HMC8 – Handmade City Holiday 2014

1799973_788575131199194_212422759691038865_o Our upcoming Holiday 2014 event is going to be bonkers! We have over 40 super talented vendors and will be setting up shop downtown Davenport inside the historic Freight House. The Freight House is home to the Quad Cities Food Hub and the Front Street Brewery Tap Room. During our event you can shop handmade gifts, organic food products and enjoy locally crafted beer all in one stop! Handmade City pairing with these two local organizations makes for a great shopping experience! We have added our amazing vendor list below as well as a little info about the Food Hub & Front Street. Help us encourage our community to support handmade artisans. Share our site and Facebook event! Check back here and on Facebook for more information very soon.

Event Details:

Saturday, December 13, 2014 2pm–7pm
At the Freight House – 421 W River Drive, Davenport, Iowa
we will have a DJ and some live music, as well as a few giveaways and special surprises!

This year’s awesome vendors:

Warm Fuzzies – Upcycled sweater mittens
Genevra Bell – Cute Illustrations
Twisted By Design – Wire Jewelry
Oh My Ganache – Unique confections
Bliss Joy Bull – Women’s Clothing & Accessories
Pajama Love – Crocheted animals + other curiosities
Earth Faeries – Soaps, perfumes and accessories
BoBo Originals – Collage Art
Crosswinds Farms – Hand-spun Yarn
Adventure Orange– Awesome Handmades
Hartley Studio – Handmade sterling silver & gold jewelry
Farm Genevieve – Hand Spun Yarn
Iron Leaf Press – Letterpress Goods
Arctic Summer – Knit & crochet hats and accessories
Two Gems – Handmade Jewelry
Lil Squeeks – handmade thingys for pets & their people
Red Door Press – Letterpress Goods
Deb’s Dreamy Pillows – Sewn Accessories
Leo & Lola – children’s & women’s clothing
Fashion Funward _ Zipper Accessories
Johnnie Cluney – Artwork & Prints
Laura Palmer – Stationery
Print & Clay – Ceramics Dolls by Emily – handmade dolls Wandering Mail – chain-mail jewelry
Esther’s Envy – Crocheted Goods
Gallery 114 – Artwork & Prints
Wasted – Upcycled home goods
Ladynoble – artwork & jewelry
Made – Handmade Jewelry
Abernathy’s – vintage, handmade clothing
Bent River Bobbins – Sewn Accessories
Mumm’s Mud – Pottery
The Green Lilac – Kids Accessories
Darn it, Sew What – Sewn home goods & accessories
Casting Crew – Garden goods
BRIKA – Handmade decor & accessories
Garden Variety Soaps – Soaps & Scents
Laura Loves Cute – Paper cuttings
Enamored Woods – Wood Decor
ARTery – Pottery
Fuzzy Bums – Upcycled Sweater Accessories
Whoa Nelli – All Natural home & personal Care

Freight House Residents:

Quad Cities Food Hub – A sustainable local food system fostered through community partnership. A bi-state initiative – the Quad Cities Food Hub connects farmers and consumers in Iowa and Illinois in effort to augment regional local food production and consumption. The organization is part of a network of Regional Food System Working Groups in the state of Iowa.

Front Stree Brewery – The oldest brew pub in the state of Iowa, is nestled beautifully along the bank of the Mighty Mississippi. It has served the fine the QCA for over 22 years. It’s where Davenport and thousands of visitors from other cities come for great times, great food and fabulous brews made right on the premises in Front Street’s Brewery.


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