Mud & Maker are Stephane Premich and Ryan Zajac, a husband and wife team in the Pottsville area. Ryan grew up in Berks County, Pennsylvania exploring the rivers and hills surrounding his childhood home. A constant explorer from an early age, a deep curiosity of the world around him was always a major [...]
Ashley Peel Pinkham was born in Memphis, TN and has lived in too many places to mention but currently resides in South Philly. She received her BFA from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA and works as Assistant Director at The Print Center in Philadelphia. Ashley has always had a love for large, bold, big, colorful, unique, eclectic jewelry.
I graduated college with a fashion merchandising degree and I have known how to sew for 10 years. I taught myself how to quilt and made quilts for my sister and my mother for Christmas.
After making my first 2 quilts I decided to start my business. Quilts by Claire started [...]
I am a neuroscientist-ceramics-fiber artist living in West Philly with my little Boston Terrier, Eloise.
As an avid knitter and ceramicist, I enjoy combining clay and fiber arts in my work. One way in which I do so is through the creation of handmade ceramic buttons, which [...]
Nicole Rae Styer blends new designs with vintage old school craftsmanship to create a custom vision for the present. Her goal has always been to draw from the past and create something fashionable for the future.
Surrounding herself in an environment of textiles and fabrics that [...]
I am inspired by things that grow: food, ideas, friendships, flowers, trees, communities. I make the kitchen garden series napkins to support their growth.
The kitchen garden series is an idea that grew out of a conversation with my sometimes collaborator and fellow designer Tara Webb.
“I’m Liz of Betsy Ann Paper. I was born and raised in Philadelphia, and now live just outside the city, painting greeting cards at my sunny kitchen table. I’ve been drawing since I was very small: long before my kindergarten teacher told my mom, “She’s going to be an artist,” way back when one [...]
With less than 2 weeks (!) until the 30th Street Craft Market (October 5, 11-4, 30th & Market) we wanted to give you a glimpse of what’s in store with a look at some of our talented vendors. Here is the first, accessories designer Julie Lange of On 3 Designs (named for her third [...]
On a cold winter evening in 2009, my ever-patient mother and grandmother taught me to knit. I now knit every day and dream about new designs most nights. I am inspired by my life, my friends, my family, and most of all, the yarn. Three things I know to be true: [...]
I am an illustrator with a love for printmaking. I am also the graphic designer for University City District. I enjoyed designing and illustrating the creative for the 30th Street Craft Market! Making cards has been an interest of mine for as long as I can remember. After college, because [...]