank you!

shebbodesign said...

I would like to nominate : http://martice.etsy.com for the most colorful knitted sleeves :)))

antigoni said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/martice

antigoni said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/martice

NJ Face Painter said...

Momfetti, definitely! Her etsy store is here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/momfetti

And her awesome blog is here: http://www.momfetti.com/

Eduard said...

http://martice.etsy.com

Char said...

toni brockliss from little suitcase

http://littlesuitcase.blogspot.com

Vikki said...

I want to vote for Momfetti.

http://www.momfetti.com/

LeelaBijou said...

Martice
http://www.etsy.com/shop/martice

silkstory said...

I adore her knitting idea, i nomminate her, and i think all of you should see her works!

www.martice.etsy.com

ioon said...

Martice
http://www.etsy.com/shop/martice

Michelle said...

I vote for

http://www.etsy.com/shop/martice

Summer (designismine) said...

one of my sponsors sews the prettiest mobiles ever!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/leptitpapillon

melanie linder said...

i LOVE chez sucre chez!

www.chezsucrechez.etsy.com

Jellyroll Vintage said...

I nominate Angela Spencer at www.luvasis.com. She has the best, classically fashionable items with a homey, warm feeling. xoxo

sfgirlbybay said...

sandra juto - because she is so well-rounded, and so very talented. her smosch dolls, wrist worms, photos - all of it makes me smile:

http://sandrajuto.bigcartel.com/

jrose said...

I would like to nominate Angela Spencer of A.S.I.S. She has the most beautiful knits around!!!

www.luvasis.com

abby try again said...

erin from atlantic treefox!

Benjamin said...

CHEZ SUCRE CHEZ!

www.chezsucrechez.etsy.com

princess-nomi said...

I vote for Martice from http://martice.etsy.com

:)

Lili said...

A.S.I.S. is the best!

www.luvasis.com

Valerie said...

www.luvasis.com
I picked up her hat from the Brooklyn Flea - it makes me feel half- warrior, half-goddess.

Shawn said...

Astulabee... I love my paw keychain!!!!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/astulabee

Waterkikker said...

I love the site of Martice:
http://martice.etsy.com

Go and have a look!!
She's so creative
;))

Clothesline said...

home sweet home, of course...
www.chezsucrechez.etsy.com

Molly said...

There's no place like home sweet home!

www.chezsucrechez.etsy.co

Sema Gurerk- Floweredsky Jewelry said...

Hi,
I would like to nominate :
http://www.newmooncrochet.etsy.com
http://www.housejewels.etsy.com
http://warmandsoft.etsy.com
http://selecta6.etsy.com
http://filofashion.etsy.com
http://periay.etsy.com
Thanks

Theresia (Minori Design) said...

I like to nominate:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/Lemmikkiapina
I think she makes the most amazing dolls!

Rosemoo said...

I would like to also vote for Margie Oomen of Resurrection Fern
and Nicole Licht of Astulabee
Thanks

Rosemoo

lillyella said...

I would like to nominate Dennice of Fringe!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/fringe

thank you!

paul said...

I hereby nominate Angie Spencer of luvasis.com for her nimble fingered craftiness. Go Angie!

azure said...

I vote for Angela! She's a rockin' stitchin' superstar!! Everything from her hats to earrings is dynamite--perfect blend of cool and crafty.

http://www.luvasis.com

Paperfection said...

Martice,
Colourful knitted laptop sleeves and more knitted goodies!
http://martice.etsy.com

Myko said...

I nominate Lois and her lovely crafted items!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/tokyoblues

Isabella Ashenhurst Scott said...

I want to nominate angela spencer from a.s.i.s.
web site: http://www.luvasis.com

growindie said...

I nominate the lovely

www.chezsucrechez.etsy.com

gr8jewellery said...

http://www.etsy.com/shop/martice

erica said...

I would like to nominate Angela Spencer from A.S.I.S. her crocheted and knitting items rock!!!

http://www.luvasis.com

rebecca / moontree letterpress said...

angela spencer from a.s.i.s
www.luvasis.com

Love her! :)

beva said...

Yes I agree, I love www.luvasis.com. Angela's has a superb influence on even my business adornments which makes my formal dressing much more fun, colorful and mod.
Her creations are inspirationally adorning me all the time, I keep going back to see what's new.
www.luvasis.com

Brenda said...

Sarah from Fray is an incredible crocheter (and now also dyes and spins her own fiber!):

http://www.etsy.com/shop/fray

Emily said...

Oh definately Jude Hill!!
http://www.flickr.com/photos/joodles/

jen j said...

kimberly scola at chezsucrechez!
http://www.chezsucrechez.etsy.com

Graham said...

Just want to say Angie Spencer from a.s.i.s.
www.luvasis.com
I see behind the scenes at what she does to make this happen, one of the hardest workers i know. Her designs are so detailed. i think she will go far.

Christelle said...

I add two of my favorite :

Lisa aka Lou Lou & Oscar
http://blog.loulouandoscar.com/
http://loulouandoscar.etsy.com

and

Séverine aka SC
http://singlecrochet.blogspot.com/
http://singlecrochet.etsy.com

encorepetite said...

I'd love to add my very favourite : Nicole / Astulabee.
http://astulabee.blogspot.com/

And may I add some more names ? (I am not sure I get the rules properly)
Because I'd love to add two :
Lisa / Lou Lou & Oscar.
http://blog.loulouandoscar.com/
&
Margie / Resurrection Fern
http://resurrectionfern.typepad.com/

Kisses from Paris,
x x x
___mathyld___

practice said...

angela spencer's line: a.s.i.s.
www.luvasis.com

she's awesome, check out her stuff!!

Judith said...

angela spencer's line: a.s.i.s.
www.luvasis.com


Innovative and beautifully crafted!

Novella's rant said...

Nicole Licht (astulabee) should win, her creatures are pure art:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/astulabee

hellojenuine said...

erin gilkes of atlantictreefox
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

anabela / fieldguided said...

atlantictreefox!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

Caroline said...

atlantictreefox!!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

Kristina said...

My favorite soft toys come from Lil Sprout Knits (lilsproutknits.etsy.com) and Love Yu (loveyu.artfire.com).

Rachael, Pistachio Press said...

atlantic tree fox
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

Rita said...

http://www.luvasis.com/
Fabulous and very original handmade knit and crochet items in gorgeous colors and textures. LOVE LOVE the cashmere chain bracelets and necklaces.

Jethro said...

I nominate LUVASIS--my favorite hat comes from there

perma-scowl said...

treefox
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

Patty said...

Brenda of Phydeaux! The most awesome scarves & cowls ever!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/phydeaux

Lyndsay Buchanan said...

erin at atlantic treefox!

TokyoBLues said...

Myko the QUEEN of CUTE makes the sweetest little Bunnies and Chickies, some with valentines, using wool pom poms and vintage decorations.

....They almost make my teeth hurt they are that sweet.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/mykobocek

SurrealDesign said...

I too feel strange nominating myself, however, you do have to sorta 'pimp' yourself out to get your name out there! :D

Nyssa
http://surrealdesign.squarespace.com

niu said...

yokoo
http://www.etsy.com/shop/Yokoo

lemonade said...

atlantic treefox!
http://www.etsy.com/shop/treefox

Angela C. said...

The cutest knitted slippers (ballet flats with a flair!) are at www.frenchpressknits.com. I love her ideas and use of color.

Claire said...

I would like to nominate Hen over at www.henhousehomemade.blogspot.com for her crafty, stitchy goodness, her hands are never idle and her den is to be desired.

KIWANSDESIGN EBRUK said...

I would like to nominate www.ebruk.etsy.com

The Rose Room said...

tif at dottie angel

http://dottieangel.blogspot.com/

Jamii Hale said...

Hello Poppytalk,
I would love to vote for Daniela's hasenpfeffer.etsy.com

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