Join us for our first show of the Fall 2017 season! (We're soooooo excited. Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.)
Get ready to.. .Shop 📌 — Eat 📌📌 — Drink 📌📌📌 — Have a great time 📌📌📌📌 — All under one roof 📌📌📌📌📌
Quell your hunger at Bite cafe and quench your thirst at The Empty Bottle. Sooo easy. Works for us. :-)
We look forward to seeing you!
Handmade Market Chicago is a unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the unique and handmade.
There are more than 30 awesome and talented artists/vendors in-person!
Each event is held on the second Saturday of every month, from the months of October — April.
noon to 4:00 PM
free admission to the public
21+ and parents with kids (The same goes for sellers.)
#49 Western bus — transitchicago.com/riding_cta/busroute.aspx?RouteId=198
Transit Chicago — transitchicago.com/
The Empty Bottle starts serving at noon, so feel free to shop with mimosas in hand. (We do encourage relaxed shopping.) You can also grab brunch at the tasty Bite Café next door.
Markets include funky jewelry, knitted items, clothing, baked goods, handbags, paper crafts, skincare and more.
Acutechic, LLC by Ruby Thomas ~ Upcycled and handmade women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories. ~ acutechic.com
Blakejones.co by Blake Jones ~ Goofy and dumb illustration related merchandise. ~ blakejones.co
Botkins Clay and Felt by Mary Kay Botkins ~ Slab-work clay pottery with needle-felted coasters, cozies, and trivets. ~ botkinsclay.com/home.html
Damsel In This Dress Designs by Heather Flett ~ Cool stuff for women who don’t need to be rescued; purses, totes, bags, and more. ~ shecrafts.com
Design Delights Ltd by Linda Sue Collins ~ Treasure chest of handcrafted gemstone jewelry featuring semi-precious stone, amber, pearl, shell, crystal, glass, wood, leather, fiber, sterling silver, & more. ~ sites.google.com/site/designdelightsltd
Envision Positive by Iris Nguyen ~ Varied hand-made crafts inspired by the vision of a vegan society, and supports the expansion of veganism for the benefit of all living beings. ~ facebook.com/envisionpositive
GretchenC Studio by Gretchen Colavito ~ Original beaded jewelry hand sewn with needle and thread, inspired by Tribal Art, Couture fashion, the Victorian Era, and Belle Epoque Eras. ~ gretchenc.com
Handmade by Michelle by Michelle Keim ~ Simple, classic handmade jewelry in silver, copper, and other fine metals. Necklaces, earrings, and other jewelry with a modern, minimalist feel. ~ handmadebymichelle.net
Jewels by P by Patricia Rancovaite ~ Handmade/hand sewn contemporary jewelry and accessories. ~ jewelsbyp.com
Lady Heart Paper by Marielle M-Olson ~ One of a kind stationery notecards handcrafted with repurposed vintage ephemera such as: playing cards, found photos, & book pages. ~ instagram.com/ladyheartpaper
Little Wing Folk Art by Bridgit Gallagher ~ The ever-growing artistic journey of a Chicago-native and self-taught artist. Her art can be described as surrealist mixed-media folk art, influenced by nature, space, Buddhism, and political resistance. ~ instagram.com/littlewingfolkart
LSSLuscious Knits (LSSLusciousKnits) by Lee Stein ~ Original and unique handmade accessories using fine wool and wool blends. ~ etsy.com/shop/LSSLusciousKnits
LuDesigns Creations (LuDesignsjewelry) by Lucy Clasen ~ Silver smith, lapidary, leather, stamped and beaded jewelry, some fiber art and greeting cards. ~ etsy.com/shop/LuDesignsCreations
Madame Platypus by Rachel Katzman ~ Cards/prints, crochet dolls/toys, humorous resin pendants w/ chain. ~ etsy.com/shop/madameplatypus
made by Q (Made by Q) by Lindsey Quaglio ~ Eco friendly handmade goods. Reuse..Recycle…Rethink ~ madebyq.etsy.com
Maike's Marvels by Maike Van Wijk ~ Pendants, earrings, necklaces, key chains, bracelets and ornaments are hand-wrangled from steel wire and then embellished with encaustic-medium-treated paper or vintage ephemera to gift to your loved ones or for yourself. ~ maikesmarvels.com
Mary Pfister Designs by Mary Pfister ~ Your source for beautiful, unique and high quality jewelry, inspired by nature, handmade with love. ~ etsy.com/shop/MaryPfisterDesigns
MojoOwl by Nors Beatriz ~ Jewelry from natural raw gem stones often mixed with recycled jewelry to make new wearables, lots of love, light and energy goes into them. ~ mojoowl.com
Naughty Pig Studios (NaughtyPig Studios — The Art of Jessica Pignotti) by Jessica Pignotti ~ Jewelry, ornaments, and soft sculpture featuring original illustrations that playfully combine domestic artifacts and elements of nature. Items are constructed with felt, fabric, and feature hand beading and embroidery. ~ etsy.com/shop/naughtypigstudios
Pi Design Prints by Lauren Bautista ~ Handmade coasters and prints based on craft beer, Chicago, and geeky things. All beer coasters are upcycled from actual 6 pack holders and beer labels and the rest are original designs. ~ etsy.com/shop/PiDesignPrints
Pure Principles by Cheryl McSherry ~ Skin care using organic botanicals, herbs, and oils without the use of any chemicals, additives, or toxic ingredients. ~ pureprinciples.com
RedAvaDesigns by Roslyn Broder ~ Handcrafted earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings using vintage and contemporary beads and components, as well as handmade and hand-forged enamel, sterling silver, and copper jewelry. ~ redavadesigns.com
rj studio inc. by Rashida ~ Handmade jewelry, stationery, and accessories. ~ rjstudioinc.com
Something of a Dandy by Ashleigh Long ~ Whimsical hand drawn greeting cards and paper goods including desktop calendars, nursery wall growth charts, postcards, and invites. Everything is illustrated in ink and digitally colored with unique, often “punny” greetings. ~ etsy.com/shop/somethingofadandy
Soothsayer Hot Sauce by Kyle Janis ~ All natural, small batch, hand bottled hot sauce. Hand numbered, vegan friendly products focused on a unique flavor palate over intense heat. ~ soothsayerhotsauce.com
stephXstitch (Stephxstitch) by Stephanie Rohr ~ Cross stitch is cool again! I use this traditional method to create one-of-a-kind, sassy and subversive art that is cheeky, fun, and still beautiful to look at. ~ etsy.com/shop/stephXstitch
Sundae Crochet Co. by Jaclyn Crawford ~ Handmade crochet items & gifts for all occasions, from unique home accessories to warm winter wear. We’re keeping you in style all season long. ~ etsy.com/shop/sundaecrochetco
SunshineIsHappiness by Susan Lechner ~ Oil hand painted magnets, canvas boards, coasters, and prints, some are sweet, some are whimsical, but all are created to bring you warmth and happiness. ~ facebook.com/sunshineishappiness
Terminal Cross Stitch by Angela Isadora ~ Nerdy and vulgar cross stitcher obsessed with Robocop, Rick & Morty and horror movies, offering finished products, patterns, and accepting custom requests. ~ terminal.rocks
The Drunken Cherry (The Drunken Cherry Bake Shoppe) by Anna and Irina Goldberg ~ Unique cupcakes made by hand, using high quality ingredients, offered in seasonal varieties. A blast of booze here and there means you don’t have to choose between a cupcake and a cocktail, now you can have both in one adorable package. ~ drunkencherry.com