Ready to score major points with the cool kid in your life? From onesies and rattles to kids’ clothing and toys, we’ve got something for everykid! Bring your sense of fun and shop one-of-a-kind, kid-approved creations at Handmade Arcade.
Sure, you can be proud of your eco-sustainable sensibilities when you shop Beans’ Rompers. You can also be proud ‘cause your kid looks cool as hell! When Araina Marsden couldn’t find unique, sustainable clothing for her son Brooks (aka Beans), she upcycled vintage and thrifted graphic t-shirts to create the hippest baby and toddler clothes you’ve ever seen. Get ready for these highly wearable, super giftable creations. (Virtual market only)
Waku Waku Baby brings whimsy and wonder to bandana bibs, burp cloths, and baby and kid accessories. Seiko Sisco, the maker behind the line, is all about cute comfort –especially when it comes to her best-selling item, her Stay-On Baby and Toddler Shoes. They hug even the twinkliest toes and cutest cankles — we mean chunky baby legs! — to stay on all day.
(Virtual and in-person markets)
If the little girl in your life is more t-rex than tea party, she’ll love 2468 kids. Same goes for any future astronaut, rock star, or entomologist you know. Rachel Arnold Sager’s designs are for little kids with big imaginations who know that pirates, trucks, and science are for any gender. Shop her expressive kids’ clothing, fun accessories, and vivid art prints. (Virtual and in-person shopping)
Jenelle Huddleston of Pennyknot crochets soft stuffed animals and rattle toys inspired by lovable, huggable animals. You can even find friendly designs featuring your favorite dog breeds, from Corgis to Boston Terriers to Goldendoodles. (Virtual and in-person shopping)
Browse Handwork House, a community fiber art workshop based in Lancaster, PA for a selection of heirloom-quality children’s knitwear, clothing, toys, and accessories. You’ll also be able to feast your eyes on botanically dyed yarns, plus handmade knitting and crochet supplies and unique crafting patterns. (In-person market only)
Inclined Designs is all about little yinzers and those who love them. Karyn Pope creates children’s clothing, teething necklaces, and items for new and expectant moms. Her latest line, Burgh Bits, is made from an illustrated fabric design that incorporates homages to the Burgh: parking chairs, pierogi, bridges, keystones, and ketchup bottles, what else? (Virtual and in-person shopping)
Thank you to our sponsors – love, Pittsburgh, Artsmiths of Pittsburgh, and Songbird Artistry – where you can buy your handmade gifts year-round.