Handmade designs character fun hats for adults and kids! Sports, princesses, trolls, Disney, glitz hats, super hero’s, and many many more!
Amanda Volsen Photography offers beautiful photographs of rural life. Prints are set in a mat ready for you to take home and place in a frame of your choosing.
Our Compassionately Crafted Canine Treats are for pups, peeps, and the planet.
We are a family business that makes organic, grain-free dog treats in doglicious flavors from locally sourced ingredients.
We give back $1 for each bag we sell.
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.
Nostalgic country scenes that point to a time and lifestyle rapidly disappearing. Focus is mainly on barns but also scenes that bring back memories of a youth spent on the farm. Scenes portrayed on photo paper, canvas and glass.
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.
Bumbelou creates high quality fashion with a heart as we give back to help empower girls around the world. Our small team works from our Mankato, MN studio surrounded by the beautiful materials that inspire us. We sew children’s clothing sizes 0-5T and also handmade hair accessories that are wearable, playful, and lasting: Beacuse clothing should be more than just beautiful.
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!
I make handstamped jewelry and key chains. Each letter is hand stamped by me using steel stamps and a hammer. All of my items are made from aluminum and stainless steel – both of these metals are great for people with metal allergies and they will not rust or tarnish. From sweet and personalized, to sassy and sweary – there’s something for everyone! I also do hand cut state shapes for pendants. I like to offer fun and unique items that are great for gift giving.
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.
Neck pillows, hooded bath towels,terry hair wraps, baby blankets, burp cloths, bibs and more!
I’m very proud to share my pebble art with you. I love the outdoors and also rock collecting. Every picture will be different and uniquely designed. All rocks are hand selected with love. Enjoy my Cobb River Creations this year at the Maker Fair MN in St. Peter! Can’t wait to have you stop by and say hi and check it out. The photo is a small sampling of what will be there.
I will also have some snuggly ponchos for adult women and children.
Craft Addict is the perfect one stop shop for unique and custom home decor. Our selection includes: custom wood signs, hand crafted flags, unique home decor, and our fan favorite sport blocks. All items are made locally in St. Peter, MN. Make sure to come visit us at the Maker Fair Minnesota. We can’t wait to meet you!
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.
Scrap metal art.
Customized apparel, drink ware, home decor & more! Custom designs available as well!
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
Golden Sun sells Filipino Style Egg Rolls and other Filipino dishes with a twist. We use authentic Filipino Spices and a family run recipe. Golden Sun prides itself in providing a quality food experience with great value. Our trailer also provides the authentic Filipino experience, aiming to make them feel the Filipino delicacy along with its culture.
We make simply adorable aprons that inspire baking & cooking! Affordable prices.
Children styles, Women’s aprons and Men’s aprons! Check us out.
Teagan is an artist and crafter! Besides a variety of jewelry and wine bottle lamps, Teagan creates intricate works of henna by hand!
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
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.
kiki b omi designs products that are colorfully whimsical and focus on the creative child in all of us.
The art carrier line includes crayon rolls, 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.
Handcrafted jewelry and gifts
Celebrate big days and enjoy little moments with Lark and Owl Kids, from Mankato, MN. Fun shirts for special days and any day, handmade tutus, headbands, superhero capes, chef hats/aprons, hand kites, bubble wands and more. Look for the turquoise tent!
Leona Mae’d is a small MN based business specializing in upcycling vintage silverware and small batch bath & body products. Vintage silverware is given a new life and made into various jewelry, bookmarks, fishing lures, bookmarks, vases and SO much more! Everything is handcrafted and select items are also handstamped! Bath & body products are made by hand in small batches! We make bath bombs, sugar scrubs, lip balms, lotion bars & more!
We design, draw, cut out and powder coat metal signs. Most of our work is customed ordered but we do make and sell other signs. Most of our signs are made of 12 gauge, cold rolled steel, which lays flat against the wall and doesn’t warp. Every thing is powder coated.
We also make signs, letters and numbers out of old galvanized barn tin.
Traditional and plush handwoven rag rugs. Many great colors, textures and sizes. New this year: “Story Rugs”. No two rugs are the same, so it’s fun to learn what upcycled materials were used. If the rugs could talk, maybe they’d say “I used to be blue jeans, a table cloth, and a curtain….”. Stop by and learn your rug’s story! Take the guesswork out of your shopping—measure your space before the Makers Fair 2018! Sorry, no custom orders.
Modern handmade crochet including winter toques, slouchy beanies, faux fur pom poms, cowls, infinity scarves, boho vests, baskets, wall hangings and yarn storage project bags.
lydeen is a handmade jewelry business with a big crush on vintage. We find discarded vintage goods and repurpose them into a one-of-a-kind treasure to wear. Along with a heart for vintage, we’ve also got a thing for leather and have a fun selection of leather bracelets.
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!
Hand painted barn board signs, custom furniture, canvas paintings, and re-purposed goods of all types. Something for everyone with a creative flair!
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 make the best Salsa and Bloody Mary Mix this side of….anywhere!
We offer Medium, Hot, X-Hot, OMG, Green Olive, Pineapple (medium and hot), and Corn & Black Bean (medium and hot) salsa varieties. Our Bloody Mary mix is perfect for Sunday morning brunch, or any time! Recently added to our arsenal: Horseradish Pickles, Dilly Green Beans, Pickled Asparagus, and Spicy Baby Dills.
Stop by our booth for a free sample! We dare you to give OMG a try…it’ll make your mouth tingle!
Minnesoapa is a locally crafted handmade soap and body product company Located in Waterville Minnesota. All products are made in small batches ensuring consistency and quality every time. With items such as Loon Lagoon Facial Bar & Paul Bunyan’s Warm Flannel, there is sure to be something for everyone!
I make MN Books from old Condensed Readers Digests! These books came out 4 times a year starting in the 1950s and there are many of these pretty books just packed away. I am repurposing them into a cute decoration for any Minnesota loving customer. Pick a favorite color and pattern or find a specific date for that perfect gift. Add a heart to show where you live!
Funny and inappropriate handmade greeting cards for every occasion you can think of! Everything from birthday and wedding to Christmas and divorce.
Repurposed liquor bottles and various vintage pieces including tobacco sticks from Kentucky and North Carolina, mason jars, vintage wooden sleds, snow shoes, spigot & valve handles, window screens & shutters, canoe paddles, etc.
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.
One-of-a-kind designed and printed baby onesies, and tees for the whole family.
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 unique yard art out of silverware and various kitchen utensils and pans. Flowers, turtles, ducks, geese, dragonflies and butterflies.
We also make pendants and earrings out of rocks, each piece is a one of a kind creation.
Prairie Willow specializes in handmade dream catchers in a variety of styles and colors. Also available are hand woven beaded items, and jewelry for men and women. Always accepting special orders.
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.
Wide array of handcrafted wood decor items. Various cutting boards, doll beds, wine caddies, and holiday decor. Stop by and see us for all of your holiday shopping needs.
One of a kind, handmade leather goods + accessories.
Rising Moon Creations makes a variety of bath and body products ranging from lotions, cold process soap, melt & pour soap, bath salts, sugar bath melts, and more. We also make shampoo bars and paw wax for your dogs! An excellent variety of scents in wax melts are offered as well. We do take custom orders. We are very much looking forward to seeing everyone at Maker Fair Minnesota 2018!!!
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.
S.A.S. Craft started as one man’s hobby for knife making in his basement. When his daughter convinced him to do his first sale 4 years ago, he had 20 knives in his inventory. He now works hard to have 50-60 available at each sale. His inventory continues to expand with new, interesting, and creative ways to use deer antlers. His creations include handcrafted knives, cribbage boards, cutting boards, lamps, bottle openers, wine openers, jewelry, wind chimes, and more.
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
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.
Hand-poured soy candles poured into 9 oz square mason jars, tea lights and wax melts.
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!
Southern Minnesota-based sisters who utilize felt, paper, fabric, and yarn to create beautiful products. Some of our specialities include felt flowers, felt ball garlands, hair accessories, greeting cards, hoop art, wreaths, and our popular READ collection of paper banners. Our goal is to provide a little something special for every person and every price range!
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!!
Rag patch hats
We are licensed home-bakers specializing in small desserts, often with a Scandinavian flair. We’ll be at Maker Fair Minnesota selling our Cardamom Cinnamon Buns, Dutch Almond Bars, Salted Caramel Sauce, Dark Chocolate Brownies, Gingersnaps, Scandinavian Almond Cake, Raspberry Jam Sandwich cookies, Almond Sugar Cookies and seasonal desserts. At Tiny Spoons we like to celebrate life’s big occasions as well as a regular Tuesday. We believe we can bake the world a better place!
Tradition Made Carolmel was started when Business owner, Sara, was passed on her grandmas Caramel recipie. Sara and her Grandma Carol used to make caramels together. In honor of her grandma, the brand became Carolmel – a play off of the wording caramel. Tradition Made Carolmel main products include soft Carolmel candies, Carolmel sauces, chocolate covered Carolmels and numerous and uniquely filled Carolmels. Seasonally, there are Carolmeled apples and Carolmel popcorn.
Trail Creek Coffee Roasters is a small batch specialty coffee roaster with a passion for community, connection, and global impact. We utilize single origin, fair trade, organic coffee beans whenever possible and roast them with a fusion of art and science to provide an amazing coffee experience.
Upscale doll clothes and accessories for the 18 inch doll. Each outfit has either a hat or headband, plus a purse, to complete the ensemble.
Hand milked, hand crafted goat milk soap and lotion
I use 100% wool felt balls, which are made in Nepal (fair trade & eco friendly). With these, I make a variety of garlands, mobiles, necklaces, ornaments, etc.
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.