Wednesday, September 18, 2013

This Saturday at Cheverly Community Market: a Saturday FILLED with wonderful artisans!

We have a host of terrific craft vendors this week, so if you're one of those people who likes to get an early jump on your holiday shopping, come to the Market and bring your "nice" list. Too early to start thinking about the holidays? Our artisans have terrific accessories to complete your fall won't have to go to the mall to find the perfect finishing touch and you support small local business people...a win-win!

Carol's Niece - Katrina Briggs Gordon
Katrina Briggs Gordon -- known to customers at Cheverly Community Market as Carol's Niece -- will bring fabric covered button earrings, t-shirt scarves, crocheted necklace and earring sets and NEW for fall crocheted infinity scarves and oversized crocheted cowl scarves.

Katrina does wonderful, contemporary work and we're happy that she'll be with us this Saturday. Make sure to stop by and find that perfect finishing touch for your fall wardrobe!

CrossKrafts - Helen Crosskey
Cheverly's own Helen Crosskey designs and produces her own line of wonderful clothing, hats, slippers, blanket, and  lovely jewelry on her CrossKrafts label. She's always coming up with new items and really focuses on the needs and wants of her customers. Visit Helen this Saturday and for great sports-team themed items and more!

Fearless Threads - Naima Dozier
Naima Dozier of Fearless Threads was first inspired by a friend’s request for a unique gift made from the vibrant fabrics of Ghana. Working on that project sparked a colorful collection of totes, hobos, purses and travel bags. Fearless Threads features “green chic” items such as reusable shopping and lunch bags, and the products are designed to go wherever you go. Visit Fearless Threads this Saturday at Cheverly Community Market and find new fall bags and quilted wall hangings. Customers can also enter our raffle to win a Fearless Threads tote ($1 per entry). The winner does not have to be present.

Gigi's Quilts - Gigi Lombardo
Late update: Unfortunately, Gigi will not be with us this Saturday. We look forward to her return very soon! Gigi Lombardo of Gigi's Quilts is back with us this Saturday! She makes really lovely quilted bibs, placemats, potholders, table runners, wallets, bags and more, in addition to really cute crochet and knit pieces. Her fabric combinations are lovely and the craftsmanship is terrific. 

Handmade Habitat - Amina Ahmad
Late update: Unfortunately, Amina will not be with us this Saturday, but she will be back in November! Amina Ahmad of Handmade Habitat was a new vendor at our September 7 market -- we were immediate fans of the beautiful tea-dyed cotton scarves, beautiful locally made soy candles,paper goods...heck -- we're big fans of the whole line! 

Lynda Jones-Burns
Lynda Jones-Burns is back at Cheverly Community Market this Saturday and we're so happy to have her! Lynda makes wonderful crocheted headbands, hats, and greeting cards -- make sure to pay her a visit.

Mary D's Creations -  Mary D. Lee
Mary D.  Lee of Mary D's Creations handcrafts jewelry, crochet work and some sewn items in her Hyattsville home. What started as a hobby and gifts for family members became a business in 2009, when she learned about craft fairs. This Saturday, visit Ms. Lee for unique earrings, bracelets and necklaces, as well as hand crocheted items including sweater sets for babies and a few sweaters for older children. She'll also have some market bags some hot pads and dishcloth sets, as well as a few other treasures. Please help us welcome our newest vendor this weekend!

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