Rachel Biel

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The Handmade Hat- History and Style

In Accessories, Vintage<p>Humans have worn hats or some kind of head gear throughout the ages. Aside from the obvious function of protection from the …

Knitting

Artizan Made’s Holiday Paper Doll Fashion Show

In Accessories, Christmas, Garments, Holiday Features, Jewelry, Uncategorized, Vintage<p>When I was a kid, a friend of mine and I used to make our own …

Jewelry

Get to know Chuck Domitrovich of Down To The Wire!

In Featured Artizan Shop, Gifts, Jewelry, Valentine's Day<p>Down to the Wire Chuck Domitrovich<p>You live in Seattle, Washington. Where are you from …

University of Washington

New Beginnings for Mariposa Handwovens!

<b>By Vicki Hedrick, the weaver behind Mariposa-</b><p>Mariposa Handwovens -Vicki Hedrick<p>New weaving studio in Arizona<p>I was born and grew up on Long Island, …

Living Rooms

The Jewel Behind Lilygirl Original Wearable Art

by A. Denise Rollings-Martin<p>Lilygirl Original Wearable Art<p>I grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and now live about 40 miles north of Birmingham on …

Wearable Tech

Back to School with Handmade!

It’s hard to believe, but summer is almost over and that means that students will be heading back to their halls of education for another round of …

Wearable Tech

The Handmade Scarf, Most Versatile of Textiles

In Accessories<p>When humans figured out how to make fabric, they also invented the scarf. Whether thick and warm or light and sheer, almost every …

Knitting

Our first Artizan Made video!

We have our first Artizan Made video! The talented <b>80 Bug</b> made us a song which will be our theme for this year. She has a beautiful voice and such a …

Marketing

Interview with Debra Dorgan of AllThingsPretty, Shining Brightly Down Under…

Debra Dorgan of AllThingsPretty<p><b>1. Where did you grow up and where do you live now? Do you have artist friends where you live and do you meet up with</b> …

Artworks

Brenda Abdullah Designs: Texture and Color

<b>by Brenda Abdullah</b><p>Brenda Abdullah at age 4.<p>I have lived on the south side of Chicago all of my life. At the age of 10 my family moved from Englewood …

Henri Matisse

Objects

We had a lot of fun making our second video! The directive was that everyone should try to photograph their hand, holding one of their handmade …

Fair Trade

Decorating for the Holidays with Handmade

In Ceramics, Christmas, Gifts, Holiday Features, Home Decor, Mixed Media, Vintage, Wall Art<p>Whenever there is a holiday coming up, all of the big box …

Decorations