The Patchwork Market is back for its holiday market this weekend! The market spans 2 days, 75+ unique makers, and this time there’s an exclusive First Pick Party on Saturday night, 5-8 pm. For just $20, you can beat the crowds and enjoy the opening night of the market with a relaxed shopping atmosphere PLUS you get an awesome tote bag and a festive beverage to enjoy while you shop.

Sunday afternoon, 12-5 pm, is free admission and the first 100 shoppers get a free tote bag, as usual!

Patchwork Market founder, Morgan Grimm, gave us a sneak peek at some of the vendors and unique finds that you can expect. Get your shopping shoes ready, we’ll see you this weekend.

Crude Bitters

“Crude Bitters and Sodas is NC’s first cocktail bitters company. Founded in 2012 in Raleigh, Crude has won multiple awards and received national attention.”

Follow them here: @crudebitters

Good JuJu Herbal

“Good JuJu Herbal is redefining the basics of body care and setting The New Standard of Natural by specializing in making a full line of products that are versatile, truly natural and purposefully formulated to be effective for skin issues of all kinds.”

Follow them here: @goodjujuherbal

The Durham Toffee Co.

“Every batch of product is created in their certified home kitchen, amidst all the funky life, hilarity, and struggle that happens when seven people live and grow together. And this is the LOVE-ENERGY the Durham Toffee Company captures in every bag of Durham Toffee, Brittled Nut Clusters and Mash-Up.”

Follow them here: @durhamtoffee

ParMar Media

ParMar Media offers a colorful, artsy-modern take on map artwork designed by Jeff Wilson. The company name comes from his rescue pup Marley (a.k.a Parvo Pup) who survived parvo twice (Par for parvo – Mar for Marley). 

Follow them here: @parmar_media

The Plum Umbrella Studio

“The Plum Umbrella Studio is a one-woman studio producing vibrant and modern books to organize, contemplate & chronicle your life. The owner and maker, Emily Schmidt, turns brightly patterned fabric into bookcloth to cover bullet journals, photo books and sketchbooks, which she binds by hand. Vibrant journals for your brightest thought”

Follow them here: @theplumumbrella

Pink Moon Ceramics

“Pink Moon Ceramics is a small batch pottery and ceramic jewelry company based in Durham, NC. All pieces are created from start to finish by artist, Jenna Leitner. Her experience in the textile and design industry combined with her love of working with clay inspired her bold graphic pottery. Whether Jenna is wheel throwing or hand building, her work focuses on using traditional handmade techniques to fit into the modern home. “

Follow them here: @pinkmoonceramics

Pamut Apparel

“From Field to Garment, Organic and Sustainable Clothing Made by Hand: The Pamut line is inspired by the connection between field and garment. Each piece is handcrafted from natural fibers such as organic cotton, linen, and silk. Designer Kat Williford highlights the best properties of each fabric through simple silhouettes and textural dye techniques.”

Follow them here: @pamutapparel

Afternoon Owl Designs

“Rebecca is a self-taught, left-handed crocheter. She creates a wide variety of originally-designed, crocheted Winter scarves, shrugs, hats and accessories. All of her items are designed with modern warmth in mind. She chooses warm and washable lambs wool and acrylic blend yarns and high-quality hand-dyed yarns for the ultimate coziness.

Follow them here: @afternoonowldesigns

Bumble & Hound

Bumble & Hound offers luxury dog accessories and gifts for dog lovers. Their product line includes bandanas, hand dyed rope leashes, vegan grooming supplies, hand knit sweaters, dog apparel, and dog themed gifts. All items are handmade in their studio, and designed to be stylish, durable, and practical. They donate 20% of sales to local rescue organizations.

Follow them here: @bumbleandhound

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