Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

Krista Tranquilla Studio

Handcrafted jewelry and accessories from sterling, stones, repurposed and found objects. Inspired by home town in North Lake Tahoe and from travels afar. My technique includes image transfers, rock work, experimental and traditional assembly and fabrication metal smithing techniques.


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Beija-Flor Naturals is a vegetarian body care line produced in Oakland, California. All products are free of harmful petro-chemicals and handmade from raw vegetable-based ingredients. Beija-Flor's non-profit partner is the Institute for Sustainable Economic, Educational, and Environmental Design.

Wondermark Enterprises

Books, comics, artwork, apparel, papergoods and gift items from Wondermark, a comic strip made using illustrations from 19th century ephemera.

Woody Miller Art

Fun and colorful artwork featuring robots, animals, and funky locations. T-shirts, prints, original paintings and cards featuring my designs done both digitally and traditional (acrylic with resin).

Yetis And Friends

Yetis and Friends provide mounted and stuffed creatures, suitable for hanging on your wall or even desktop conversation. Each creature is unique, built by hand, and ready to keep you company on your adventure.

Unpossible Cuts

Laser cut jewelry and products that are handmade in California.

Vivi Kids

Vivi Kids is a collection of whimsical modern designs for children. We aim to put a bigger smile to those who are around the kids who adorn our characters.

While Odin Sleeps

There is something to be said about the colors Mother Nature chose and the shapes she has created. She's quite the artist and her work is what inspires mine.

TOM Girl

TOM Girl is hand cut leather jewelry. Each piece is individually cut by hand and and completed with quality materials, like sterling silver, 14K gold fill and new calf skin leather.

The Tin Gypsy

Hello! I make tintypes- photographic images made directly onto metal plates using large format cameras and a process invented in the 1850s. I sell original tintypes, tintype prints on metal and on paper, tiny tintype pendants with vintage styling and handmade sketchbooks/journals with tintype covers

Thousand Skies & Tabitha Reed

We produce high quality artworks that mix playful colors and whimsical subjects. We'll be selling our artwork in many different media such as prints, stationery cards, fan, decals, and bag.

The Enchanted Square

I create unique crochet hats and accessories with whimsey and fun.

The Girl and Rhino

Silk-screened tee and hoodies.

The Gold Bug

I use various parts of old watches and various vintage jewelry and accessories to create new jewelry and small accessories. Some of the jewelry pieces run. I use a variety of cold connection and forming techniques.

Solsis Clothing

My clothing is a breath of fresh air and an eclectic explosion of color. My ideas are drawn from cultures all around the world and expressed in a refined way to dress the beautiful body in motion. My clothing includes mostly women's dresses, tops, jackets, hoodies, pants, and salvaged leather belts

Spiffy Pups

Spiffy Pups is dedicated to creating unique, one-of-a-kind collars and accessories for every loved pet out there! Creating collars that stand out from those sold in stores is something I strive to create!

The Art of Steph Laberis

I am a professional illustrator and character designer who also makes needle felted critters. I sell prints ranging from 5 x 7 - 13 x 19 in size of my own artwork, art books of my illustrations and original felted critters. I also take commissions and do original watercolors when time permits!

Shapes & Colors Textiles

Shapes & Colors Textiles is an Oakland based textile shop specializing in original screen printed goods to wear or put in your house. All fabric is printed on organic cotton and hand screen printed by me with the most eco-friendly inks. I sew all products in my little home studio all by myself.

Sincere Sheep

Naturally dyed yarns and fibers featuring breed specific wool and wool blends. Some of the yarns and fibers are farm specific and local.

Recover Your Thoughts

Journals made from Discarded library books

Sequoia Beauty

Sequoia Beauty is an organic flower and herb based facial care line. Everything is made in small batches by hand by organic, raw, and biodynamic ingredients. Over 70% of our ingredients are grown by small artisan farmers in the Bay Area!


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Preetha Mahendran

I'm an artist/ illustrator looking to sell my art prints.

Pine Blossoms Repurposed Goods

PineBlossoms bags, wallets, plush and accessories are made In California by me, from well made, forgotten clothing. Look for cool vintage suit labels, suit pockets, sleeve details, and a lapel here & there.


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Pop Up Tops

With a surprise inside every top, these interactive baby onesies bring smiles to everyone's faces!


Poppyhearts features a lovely collection of handmade, fashionable hair adornments for weddings, special occasion or casual wear. We offer elegant and romantic designs ranging from feathered fascinators, beaded and rhinestone headbands to fabric corsages.


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Paper Parasol Press

We are a small letterpress and design studio newly relocated from Chicago, Illinois to San Mateo, California. Our cards can be found in small metropolitan boutiques around the country. We find inspiration in Americana and European Folk Art. We believe in illustration, sketchbooks, and traveling.

Nidhi Chanani

Romantic, whimsical art prints and cards.

Martin Hsu Art and Design

Martin Hsu Art & Design strives to create unique, original, and whimsical designs and artwork inspired by Asian mythologies, nature, and Studio Ghibli. All ideas come out of Martin's sketchbook.

Miso Handmade

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Magic Industrie

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Laurel Begley Ceramics

Vintage inspired, wheel-thrown pottery lovingly made by Sonoma County artist Laurel Begley.

Light Fantastic

I am a one-woman business hand-making wearable art that is illuminated by LED lights. My pieces are eclectic and one-of-a-kind, incorporating a range of materials including leather, vinyl, acrylic, metal, feathers, and more. LF is for all genders and most lifestyles, anyone who goes out in the dark!

Krista Tranquilla Studio

Handcrafted jewelry and accessories from sterling, stones, repurposed and found objects. Inspired by home town in North Lake Tahoe and from travels afar. My technique includes image transfers, rock work, experimental and traditional assembly and fabrication metal smithing techniques.

Kira K Designs

I design knitting and crochet patterns for stylish garments and accessories. At the show, I will be selling my patterns in both print and pdf format, and also kits featuring small-farm and hand-dyed yarns. I may also bring a sample sale of handknit items.

Korrupt Label

Korrupt Label is an independant clothing line from West Oakland that specializes in mens de-constructed T-shirts and Hoodies.All of our clothing are handmade and printed in West Oakland in small batches to retain the artistic and one of kind appeal.

Ian Henderson

I make Jewelry from materials normally used in electrical work, such as aluminum grounding wire and rubber insulation sheathing. I use simple processes to produce surprisingly delicate shapes, which esemble sea creatures, plants, and insect parts.

Katy Kristin

I make whimsical plush, dolls, and jewelry, many inspired by my vintage collections. Lots of gnomes, hedgehogs, wool felt flowers, mushrooms, and charming woodland creatures. If Pippi Longstocking had a favorite shop, I would hope this is it.

Fluff Engine

Fluff Engine makes unique handmade plush toys using combinations of new and vintage materials. Each toy design is also made available as a step-by-step instructional pattern booklet so that you can sew a plush toy yourself!

Glass Cathedrals

Glass Cathedrals are an ongoing series of sparkling diorama sculptures containing brilliant tiny worlds. I have created unique portraits in boxes, customizing miniature figurines with clay, paper and paint to resemble the real people depicted.

Feathery Leathery

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Cuddlefish Press

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Cody Vrosh & Binary Winter Press

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As Wood As It Gets

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Bird of Virtue

Geometric, statement-making, modern jewelry and accessories for women + men. Handmade by me in San Francisco out of intricate laser cut hardwoods, meticulously hand-painted + finished on handmade semi-precious metal findings.


Sean Finocchio is an artist and photographer inspired by architecture and culture in California. That world comes alive in Digital prints and wood cutouts, combining his photos, painting and typography.

A Slice of Delight

I design and craft glycerin soaps that are bright and cheery, ruffle your senses, fun to use and makes you feel good (or someone else if you give it as a gift). 2 of my suppliers are local - the soap base formulator and the cosmetic grade colorants for the soap. Packaging is biodegradable.


We are a small 3 person Portland, OR based print and sew studio. We draw our own designs and screen print them on dishtowels, napkins and fabric that we make into usable, durable lovely goods.

The Heated

I screen print, mainly dish towels and am introducing a line of prints this Spring.


Vegan accessories handmade in San Francisco. We design and make vegan wallets, gadget cases, messenger bags, zippered pouches, and more. Many of our products use repurposed materials or factory remnants - stuff that would otherwise go into landfills.

3 Fish Studios

Original, Affordable paintings and prints by Annie Galvin and Eric Rewitzer

Delusions of Grandeur Design

Delusions of Grandeur is a hand-made line of unique jewelry that loves geometry. It is colorful, quirky, cleaver, sophisticated, understated, and well crafted. We take great pride in what we create in our Highland Park, CA studio.

Field Day

Completely conscious clothing. Handmade with love in Oakland CA

Mediums to Masses

Mediums to Masses makes fused glass table-wares and jewelry that combine vintage textile patterns with modern glass colors. Items range from plates, soap dishes, coasters and sushi sets, to necklaces, earrings, bracelets & cufflinks

Animal Instincts Apparel

All of my designs are hand and silk screened locally. I love to draw animals taking over the city!

bird mafia

Bird mafia was founded in 2009 with the simple mission of sharing a love of cut paper art. Each design, shadow box and art piece is hand-cut with an xacto knife by bird mafia artist, Emily Brown.


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Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco

Bazaar Bizarre San Francisco is a Handmade market, Indie entertainment extravaganza and D.I.Y. Festival all under one roof!


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