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Handmade Artists and Designers

Handmade Artists and Designers. Features on handmade clothing, accessory and jewelry designers that take handmade fashion to a crafty new level.

Chainmaille Jewelry by Xquisitely Lady M
Learn more about what inspires Marguerite Hummel to create beautiful and intricate chainmaille jewelry for Xquisitely Lady M.

DzignbyJamie: Jamie 's Jewelry Designs
Interview with Jaime of DzignbyJaime jewelry, featuring lampwork beads and hand-stamped pendants.

Cheeky Leopard by Katie Gordon
Katie Gordon is a globe-trotting seamstress and textile designer, currently creating cute handbags from her Tokyo studio. Here, we interview Katie to find out more about her inspirations, creations and even frustrations.

Handmade Giveaways
Enter to win handmade clothing, accessories and jewelry from your favorite designers.See submissions

Show off Your Handmade Shop
Are you a handmade artisan? We would love to hear about your shop and see some photos of your work. Upload a couple of photos, tell us what you are all about, and throw up a link so we can go shopping!See submissions

Readers' Choice Award Winners, 2011
Check out the winners of the 2011 Readers Choice Awards including Best Online Handmade Marketplace, Favorite Fashion Blog, Favorite Handmade Artisan: Jewelry Design, Favorite Crafty Blog, Favorite Handmade Artisan: Crochet Designs, Favorite Handmade Artisan: Original Clothing Design, Favorite Handmade Artisan: Geek Craft, Best DIY Fashion Book of 2010, and Favorite Handmade Artisan: Knit Designs.

Handmade Giveaways
Handmade giveaways only take a few minutes to enter and can yield one-of-a-kind styles handmade by talented artisans.

Handmade Giveaways to Win
Handmade giveaways only take a few minutes to enter and can yield one-of-a-kind styles handmade by talented artisans.

Submit an Entry: Handmade Giveaways
Submit a photo and description of your giveaway item to have it included in the Goody Bag giveaway newsletter, which reaches thousands of DIY Fashion readers each week. A giveaway is a great way to drive traffic to your blog and show off your creations. Don't forget to upload a photo or two so that everyone can see what's up for grabs!

Why Do you Buy from Etsy?
Tell us why you love to buy handmade goods on Etsy.

Show off Your DIY Fashion Creations
Photos of DIY Fashion creations. Show off your jewelry, accessory and clothing projects and tells us a bit about how you made it.

'Alice is Here' Charm Bracelet by Just Be Designs
This wonderful charm bracelet by 'just be designs' at Etsy has vintage Alice photos and additional charms like teacups, mirrors and spoons.

Yellow Birds Apron by Bambinoamore

Chainmail Cuff by Red Panda Jewelry
I love this cuff in particular because it looks like it has so many different layers to it. Check out this heavy metal and more by Red Panda Jewelry.

Scrabble Tile Pendants by Red Hot Creations
This Obama pendant is just one of many styles made from Scrabble tiles by Red Hot Creations.

Grape Crush Whistle by Loran Scrugg

Starving Brain Sucker Hat by Obey My Brain

Mardi Gras Costumes by PhriendlyK8

Hair Pins by Sherry Truitt

Sea Glass Beads from Blue Box Studio

Purses by From Nancy

Lockets by Locket2You

Feather Earrings by Feathered Friends Momentos

Wallets by DJ Store Room

Glass Jewelry by My Michelle

Genevive Crochet Slippers

Antoinette O'Neill Resin Jewelry
Antoinette O'Neill shares her sizzling set of comics and vintage prints set in resin.

Freeform Crochet Scarves by Amber
Rainbows and keyboards hanging from your neck? With a little imagination and some creative crochet, we have these cute scarves from Cotton Candy Vomit.

Vicki Toriello Decoupage Accessories
Vicki Toriello-Farmer Decoupage Accessories. Visit Vicki's gallery of decoupaged suitcases, wallets, journals and more.

Wendy Ritchey Patchwork Fabrics
In this gallery, Wendy Ritchey shows off her talent with handmade patchwork and hemp fabrics.

Yellow Springs Street Fair
Take a virtual trip through handcrafted DIY Fashion at the Yellow Springs Street Fair in Yellow Springs, OH

Clothing by Jen Teixeira
A gallery of DIY fashion clothing and appliques made by Jen Teixeira. Get inspiration for your own do-it-yourself style creations.

Scrabble Tile Pendants
This Obama pendant is just one of many styles made from Scrabble tiles by Red Hot Creations.

Alice is Here Charm Bracelet
This wonderful charm bracelet by 'just be designs' at Etsy has vintage Alice photos and additional charms like teacups, mirrors and spoons.

Helm Sheet Chainmail Cuff
I love this cuff in particular because it looks like it has so many different layers to it. Check out this heavy metal and more by Red Panda Jewelry.

Cassette Tape iPod Nano Cozies
By 'SquirrelsNest', these are made of wool and felt, they are for the latest teeny-tiny iPod Nano's, and look like mini cassette tapes.

It's a Scarflette
This morning I found this gorgeous piece by Etsy user 'FashionTouch' and learned what a 'scarflette' is. Entitled 'Blue Tail Scarflette', this piece is inspired by the beautiful blues found alongside Lake Erie.

Handmade Giveaways
Handmade giveaways are a great way to promote your handmade goodies. DIY jewelry, clothing and accessories are fun to make, and they can also be profitable as a business on sites like Etsy and Artfire. These bloggers have worked hard to make these gifts that are easy to win with a blog comment or Twitter follow. Listed by order of Expiration

Do you Enter Handmade Giveaways?
Do you Enter Handmade Giveaways?

Jewelry by La Belle Savage
The sale in this blog post may be over, but La Belle Savage's steampunk and nature inspired pieces are still worth browsing.

2011 About.com DIY Fashion Readers' Choice Award Winners
2011 About.com DIY Fashion Readers' Choice Award Winners

Weirdly Cute Handmade Jewelry
Handmade jewelry by Kerri McAlpin isn't your usual dangling jewels. Join us as we interview Kerri and see some photos of her work.

Recycled Bowling Ball Jewelry by Matt Cole

Bowling Ball Earrings by Matt Cole
Treating Myself to Bowling Ball Earrings by Matt Cole

The After party with Michael Cera
Get whisked away to the after party with Michael Cera in our latest Shop Showdown from DIY Fashion expert, Rain Blanken.

Mountaintop Rescue with Jack Black
Find your way up to the mountaintop with Jack Black in our latest Shop Showdown from DIY Fashion expert, Rain Blanken.

Red Carpet Surprise with Jack Black
Go from the red carpet to the backstage hullabaloo in our latest Shop Showdown from DIY Fashion expert, Rain Blanken.

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