Saturday, October 27, 2012

We Are Pleased to Announce Our 2012 Vendors!

We have an amazing group of vendors joining us this year--prepare to do some serious holiday shopping!

Alex Wijnen Illustration + Design
Matted prints of whimsical illustrations that were creating using pen & ink and digital media. Will likely also have a 2013 calendar, 1" buttons, and holiday/greeting card.

Alissa Friedman Designs
One of a kind, everyday fused glass jewelry line, which is perfect for work and play.   

Amy Olson Jewelry
Delicate gemstone jewelry made with precious metals and vintage components.

Aaron Trotter Illustrated Playing Cards
Illustrated playing cards celebrating 52 Portland places on 52 cards including Powell's, Ankeny Square, the Portland sign, Arlene Schnitzer, Saturday Market, Voodoo Doughnut and more.  Cards are printed in Portland, each box is signed and numbered by the artist.  Other cities available: Bend, Eugene, Astoria, Seattle, Vancouver BC, San Francisco, Vegas and Paris.

Atchley Wood Designs
Wood furniture and craft products, including mail and jewelry boxes.

Attic Journals
Journals made by hand using hard-bound vintage school books and library books.

Avenue 49
Handmade photo pendants that feature my own photos of Portland, and natural scenes, which I adhere to handmade clay pendants and bake, then cover in jewelry-grade resin. 

Beckham Woodworking
Handmade cutting boards, chess boards and coasters.

Colorful hand crocheted hats and scarves for children and adults with garden inspired appliqu├ęs and hand selected vintage buttons.

Blue Heron Herbary
Herbal vinegars, French Dressing Marinade, teas, and spices - Grown and made locally. 

Botanical Bird Jewelry
Nature-inspired handmade jewelry that often includes vintage pieces. Lots of lockets, birds, and flowers in vintage style.

Unique artisan applique work on women's tunics and skirts, and children's onesies and tees. The pieces are finished with some screenprinting to make my designs truly unique.

Chet and Dot
Handmade stuffed animals and home goods, including coasters, potholders, and light switch plates

Creative Coffee Cozies
Decorative coffee cup sleeves handmade of wool felt; each has a unique design.

Curious ROUX
Original mixed media glass art designs that include ordinary objects such as musical instruments or other discarded treasures, producing unpredictable and individual pieces. Items include sun catchers, flasks, lanterns, memo mirrors, glass bike chain dragonflies, glass drums and guitars.

Cut It Out!
Unique handcrafted paper creations (decorations, cards, bags, boxes, and bags). Fabric bags and wine bags.

Deborah Funches Jewelry Design
Handcrafted, vintage inspired glass jewelry and hair accessories.  

Dolcetti Jewelry
Handmade simple, modern and unique jewelry using sterling silver, gold and unique gemstones. 

Double Happiness Crane Company
Colorful, sparkling origami crane ornaments and beaded strings of 7 cranes, handmade using new and recycled materials.

Field of Roses
Framed purses and other bags made from beautiful fabrics. 

5th Season
Handmade, upcycled handbags made from reclaimed coffee burlap sacks and discarded natural fiber clothing.  My line include totes and shoulder bags, coin bags, iPad sleeves, laptop sleeves, baskets in multiple sizes, hip sacks, and satchels.

Forest Whimsy
Fairy houses from nature.  Needle felted fairy, gnome, mermaid, pirate dolls. Needle felted anthropomorphic mushrooms and ornaments. Fairy-themed children's aprons.  Mushroom-themed needle felted jewelry.

Free Your Mind Jewelry
One of a kind jewelry, mostly earrings, that include feathers, dream catchers, and beads from all over the world. 

Ginza Girl
Fun, hand-sewn mod skirts and headbands for ladies and girls.

Green Grin
Plush toys, art plush, and fingerless gloves. The plush toys are sewn from a variety of fabrics and embellished with hand embroidery. The fingerless gloves come in kids and S-L adult sizes, with appliqued designs appropriate for all genders. They are sewn of wool, wool-blend, and poly fabrics. About 95% of my materials are sourced from re-purposed items.

HM Crafters
Hand stitched counted cross stitch cards so pretty you will want to frame them!  Also, hand stitched covered buttons that can be converted to pins, gift tags and more.

Hole In My Bucket
Quality sewn doll clothes for 18-inch dolls such as American Girl & Our Generation. Also, 15" clothes for Bitty babies, and Barbie Fashion Doll apparel.

Hoo Hats
Unique, felted wool owl hats that crafted by hand from rescued wool sweaters.  Each hat is one-of-a-kind & has it's own personality.

House of Moss
Fiber arts inspired the forest floor, using as much upcycled and locally-produced material possible. From felted wool, I make acorns, coasters, animal figures, mushrooms, wearables, and home decor.

House of Six Cats
Functional art made from my photography: coasters, night lights, jewelry, flasks, and metal cases.

j. volz DESIGN
I make a variety of items out of fused glass that run the gamut from jewelry to clocks to serving pieces.  I enjoy color and like to add some whimsey to my pieces when possible.  My glass art can be decorative as well as functional.  

jBold Glass Art
A variety of stained glass art, including accent column lamps on cedar bases, jewelry boxes, window hangers, mirrors trimmed in stained glass, and pendants. 

Jen Carlton Bailly
Handmade zipper pouches and homemade salted caramel.

Julia Gardner
Prints in sleeves and on wood panels portraying Portland cityscapes and urban street signs.  The original pieces are layered with photographic imagery, ink, paint, oil pastel, etc. in layers of clear resin to create a glass-like finish.

Laurie Causgrove Design
Handmade gemstone and sterling silver jewelry.

Linda Schaedig
Cute, colorful aprons.

Items made from my original photographs, including banners, photoblocks, posters, and jewelry.  All of my work is original and unique, with bright bold and warm colors.

LO Mamas
A variety of unique crochet and knit items combining upcycled materials and natural fibers, including bum warmers, arm warmers, and boot cuffs.

Destination-inspired apparel and lifestyle accessories. All products are designed and hand made in Portland Oregon and reflect the things we love in Oregon, from bikes to beer.

Birch panels, prints, and posters with imagery printed on them.

Magpie Ethel
Vintage-inspired holiday fun!  Lots of ornaments, holiday decor, and vintage finds all re-purposed with a fun, glittery, whimsical holiday twist.

Handmade Crocheted Hats and Hairclips.

Diaper and wipe clutches, Boppy pillow covers (for nursing), delivery gowns, burp cloths,  and a collection of blank greeting cards featuring my photography.

Mata Hari Jewelry
Neo-Victorian and re-purposed vintage handcrafted jewelry.

MeeMee's Goodies
Homemade jam and pickles using simple, local ingredients to capture the freshest tastes and preserve them for later enjoyment. Flavors include raspberry lemon, strawberry champagne, and bacon jam (a smokey-sweet savory spread).

Meg's Tags
Hand stamped and embellished note cards, and various paper-based gift items.

Fun and funky handbags, wallets, & accessories from repurposed materials.

Natalie Joy
Handmade jewelry using unique and found materials.  My best selling item is a tiny lightbulb with a bee's wing inside of it.  

Neeka Knits
Fun, hip, unique knit accessories and jewelry from original designs, knitting patterns, and other knitting-related goodies. Items include scarfs, cowls, shawls, mitts, boot cuffs, necklaces, bracelets - anything cozy for wintertime!

Nuthatch Cache
Tiny needle-felted creatures, strongly influenced by natural history. I blend craft with a pinch of science to create tiny creatures for everyone to love and enjoy.

Paulette Insall - Mixed Media Artist
Original paintings and other items featuring my artwork, including: giclee prints, jewelry, journals, ornaments, and home decor items.

PDX Coasters
Unique, hand made drink coasters of Portland icons.

Pendulum Organics
Organic soap and a few other organic treats for you body and senses.

Rags +Bones
Handmade, refillable notebooks made from recycled/upcycled books, albums, and paper.

Renee Hartig
Original oil on canvas landscape paintings.  My style is contemporary/impressionistic.

Rose City Sweets
Handmade, small batch confections. Our most popular items are our toffee, caramels and fudge. At Rose City Sweets our only goal is to make your day a little sweeter.

Scott Trumbo
I use stunning, rare, non-commercial Northwest hardwoods to turn cherished bowls.  These pieces are shaped from single chunks of beautiful wood and are used for food service and decorative purposes.

Scrumptious Suds
A delicious line of bath and body goods inspired by favorite dessert and cocktail recipes, handcrafted from natural and local ingredients. All soaps are vegan (with the exception of honey used in our Portland Chai Tea) and ninety-five percent of our materials are bought locally.

Sea Baskets by Cathy Gwinn
These baskets are one of a kind creations crafted from colorful wool into unique shapes and sizes, designed to add beauty and function to the home.

Handcrafted Soap and silky bath luxuries to lovingly pamper your skin! Our products are handmade the old fashioned way from scratch using all natural oils, butters, salts, and botanicals. 

Smithworks Fused Glass
Fun, colorful, and unique fused glass creations for your home and garden, including tall flowers on metal rods ready for any outdoor or indoor garden, potted fused glass flowers, and colorful pendants, magnets, picture frames, and small tiles.

Smitten: Artisan Truffles
Handcrafted chocolate truffles made from a variety of local and exotic ingredients. They are all small batch creations, using the finest Belgian chocolate. In addition, my truffles are all dairy and gluten free, so everyone can indulge.

Sparrow and Sundry
Hand made kid-sized messenger bags (some screenprinted), unique lunch bags, hats and other clothing, wooden blocks with kid themed vintage and modern images, felt creations (necklaces, hair clips), and some resin creations (eye candy fridge magnets, drawer pulls, hair clips, treasure...).

Style Sister Studio
Hand sewn vinyl handbags, large totes, messenger bags, zippies, cell phone snappies, and carry-alls.

Talia Jewelry Design
I design and create enamel, sterling and gold-fill jewelry here in Portland. I get inspiration from organic shapes and colors from the environment around me.

Tati & Me: Clothing for the Spirited Girl!/pages/Tati-Me-Clothing-for-the-Spirited-Girl/304182149608775
Designed and manufactured locally, our clothing line caters to girls between the ages of 1 through 10. The collection consists of dresses, skirts, tops and accessories. Colorful, versatile and one-of-a-kind, each piece is made with great attention to detail and craftsmanship. 

Terry Powers Recycled Metal Art
Recycled metal art for the garden and indoors.

The Gilded Cat - Face & Body Art Entertainment
High-end, skin-safe face painting and body art. We use only FDA compliant, professional products to create our amazing designs. We also offer waterproof glitter tattoos which can last from 3-7 days.
The Running Stitch
Stuffed cats and owls made from recycled cashmere sweaters, and pincushions in the shape of apples and pears.

Tierra Gifts
Make-your-own terrarium bar! Select your glass globe from a variety of shapes and sizes. Mix and match your plants, stones, miniature figurines and other decorations to assemble your own garden in a glass … in a matter of minutes!

Tonya Dirk
Handmade cards, holiday decor, and home decor.

Travel-inspired jewelry made from vintage atlases. From Paris to London to Tel Aviv to good old Portland, each map showcases a special place. Custom work available too!

Tweet Toys
Wood and cloth modern toys--sailboats, playsets, baby mobiles--inspired by mid-century Swedish and Japanese simplicity and functionality. All natural and non-toxic.

Two Guitars Art Cards
Original art cards (greeting cards, birthday cards, holiday cards, etc) using Gocco and Letterpress printing. I also print notebooks and wall art with my designs. I am heavily influenced by my love of photography, design history, cinema, travel, and biking.

2 monkees
Jewelry made from mixed metals, silver, and copper, a line of enamel jewelry, and scrabble tile pendants.

Urban Designs Unique Jewelry by NW Artists
Game piece pendants made from miniature dominoes, rummi cubes, and scrabble pieces. We also sell barrettes and bobbie pins, headbands, hair clips, rings, earrings, bracelets, and animal figurine necklaces.

WIllamette Valley Confectionery
Small-batch, handcrafted candies made from berries, fruits, nuts, and dairy products from local farms, packaged in delightful and nostalgic packaging, all of which is compostable, biodegradable, and/or recyclable. Our products are gluten free and many are vegan.

Wonderlust Jewelry
Hand made, one-of-a-kind stainless steel jewelry made by placing a coat of photo-sensitive emulsion on the metal while it is still flat, placing plants or feathers on top of the coated pieces, and exposing them to light. Wherever the plant casts a shadow, the metal is etched.  Finally, I bend the metal into cuffs or attach hooks for earrings.

Woolie Originals
Apparel, art, and accessories created from recycled wool and other found materials.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Vendor Notifications Sent

All vendors who applied to the Bazaar this year should have received an email yesterday or today notifying them of whether they were accepted to participate.  If you did not receive an email, please contact us at as soon as possible.  Thank you!

Monday, October 8, 2012

Vendor Notifications Sent

Hi everyone--our jury has been hard at work reviewing over 125 applications for 75 spots at this year's Bazaar.  We were very impressed by the quality of vendors who applied.  Our decisions were intended to provide a good range of vendors, as far as wares offered and prices, as well as to add some fresh faces this year.  Notifications were emailed to vendors today.  We'll post a list of those accepted soon.  Thank you everyone!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Our jury has been working hard, reviewing the applications from vendors this year.  So many terrific applicants!  We're just about done and will announce this year's vendors on Monday.  Thank you to all the fabulous folks who have applied--It's going to be an amazing Bazaar once again!