Don't pass up the chance to give your friends, family, and colleagues holiday gifts that are made close to home - in your very own community. These wonderful and unique gifts that were handmade by local artisans will be available for purchase during the 18th annual By Hand Artisan's Holiday Gift Show at Ashawagh Hall
in East Hampton.
There will be a wide array of handmade gifts, including fused glass, knits and felted wool, skincare, carved wood wildlife, specialty yarn, decoupage, wooden toys, wood surf boards and cutting boards, original jewelry, and much more!
"The By Hand Show has been a venue for local artisans to exhibit and sell their craft for the past 18 years," remarked Aimee Dallob of Felt Fantastic Knits. "I have participated the last six years, and this year have taken responsibility for organizing the show."
Wine barrel mirrors by Grain Surfboards. (Courtesy Photo)
This year's vendors will include Tabbathia Haubold (yarn and fiber goods and skincare), Aimee Dallob and Vicki Durand
(hand knits and felted hats), Lorraine Pepper (fused glass jewelry and ornaments), Pat and Lou Paparo (wood toys and puzzles), Laura Pfanz (gemstone jewelry and ornaments), Helen Halverson (decoupage), Matt DiBernardo (hand-carved wildlife), Sue Phalieros (porcelain pins), Barbara Fusco (original jewelry design), Carrie Wood (fiber arts, felted accessories and yarn accessories), Fred Brandes (mixed media art and display tables), Deborah Klugers (beeswax candles and honey) and Brian Schöpfer (wood surfboards and cutting boards).
The By Hand Artisan's Holiday Gift Show will take place on Saturday, December 17th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 18th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
Ashawagh Hall is located at 780 Springs Fireplace Road in East Hampton. For more information, call 631-267-6554 or visit ashawagh-hall.org.
Sydney Braat is a Hamptons-raised and NYC-living journalist. She enjoys splitting her time between the bustling city life and relaxing atmosphere of the Hamptons. When she's not writing, Sydney is traveling. She thrives off of new experiences, cultures, cuisine, and languages. Sydney writes about the arts, philanthropy, food & wine, and shopping.