Handmade custom designed for all ages! Something different. My specialty is my unicorn hats. All the kids 🦄🦄love them! I have sports hats, princess, super hero’s and many more! Don’t miss my space inside!
Handcrafted artisan gnomes made in the Nordic tradition for your home!
Each Adorable Gnome is created, cut, sewn and assembled by hand with love in my home studio in Rochester, MN. At this years Maker Fair Minnesota, I will have a large selection of Farmhouse, Halloween, Fall, Christmas and MN Professional/ Collegiate Sports gnomes available, along with gnomes in every color that will complement your home decor.
Stop by my booth to take home your own, one-of-a-kind Adorable Gnome!
Alternative Roots Farm, Madelia, is Brown County’s Farm Family of the Year – John and Brooke Knisley offer certified organic apples, garlic and other produce. Featuring well known apples–Honeycrisp, McIntosh–and older standards and heirlooms–Keepsake, Golden Russet, Sweet 16 and more!
We will be offering a dozen or more varieties – come find a new (or old) favorite! Other offerings featured at the Maker Fair include applesauce and apple butter (no sugar, only honey!) and dried apple rings.
If you are looking for preservative-free jams and preserves, or if you feel a bit sheepish when you join your kids in a PB&J lunch, or if you need to impress company with a delicious appetizer, we’ve got just what you need. Angie loves creating and making classy, delicious jars of preserves and pickled vegetables so you can join your kids for that sandwich lunch and still feel like an adult. Many of our preserves are made with fruits and vegetables grown on our family farm.
We are the the Asian Hut and we make decisions Asian Fusion food.
August Sparrow is a Minnesota lifestyle brand that was founded in 2012. We make quality handmade Minnesota inspired goods that are functional, stylish and fun!
We can’t wait to be back for our third year at Maker Fair Minnesota with our newest styles of hats, clothing, blankets and other goods!
Custom toddler and baby clothing items
Bark Avenue Mn carries a large variety of products to make your dog cozy and even more attractive. We have coats, beds, collars, bandanas and much, much more. Visit our Facebook page for a better look. Many of our coats are repurposed, add visibility during walks, and keep Fido dryer.
We have 6 sizes and encourage you to bring your dogs measurements.
Save. Recycle. Reimagine. Artist Michael Kutch of Barn Bridge Hill Salvage Art takes salvaged and discarded materials and shapes them into new artistic creations. Old tin, gears, croquet mallets, reflectors, fishing lures, and architectural pieces are just a few of the thousands of items used in this unique salvage art. See for yourself at: https://www.barnbridgehill.com/
New This Year: Metal Prints (Limited)
Hundreds of old barn prints in various sizes
Becker Woodcraft is a custom craftsman wood shop building boxes and furniture that can be passed down as heirlooms. From small keepsake boxes to large conference tables, household furniture and custom painted signs we do it all. Most of the design pieces used are sourced locally, milled and stored onsite to dry. Materials that are purchased are sourced from local vendors whenever possible, but if you desire woods that are exotic or unique I have sources for that as well.
Hand made shawls, pillow cases and bath towels.
Handmade with love in Lakeville, MN. The coziest t-shirts around with fun mom sayings, MN pride, school spirit, and more! Fun home decor and gifts as well ,created using innovative techniques and technology. We always have new items, so be sure to stop by!
Here at Bidwell Creations we strive to create unique, fun crafted items. Our items are mostly original works/designs and then laser engraved/cut. Our items include light up pictures, shadow boxes, cribbage boards, 3D model dinosaurs & deer mount, signs, magnets, keychains, cut outs, ornaments, Christmas tree and more. We can make your custom creations as well, or customize current items to your liking.
We love beautifying homes, using inspirational and uplifting designs. Our goal is to make a trendy, encouraging piece of decor that will fit in your home perfectly or be that perfect gift!
The wood we use is all hand selected to make sure you get top quality. We use a variation of heat-treated pallet boards and new wood, depending on the piece. Because we use natural materials, no two pieces will be exactly the same!
Make sure to come check us out this year at the Maker Fair!
We make beautiful items out of wood such as cutting boards, cheese slicers, pizza peels and lazy Susan’s. Other items include squirrel feeders and bluebird houses.
Barnwood and other recycled wood signs with fun sayings. Lighted glass snowmen. Something new, Jack O’Gourds! A variety of jack o’lantern type of faces in a variety of colors and many gourds to choose from to create your own Jack O’ Gourd! $3 each to make and take your own, what will you go home with?
Many other fun things and custom orders welcome!
Upcycled creations using bottlecaps and vintage and collectible findings.
Hi my name is Rhonda, I make Handmade signs, rustic home decor, and anything Minnesota, from corrugated cutouts, t-shirts, sweatshirts, pillows, to the popular distressed MN hats.
I also do custom orders for signs and clothing. All items are made in Waterville. Come see me and get your holiday shopping done early.
I have a variety of products at my booth. Hooded bath towels trimmed in ribbon or lined with fabric. All towels have ears. Need a Terry hair wrap? I have them. Lots of neck pillows in 2 styles and lots of fabric choices. I also take care of babies with blankets, bibs and burp cloths.
You can also check out my many tote bag designs.
I have been sewing since I was a little girl. You may know me from Hancock Fabrics! Come check me out. I am looking forward to seeing you!
Hand crafted cozy warm double lined fleece mittens, hats and headbands and more.
An ugly old tie made into a beautiful purse. Special orders can be made with your favorite family members old tie.
Visit Cricket Creations on October 12th for a variety of wooden signs and home decor!
Handcrafted wooden household and gift items including but not limited to games, canes and quilting accessories. All products are fine woods with a high quality finish. Many items are unique and our makers own design. One of the most popular games is “fast track” which is highly played among the seniors in the retirement communities. It is an easy game and would work well for children also.
Crap from scrap 🙂 scrap metal yard art.
Finnspiration Blankets are handcrafted blankets made with high quality, ultra soft minky fabric. A variety of prints and colors are available at an affordable price. I do take orders for custom sizes. I am continually adding new prints and color options. All the blankets are able to be personalized with a variety of fonts available. I am able to offer a reasonable turn-around time on personalized blankets. All blankets are machine washable and are very durable.
I custom crotchet hats, scarves, gloves, shoes, boots, blankets and anything crotcheted. I have a lot on hand and can do custom orders. I also have vintage patched flannel shirts and screen printed items.
Lip Balm Holders, Lipstick Holders, Bibs, Burp Cloths, Quilts, Wall Hangings, Table Runners, Pillows
I use license plates to create a range of images.
Skincare Inspired by Nature.
Handcrafted farmhouse signs, rustic wood geometrics, unique throw pillows.
Handcrafted artisan goat milk soaps, made locally in small batches. Handmade, bath bombs, bubble bars, bubble scoops, lotion bars ,lotion sticks and more.
Hand thrown pottery by Alyssa. Simple every day pieces to make every day way more than simple. Make it bright, make it joyous, make it unique, make it you! And made with love. Feel inspired!
30 year old established business making decorative solar lights, marshmallow shooters and ring toss games, crocheted towels, dishrags, and scrubbies, aprons for dolls, kids, and adults, fleece pillows and blankets for adults, kids, and lap robes for wheelchairs, adult clothing covers, potholders, insulated cloth trivets. matching sets of dishrags, scrubbies, potholders, and trivets.
Christmas trees—and more— GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFTS
Handmade winter accessories for women. Fabric hats and mittens–all are lined and some with synthetic fur. Hand crocheted scarves in lots of different styles. Greeting cards, magnets, and book markers with prints of flowers that I grow. The flower images are captured using scanography and photograpy.
One-of-a-kind handmade jewelry for men women and children, created with aloha. Unique mixed metal jewelry ranging from rustic copper and steampunk to found object creations featuring sea glass, driftwood, lake stone, lava and natural stone. My pieces are hand pounded on an old fashioned anvil, wire wrapped, and often customized to fit you on location.
Combining objects found in nature & organic seed, Jules creates solid bird treats that I call “Edible Garden Art” Each piece is different, modern & enjoyable to look at as well as bringing wild songbirds closer into view.
We use only one kind of seed because of it’s amazing qualities. Organic Golden Safflower is high in oils, fats and proteins. It is also non GMO. The seed’s thinner hull allows even the tiniest of birds to enjoy it. Big birds don’t like it. Squirrels tend to leave it alone.
Hand carved garden mushrooms made from re-claimed red cedar
kiki b omi designs products are colorfully whimsical and focus on the creative child in all of us.
The art carrier line includes crayon and colored pencil rolls, art caddies, and art purses. Each carrier is created with bright and colorful fabrics and come pre-stuffed with art supplies.
The Up-Cycled Friend line consists of plants and animals that have been lovingly created partly from salvaged textiles. Each Up-Cycled friend has been fittingly named to match their personality.
Made with re-purposed chiffons and novelty yarns, these hand knit scarves are each one a unique blend of color, fiber and texture.
REPURPOSED BARN WOOD, PALLET WOOD AND WINDOWS HELP TO CREATE ONE OF A KIND HOME DECOR. I PRIDE MYSELF IN MAKING SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE WITH THE VARIETY I CREATE. A “KOUNTRY” FLAIR TO EVERYTHING I CREATE!
Here in Minnesota we love our lakes and are proud to be from such an awesome state. With that simple idea we started Lakes Company, a place to find high quality apparel and gifts that show our Minnesota pride.
✅ t-shirts ✅ hoodies ✅ accessories￼ ✅ can koozies ✅ stickers ✅ magnets ✅ hats
Lakes Co. designs, makes, and sells Minnesota themed apparel and gifts in Waterville MN, made for true Minnesotans.
*wholesale options available. www.LakesCompany.com
Laketown Soap Co. offers a variety of handcrafted goat milk soaps. All products are scented using essential oils or natural phthalate-free fragrance oils, and colored using dried clays, herbs, and spices. Laketown Soap began as a hobby, until friends and family fell in love with each soap, bar by bar. They begged me to “make it official” and the rest is history!
Leona Mae’d is a small MN based business specializing in upcycling and repurposing vintage silverware and giving it a new life with it being made into various jewelry, bookmarks, fishing lures, bookmarks, vases and SO much more! Everything is handcrafted and select items are also handstamped!
Traditional and plush handwoven rag rugs. On my vintage loom I weave one-of-a-kind creations from upcycled textiles. Many great colors, textures, and sizes. NEW THIS YEAR: hallway boot/shoe mats, mug rugs (coasters), and an entire forest of “weavers trees.” Stop by and say “hi”. Take the guesswork out of shopping—-measure your “I need a rug there” spaces😊.
Modern knitwear including winter hats, slouchy beanies, scarves, boho vests, chunky baskets and wall hangings. Maker accessories such as drawstring project bags, faux fur pom poms and stitch markers.
lydeen is a handmade jewelry line that incorporates vintage & artisan components. This is to, not only support current artists by purchasing their beautiful components, but also the work of craftsman from days gone by that made these now, well loved, unique pieces by hand from a much simpler time.
The finished pieces then become collaborative, handmade, one-of-a-kind works of art.
Handmade signs, home decor, and furniture. We also do custom orders for both decor and furniture. If you can imagine it we will create it!
Handmade, wooden seasonal decor including fall/harvest, winter/Christmas and holiday.
Makin’ It Mama hand crochets fashionable winter wear and adorable stuffed animals! Find gloves, mittens, hats, scarves, cowls, baby slippers and stuffed toys at her booth once again this year!
Painted signs, furniture, and decor using reclaimed materials.
We are a husband and wife team that LOVES the rustic charm of the olden days. We try to incorporate that into our one of kind pieces. We have been placing our gems in homes around the state since 2012.
We specialize in individualized products for each one of our clients. We can do anything from vehicle decals (bumper stickers, stripes, logos, sports teams), home decor such as wall sayings, rustic signs, printed pictures or gifts to commercial signs.
Mike & Brenda’s Salsa & Bloody Mary Mix started years ago with a small line of salsa. Since then, their product line up includes 10 different kinds of salsas, their Bloody Mary mix, and a new line of pickled goods, including Hot Horseradish Pickles, Jalapeno Pickles, Ghost Pepper Pickles, Pickled Beets, Pickled Mushrooms, Pickled Asparagus, and Dilly Beans! We’ve got something for everyone’s tastebuds. Great for yourself or as gifts. Stop by and try us out!
I use vintage Readers Digests to create a unique MN decoration. There books came out several times a year since the 60’s. Each cover is pretty and unique and also dated. Great gift idea for special birthdays or anniversaries. Very reasonably priced.
My concrete Leaves are beautiful and a great addition to any garden.
Recycled vintage items including sleds, skis, snowshoes, wooden boxes, windows, liquor and wine bottles.
My Darling Dough specializes in beautifully decorated cookies for all occasions. If you have a reason to celebrate, she has a cookie to wow you & all your guests! Customers can request custom cookies, or choose to order pre-designed sets for all major Holidays and events throughout the year.
Check out My Darling Dough on Facebook & Instagram where you can follow along with her most recent sets, tutorials, and see sneak peeks of the beautiful, fun and delicious custom orders she is working on.
Myra’s Kitchen is happy to bring you fun, colorful, realistic looking play foods made out of felt. From familiar breakfast items, sandwiches, pasta, burgers, ice cream cones and cookies to unique play food gifts like tator tot hotdish you and your child are sure to find something to make you smile!
My pieces are one-of-a-kind works of wearable art! I work primarily in sterling silver & use natural gemstones.
Cedar furniture, and holiday wood crafts.
Hand Knit with Heart(s)
Not your typical knitwear – Nickichicki is all about color, style, and most importantly FUN!
Handmade in the midwest by our small team, each piece of Nickichicki knitwear is a special piece. Designed and made one at a time with careful attention to detail + a quality you can count on.
We look forward to another great year at Maker Fair Minnesota! We will have our best selling beanies in baby-adult sizes + some exclusives that you can ONLY shop at the event! See you there!
At North Country Alpacas you are offered a wide variety of handmade alpaca fiber products. You may choose among the soft, warm and colorful hats, scarves, mittens, fingerless gloves, ear warmers and more. Select some handspun yarn so that you can make your own beautiful creations. Also available are dryer balls. All products are made from alpaca and alpaca blend fiber. Spend a few minutes trying on the various styles and colors so you choose the perfect gift for yourself or someone you love.
Floral arrangements, glass cutting boards, wall decor Minnesota themed items including hats.
I am a fine art painter, who is local to the Mankato area. I specialize in pet portraits but work with a wide variety of subject matter. Along with original oil paintings, I offer matted prints of my work and also greeting cards. If you want to see more of what I do, visit my website! www.paintingsbymalia.com
One-of-a-kind designed and printed baby onesies, and tees for the whole family.
Soft and cuddly 20″ pillows – Minky and Sport team pillows.
Hand made knit and crochet accessories for all ages!
Alpaca Fleece Felted dryer balls and soap, hand knit/crochet hats and cup cozies, upcycled crafts and more
We make pendants and earrings from various rocks. Some from as close as the farmers rock pile, some from as far away as Australia!
We also make yard art from silverware and various kitchen pans. Flowers, dragonflies, turtles, ducks….who knows what you will find!
Prairie Willow specializes in hand made dream catchers and beaded jewelry. New items are always being added and special orders are accepted regularly. Some of the most unique items include 3D, owl, and lighted dream catchers, as well as hand woven beaded earrings and bracelets.
Featured this year are the #MMIW red dress items. A portion of proceeds from the sale of these items benefit the MN Indigenous Women’s Resource Center, a non-profit organization.
Hand made home decor items such as painted signs, towels, pillows, ornaments, small pieces of furniture, and some up cycled items both for every day and seasonal decor.
We sell flax seed and great granola bars made with flax seed. We also make trivets or hot plates and have some barb wire hangings.
Quilt Creations & more offers many one of a kind quilts in many sizes, colors, and themes, table runners, tree skirts, car seat buntings, diaper wallets and more. I make a quality product with easy care instructions. My love of sewing is why I started this business. I have given many quilts for gifts of all occasions and donated some for cancer benefits. I get a lot of satisfaction in making my product and knowing that it may put a little enjoyment in someone else’s life.
Rainy Day Girl Designs features handmade jewelry using genuine leather and cork. RDGD earrings are lightweight, have nickel free ear wires and come in a variety of shapes, colors and textures. There is something to fit every personality and every outfit from day to night or dressy to casual. I also do custom earrings for events like weddings and bachelorette parties to match your colors or theme.
Handpoured Soy Candles and Melts
Handcrafted rosaries made from semi-precious gemstones, imported woods, and Czech glass. Also included in the product line are Give Pause Bracelets which help the wearer to ‘center’ when agitation creeps into the daily grind. All products are made in Owatonna, MN by me, Peter Connor. I do not rep offshore or factory made items.
Natural homemade soap. You will get high quality ingredients and big bars for your money. 6 different moisturizing oils go into our product that will make your skin feel absolutely wonderful. This product lathers up in the hardest of water conditions and rinses completely clean. Due to the moisturizing content and the fact this rinses clean from your body it’s a one stop shop. Use our soap as shampoo, to shave with, it’s gentle for your face and to remove makeup, bath & showering. Enjoy luxury.
We are a family-owned business from Excelsior, MN specializing in primitive cloth, wood and rug punched handmade home decor.
We are a bbq food trailer and caterer. We serve up unique bbq items such as: potato bombs ( baked potato stuffed with smoked meats and topped with homemade bbq sauce and cheese sauce), Moink Balls (bacon wrapped meat balls), wraps and sandwiches!
We will also have our line of bbq sauces available for sale as well
18 in doll clothes… Tote bags for adults and children. Cute cold air Mack for children and adults. Shoe bags and bag-O-bags
My art is created using a variety of mixed media ranging from paint, natural plant materials, tyvek, fabric, rocks, wood, variety of textured papers, alcohol inks, color pencil and ceramic tiles to name just a few. The majority of my work is collage, however I recently have added poured acrylics and alcohol inks.
I enjoy teaching art classes and interacting with people at shows to share the “how-to’s” of my art. Learn more @sharonmendenhall.com
Sewing for all your Simple-Trends. We have grown and added to our line but all things are sewn and made with love. I started as a headband company. The headbands stay in place, absorb moisture, and are washable. Recycled wool sweater mittens were added and are fun to make and design. My personal twist on them is with reversible sequins on wool and newest kids sequin mittens with fleece. Brand new this year are dog collars with fashionable fabrics!
I have been making mittens for the past five to six years. My mittens are made from recycled wool sweaters that have been felted. My goal is to have each pair made from 100% wool sweaters.
We sell everything from baby and kids clothing, accessories, blankets, hats, and bags. Something for everyone!
Artisan soap, candles, wax melts and more handmade in St. Peter, Minnesota
We sell all homegrown and homemade goods for your delight! We offer pure MN Maple Syrup, jams & jellies, pepper jams, wine jellies, pickles, kraut, beets, pie fillings, applesauces and so much more! Stop by for a little taste of heaven! We will have plenty of samples!
Original hand-crafted pieces of stained glass art: ornaments, decorations, sun catchers, and panels of all sizes. Plenty of inventory on hand at the Maker Fair Minnesota—and I’d be delighted to talk with you at the Fair or afterwards (take one of my cards!) about creating a beautiful stained glass piece for your home or for a member of your family or a friend. Give someone you care about a Christmas, birthday, wedding, anniversary, or retirement gift that is truly one-of-a-kind! www.sunmountainstainedglass.com
We at Tandem Bagels are excited to provide genuine, made-from-scratch bagels, baked goods, soups, and salads all produced in our bakery. Our menu will delight your senses with recipes using fresh, seasonal, local and organic ingredients. Our mission is two-fold: to make quality, soulful food in an inviting setting, and to leave a small carbon footprint through eco-friendly serving materials.
It seems fitting that a self-proclaimed bag lady should sew bags! Pretty meets functional with a Fashionable Farm Girl bag. Fashionable Farm Girl bags are sewn by a globetrotting farm girl that takes great joy in eye-catching fabrics and functional style.Tote bags are sewn with a wipeable lining to give them durability and structure while cosmetic and wet bags have a water-resistant lining. You’ll find prints you can’t live without and organization to make your life easier!
The Handcrafted Buffalo offers a variety of felt goodies such as felt ball garlands, felt flowers, felt crowns/headbands, floral garlands and mobiles as well as paper goods such as our handmade greeting cards and our popular READ! series of paper banners. Our colorful booth has something for everyone and every price point!
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade. Strawberry, Raspberry & Mango Lemonade. We also offer a sugar-free option for customers with special dietary needs. Every glass of lemonade is made as the customer orders it, no pre-mixes or powders used. We have been serving gourmet lemonade for 8 years and vend at 26-28 events in MN, IA & SD. You will LOVE our lemonade, come give us a try….you won’t be disappointed!!
Homemade fruit pies in 3 sizes, Salted Nut Rolls, cake pops, cake balls, canned beets and peaches.
Two sisters that inherited the crafty gene! Handcrafted greeting cards, treat boxes, gift card holders and Christmas ornaments from fancy paper. Quilted goods including potholders, mug rugs, table toppers, lap robes and throws. And if time permits — kids clothing — sometimes the day jobs get in the way of creative time!
Mittens, travel pillow cases,runners, kitchen towels,bibs, baby blankets, pot holders etc.
We are a small batch specialty coffee roaster with a passion for community, connection, and global impact. We source fair trade, organic, single origin beans whenever possible. Each batch of our beans are roasted with a precision of art and science that results in high quality, consistent, and incredibly smooth coffee.
We make a ghost pepper sauce that is sweet because we add local raspberries and finishes with a little heat with peppers that our grown in our garden. Our sauce is so versatile that you can use it as an appetizer, dipping sauce, a glaze for your meats or roasted vegetables, or use as an add in enhancement to your favorite hotdish.
By buying our product you are supporting a husband and wife owned business. Please stop buy and try a sample. We look forward to meeting you. Tom & Trudi
Val’s Brew Treats are dog treats made with recycled spent grain sourced from local Twin Cities breweries. We make these treats using the highest quality ingredients.
We specialize in making high quality pet products such as bandanas and bow ties.
Our shop started as 2 Minnesota Sisters and has now expanded to include the woman who inspired us (and taught us how to knit, of course) – our amazing Mom! Each of us has a unique perspective on what we choose to knit, which allows us to have a wide variety of styles at any budget. Between the 3 of us, our hands are always busy! From hats with faux fur pom-poms to flannel & infinity scarves, mittens and headbands, all of our items are made from quality yarns and fabrics that are handmade!
Yellow Brick Pottery – Wheel Thrown, Functional Stoneware. Bowls, Mugs, Berry Bowls, Yarn Bowls, Sponge Holders, Spoon Rests, Vases and so much more. Many of my pieces are decorated with vines and leafs from around the state of Minnesota. All items are dishwasher safe, microwave safe and food safe.