4MamaBearMade

4MamaBearMade is a handmade business specializing in one of a kind knit hats and cowls along with a variety of upcycled sewn pieces all with the focus on making products that are not only beautiful, but useful as well. You’ll find a wide variety of styles/colors of coin cozies, fleece pillow packs, gnome wine toppers, fleece neckwarmers & wristwarmers and our most popular item – one of a kind knit hats for infants, kids, teens, men and women. Find us in building B, booth #21

Angie’s Homespun Edibles

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.

Bark Avenue Mn

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.

Bidwell Creations

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.

Birdhouse Gifts

My education in art, work experience in jewelry, woodworking and carpentry, and interests in a host of other hobbies have all culminated in the Birdhouse Gifts trailer I built this year, out of which I can sell all of my creations. This weekend I’ll have jewelry, wood turned kitchenware and ornaments, cedar tissue box covers, soy candles, soap, coffee coozies, knit hats, photographs and photo cards, paintings, garlic and more.

C & L Woodworking

We sell quality wood items such as cheese slicers, pizza peels, bread boards, cribbage boards, lazy Susan’s, cutting boards of all sizes, squirrel feeders and blue birds houses. We do have more items to offer so you should stop and see just what we have.

CAPtivatingDesigns

I breathe new life and put a modern twist into bottle caps. I repurpose them and combine bits and pieces of both vintage, collectable, and both new and forgotten elements and up-cycle it into something new.

Casted Leaves

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.

Chris’s Stitches

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!

Country Farm Crafts

Hand painted crafts using acrylic paints on wood, glass and metal crafts. Some cloth items. Crafts are seasonal themed with scarecrows, snowman, Santa, etc.

Custom Wood Burnings by Vicki Swanson

Custom Wood Burnings are hand created from a single photo or multiple photo collages. You’ll find endless options with a flare of detail that will nock your socks off! Over 400 well crafted masterpieces have been sold all over the US and Canada. Vicki’s talented in designing and creating amazing portrait burnings of people, pets, wild life or machinery, and more. Hand designed Pyrography art on bark wood, hand cut planks to size for a professional look that makes any wood burning standout.

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SNOW TUBE COVERS (fit 45 inch inner tubes)

Do you enjoy sledding but hate the bumpy ride of a sled?
Prefer an inflatable tube but always disappointed after it pops all too soon?
You need a snow tube cover!
(Inner tubes not included, but can give options on where to buy)

It offers many years of Fun/Fast races down the snow hills!
(Plus much more comfortable)

Fedji Lake Design

Handmade jewelry created by several techniques. I specialize in off loom bead weaving and bead embroidery using small seed beads and semi precious gemstones. I also make jewelry by wire wrapping, etching copper, forging metal and enameling. Something for every taste and style. Custom orders are welcome.

Finnspiration Blankets

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.

Guileless Green

Organic and sustainable personal care products, made with minimal ingredients, formulated for sensitive skin types. Everything is scented with organic essential oils, and never synthetically derived fragrance oils. From luxurious lotions, soaps and balms to hand poured soy wax candles, you can be sure you’ll find the perfect clean product to treat yourself with!

Hive & Honey

Hive & Honey Farm
Minnesota wildflower honey and beeswax products.
Our honey is locally harvested pure honey, comprised largely of wildflower and basswood nectars. The handmade items we create are made using pure Minnesota beeswax. These items include beeswax food wraps and bags for ecofriendly food storage, skin conditioning lip balms and lotion bars, nontoxic fire starters and air purifying candles.

J & S Sales

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

Jan Jordan

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.

Jenna’s Jewelry

Jenna’s Jewelry offers artistically handcrafted hematite bead jewelry. There is something for everyone as pieces are elegant, classical, delicate, rustic, masculine, fun and whimsical. These pieces are made with stone or glass beads with magnetic stone clasps. No metals except in the charms and pendants.

Jessica Laird Designs

Hand crafted wood items such as wood signs, Welcome signs, plant stands, boxes, wine racks and more. Snowman and Penguin Welcome signs are hand painted by the artist. Because of this each sign is unique and will be different. All items are sealed for outdoor/indoor use.

Joy & Grace Customs

Laser engraved jewelry and gifts. Custom designed and handmade. One of a kind unique gifts that you can’t find anywhere else.

Laura’s Line

Fleece mittens and fleece head bands. Wool mittens. Fabric Snowman table runners. Creative barn items from barnwood and old galvanized tin.

Leona Mae’d

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!

Lingbeek Designs

We make and sell metal art and tin letters and numbers. A lot of the art is personalized and we make business signs also.

lydeen

Handmade, unique jewelry using vintage and found objects and pairing them with artisan-made components to create one-of-a-kind jewelry.

Maple River Stained Glass

This is a veteran owned business that specializes in Military, Scandinavian and Custom Designed stained glass pieces including Suncatchers, Panels and Lamps.

Mike & Brenda Can Can – Premium Canning

Mike & Brenda Can Can almost everything! We create salsas, pickles, different pickled veggies, jams and jellies. Like we said, we Can Can almost everything!

Our salsas include our infamous OMG, Green Olive, Pineapple, and just basic Hot, among others.

Our fans are wild for our pickle flavors including Hot Horseradish, Ghost Pepper, and just Dill.

Don’t even get us started on our jam and jelly flavors!

Stop by and see us!

Mini Donuts Hot and Fresh (SBSR)

Pleasing your taste with these delicious mini donuts. How about try them with cinnamon and sugar or powdered sugar! Maybe with strawberries/whip topping, or apples/ whip topping or apples/caramel sauce. AND the winner maybe Maple and Real bacon. We can also help you out to enjoy a Taco in a bag, or some cotton candy. You can also get your thirst quench with our fountain drinks, coffee, cappuccinos, Frappuccino’s or hot chocolate. Come check out our delicious stand. See you there!

Minnesota Sno Flakes

Czech Glass beaded Sun Catchers. The new Holiday 2021 designs will be available as well as the other large and small and Dragonfly Sun Catchers I make. All my Sun Catchers are hand crafted with 3 pieces of wire, Czech glass beads, and a Swarovski Crystal. . The large designs are packaged in a clear jewel case, and the small are displayed on an information card in a clear cello bag. I also have a great assortment of hand crocheted dish cloths, scrubbies, coasters, and scarves.

North Country Alpacas

North Country Alpacas has been raising and selling alpacas for 25 years. We have both alpacas and alpaca products for sale. Our products are made from 100% alpaca or alpaca blends. At Makers Fair you will find handmade hats, scarves, mittens, yarn, teddy bears, dryer balls, and much more. Most items are crocheted or felted. Please visit our booth at Makers Fair to experience the true luxury and warmth of alpaca.

One Handed Baker

Home based bakery nestled in between Elysian and Madison Lake, MN. One Handed Baker offers a variety of different treats: Cupcakes, Cake Pops, Fudge, Cookies, Breads, Caramels, Cocoa Bombs, French Macarons and EDIBLE cookie dough! Registered with the state of MN as a cottage food producer. “These products are homemade and not subject to state inspection.”

Paintings by Jill

My art is very abstract and speaks to everyone a little differently. Some subjects are obvious while others are personal and everyone sees something different. Stop by and see what you can see. Show me your elephant magnetic and receive 10% off.

Prairie Rock Creations

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!

River Valley Candles

My name is Stacey Will and I am the owner of River Valley Candles. I make handpoured Soy candles and Melts in small batches out of my home here in Mapleton Minnesota. I have over 100 different scents to choose from. In 3 sizes 3.5oz, 7oz, and 15oz jars plus small bags of 7-8 melt squares. I have been making candles for the past 4 years now. I can make candles for any occasion. I have even done custom labels for teacher gifts and weddings. I love what I do.

Rosaries by Peter

Handcrafted beaded rosaries and bracelets made from semi-precious gemstones, Czech glass, imported woods, and Swarovski crystal.

S & J Majestic Soaps

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.

Sistas with Bad Habits

Hand stamped jewelry + accessories. Featuring a charm bar to create personalized pieces by YOU! Meaningful • Inspirational • Sassy – we’ve got you covered.

Sota Cracklers

Minnesota made soy candles with a crackling wood wick! All our candles are hand-poured in White Bear Lake, MN using 100% pure mid-west grown soy wax and sustainably sourced wooden wicks. Our unique fragrance blends are inspired by places and things unique to the Minnesota experience!

Soy Wicks and Sticks

Hand-poured soy candles made in St. Paul, Minnesota. Candles are poured into 8 oz mason jars, tea lights, wax melts and decoupaged jars. Many fragrances available to purchase including both Fall and Holiday scented candles.

Spring Lake Woods

Jeff Stocco is a maker of useful wooden bowls and spoons/spreaders. All are food safe, finished with walnut oil and beeswax. Small bowls, 4 to 5”, up to large salad bowls and fruit bowls, 10 to 12”. My bowls are functional, but will add beauty to your kitchen and home. I hope that you will use them, and admire their beauty!

Sugar Shanty

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!

sun mountain stained glass

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

The Back Porch

We make a variety of different useful goods, such as decor, kitchen items, camping/traveling games, children games, ornaments both beaded and wooden, and will have items for everyone of every age.

The Fashionable Farm Girl

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 and zip pouches are sewn with a wipeable lining to give them durability and structure. You’ll find prints you can’t live without and organization to make your life easier!

The Melting Pot

Looking for a local, handmade, one-of-a-kind gift? Check out The Melting Pot!

We are a family business that started with what we each love to do – baking, ceramics, knitting, leather work, photography – hence the name “The Melting Pot.”

We have:
Ceramics – bowls, mugs, candles, succulents, tea pots, yarn bowls
Knits – dishcloths, hats, scarves
Leather – bowls, bracelets, card holders, dog leashes
Photography
Stenciled dish towels

Don’t forget to try our homemade baked goods!

The Pie Peddler

Homemade fruit pies in 3 sizes, Salted Nut Rolls, cake pops, cake balls, canned beets and peaches.

The Rustic Coop MN

The Rustic Coop MN features handmade western, genuine cowhide jewelry, with a touch of turquoise and fringe!

Tipsy Girls Jams and Jellies

Creators of tipsy and non-traditional jams, jellies, syrups and sauces! We make your favorite cocktail into a jam or jelly and also carry those jars to find favorites including Black Raspberry Jalapeño Jam and Strawberry Rhubarb Jam. Best sellers include Strawberry Margarita Jam, Kentucky Bar Fight Jam and Hot Pepper Jelly. Our products are great for breakfast, appetizers or your favorite grilled or smoked meat. We are sure to have a favorite for everyone!

Treats by T ~the pepper people

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

Weavers Logic

Hand woven shawls, with 3 buttons to give you so many different looks. A great way to dress up a simple outfit. Christmas will soon be here and it would be a gift they will use and remember.

Willow & Wool

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!

Woodworking by Don Kelm

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 are maker’s 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. New items pictured here are a unique cutting board and Penny Drop and Memory Chess games.

Yellow Brick Pottery

Yellow Brick Pottery presents beautiful wheel thrown functional stoneware/pottery. Mugs, bowls, vases, berry bowls yarn bowls plus so much more. Glazes are food safe, dish washer and microwave safe.