The Crafts

Traditional Appalachian craftsmanship demonstrates the incredible inventiveness of past generations to not only live off the land, but also create beauty out of everyday necessities. Quilting, canning, weaving, milling and more are demonstrated and displayed by local artisans.
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Home Craft Days Vendor Locations by Product Category
Category: Vendor Name: Description:
Antiques: Gilliam, Garnett Antiques
Jones, Joseph Antiques
Lane, Ben Antiques
Wright, Debbie Antiques
Artists: Himelright, Brenda Paintings on Recycled Articles
Rowe, Fred Sand Art
Swiney, Hunter Regional Landscape Paintings
Authors: Tennis, Joe Regional History and Travel
Varner, Gary Regional Stories
Beauty Products: Bates, Joseph Handmade Goat Milk Soaps and Lotions
Helms, Cody Beeswax Lip Balm, Chapstick, Soaps
Hensley, Jamie Goats Milk Soap & Chinikia Soap
Jewell, Rhonda Lye Soap, Bath and Body Products
Mays, Haley Homemade Bath Products
Teasley, Katelynn Homemade Soaps, Sugar Scrubs, Bath Balms, Chapsticks
Candles: Coomer, Kristi Hand-poured Soy
Jewell, Rhonda Handmade
McDavid, Amy Hand-poured Candles, Wax Melts, Air-fresheners, Oils
Ceramic / Pottery / Glass: Holcomb, Cassidy Custom Painted Tumblers and Decorated Lanterns
Jewell, Rhonda Wheelthrown
Kenner, Jackilyn Bowls
Teasley, Wendy Personalized Ceramic Tiles
Clothing: Arnette, Valerie Hair Bows, Headbands, Aprons, Tutus, Shirts
Burroughs, Sherry Aprons
Diaz, John Baby Cocoons, and Shirts
Estep, Katie Hair Bows, Headbands, Purses
Kupec, Gale Scarves, Magnetic Scarf Clips, & Boot Belts
Hubabrd, Jessica Hair Bows, Tutus, Kid’s Shirts
Lawson, Cathy Knitted Scarves
MECC Bookstore Official 2017 HOME CRAFT DAYS Shirts and Souvenirs
Minor, Edwina Hairbows, Kid Clothes, Bibs, Tutus, Purses
Rojas, Cesar Wool Ponchos, Sweaters, and Hand Bags
Teasley, Wendy Crochet Hats & Booties
Thomidis, Kimberly Flannel Bibs for Babies & Toddlers
Home Craft Days Vendor Locations by Product Category
Category: Vendor Name: Description:
Demonstrators: Baldwin, Linda Weaving
Bloomer, Buren Wooden Bowls
Bolinsky, Becky Dyeing, Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Crocheting
Branham, Joy Quilting
Counts, Larry Broom Making
Dean, Herman Wood Carving
Dotton, William Wood-lathe Turning
Helms, Cody Beekeeping
Holyfield, Caleb Crochet, Knitting, Needlework
Kelly, Steve Apple Butter
Marshall, Ganell Corn Shuck Doll Making
Mountain Tradition Woodcarving Wood Carving
Mullins, Jeanne Rug Twining and Quilting
Perry, Louella Primitive and Victorian Cloth Dolls and Bunnies
Peters, Angela Hand-painted Wood Signs & Crafts
Ramsey, Mark Blacksmithing
Scott, Zeke Wood/Soap Carving & Storytelling
Sluss, Weymouth Chair Caning
Vanhook, Maurice Wood Carving
Home Craft Days Vendor Locations by Product Category
Category: Vendor Name: Description:
Fiber Arts & Crafts: Alsup, Lejina Wreaths, Ornaments & Holiday Décor
Alvis, Debbie Wreaths & Holiday Décor
Barron, Angela Stuffed Animals, Beanies, Blankets, Dish Towels
Bolinsky, Becky Dyeing, Spinning, Weaving, Knitting, Crocheting
Burroughs, Sherry Crochet Dollies, Oven towels, Pillows, Wreaths
Charles, Ina Kitchen Products
Clark, Vanessa Crochet Items
Diaz, John Hand Towels
Diffenderfer, Letha Dolls, Doll Clothes, Pillows, Pillow Cases
Estep, Katie Quilts & Quilt Kits
Frazier, Lisa Ornaments, Pillowcase Dresses,
Gess, Ruth Crochet Items
Gillenwater, Jeannie Custom Made Quilts for Sports, T-shirt, etc.
Groseclose, Judy & Chip Stuffed Animals
Holyfield, Caleb Crochet, Knitting, Needlework
Hutchinson, Tonya Stitcheries & Primitive Dolls
Kelly, Sonja Crochet Items
Marchant, Sue Mesh Wreaths, Flower Arrangements, Handmade Small Wagons
Minor, Edwina Doll Clothes, Baby Quilts
Perry, Louella Primitive and Victorian Cloth Dolls and Bunnies
Peters, O. H. Quilts
Presley, Marylou Shirts and Snowmen from Repurposed Fabric
Shupe, Christine Quilts, Lap Throws, Snuggles, Bags, Throw Pillows
Simons, Janice Quilted Walker and Wheelchair Aprons, Microwave Cozie Bowls, Aprons, Bibs, Clothespin Bag Holders
Skidmore, Venita Handwoven Rugs
Smith, Delores & Rick Dolls & Stuffed Animals
Spivey, Jacqueline Quilts & Quilted Items
Street, Donna Teddy Bears w/ Military Branch Personalized Bibs
Teasley, Wendy Crochet Blankets & Ornaments
Watts, Randy & Brenda Flags
Home Craft Days Vendor Locations by Product Category
Category: Vendor Name: Description:
Food Items: Cornett, Donna Spices
Helms, Cody Honey
Kelly, Steve Apple Butter
Lucas, Sarah Fresh Roasted Coffee and Gift Baskets
Peters, O. H. Jellies & Jams
Information: Church of Latter Day Saints Genealogy Information
Frontier Health Information
HOME CRAFT DAYS Registration & Information with HCD Staff
MECC Alumni Information
MECC Degrees & Certificates Information
Natural Tunnel State Park Information
Jewelry: Alvis, Debbie Handmade
Back, Tabby Handmade
Clark, Vanessa Handmade Swarovski Crystal Jewelry
Hibbard, Melissa Handmade
Howington, Johnny Handmade from Flatware
Kaires, Jeraldine & Jerry Handmade
Lawson, Cathy Yarn & Ribbon Necklaces
Lipe, Caron Handcrafted using Botanicals, Flowers, and Insects
McLain, Polly & Preston Horseshoe Nail Necklaces & Key Chains, Beaded Necklaces
Miller, Judy Hand-etched Copper & Silver
Rojas, Cesar Leather Bracelets
Swanson, Kathy Handmade, Custom
Vaughn, Wendy Handmade Necklaces, Bracelets, Earrings
Winkle, Ashley R. Wire-wrapped Stone, Bead, Glass & Coal
Leather: Bruck, Haley Engraved Personal Leather Bracelets
Diaz, John Purses, Billfolds, Holsters, Belts
Rojas, Cesar Bracelets
Rowe, Fred Belts & Key Chains
Metal: Ramsey, Mark Blacksmithing
Stamper, John Metal Yard Art
Recycled Crafts: Collins, April Up-cycled Junk Crafts
Hibbard, Melissa Decorated Old Windows
Seasonal Decorative Arts: Bell, Phyllis Christmas / Fall
Bledsoe, Amy Christmas / Fall
Burroughs, Sherry Lighted Glass Blocks & Bottles
Specialty Items: Arnette, Linda Dreamcatchers, Bows, Arrows, Quivers
Goward, Kim Pet Items
Rojas, Cesar Dreamcatchers
Home Craft Days Vendor Locations by Product Category
Category: Vendor Name: Description:
Wood Products: Alsup, Lejina Fall & Winter Decorations, Wreaths & Ornaments
Alvis, Debbie Painted Signs
Back, Tabby Wood Crafts
Bell, Phyllis Christmas & Fall Decorative
Bishop, Briana Handmade Wood Crafts, Pictures, Décor
Bloomer, Buren Bowls
Carroll, Gary Basket Weaving
Charles, Ina Kitchen Products
Christian, William Toys
Coeburn, Gary Memory & Keepsake Boxes
Counts, Larry Broom Making
Dean, Herman Wood Carving
Dotton, William Wood-lathe Turning
Fowler, Angela Palletwood Wood Signs, Pumpkins, Fall Designs, Christmas Designs, Coasters
Frazier, Lisa Signs
Garreffa, Charles Varous Crafts
Hibbard, Melissa Signs
Holcomb, Cassidy Hand-painted wooden Signs and Shadow Boxes
Holyfield, Ricky Shelves, Trash Cans, Benches, Cabinets
Huffman, Rebecca Decorative Items & Signs
Hutchinson, Tonya Chainsaw Carvings & Painted Items
James, Rocky Frames, Flower Baskets, Lighthouses, Birdhouses, Lanterns, Tables, Pumpkins
Johnson, Alice Cedar Boxes & Birdhouses
Kelly, Sonja Scrollsaw Items
Lawson, Donny Primitive
Martin, Jean Reed and Oak Baskets and Purses
Mountain Tradition Woodcarving Wood Carving
Nunn, Kristen Handmade Walking & Hiking Sticks
Perry, Louella Hand-painted Wood Signs & Ornaments
Peters, Angela Hand-painted Wood Signs & Crafts
Presley, Marylou Repurposed Garden Gates, Signs, and Chairs
Profitt, Lois Bowls, Pens, Key Chains, Birdhouses
Ricker, Sharon Primitive Furniture & Items
Rowe, Fred Toys
Scott, Zeke Wood/Soap Carving & Storytelling
Skidmore, Venita Potatoe Bins, Trash Cans, Benches, Shelves, Baskets, Toy Chests
Sluss, Weymouth Chair Caning
Smith, Christina Hand-made Wood Crafts
Smith, Delores & Rick Crafts & Benches
Spivey, Jackie & Jacqueline Turned Wooden Bowls and Chirstmas Ornaments
Teasley, Wendy Shadow Boxes
Thomas, Mary Hand-carved Animals
Vanhook, Maurice Wood Carving
Watts, Randy & Brenda Primitive Wood Crafts & Home Décor
Willis, Mike Picture Frames, Cedar Chest, Salt Box Houses, Benches
Yard Art / Sculptures: Stamper, John Metal Yard Art