Handmade Arcade 2018

Handmade Arcade 2018 took place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Saturday, December 8.

Our largest event ever, Handmade Arcade 2018 included:

  • Over 12,000 attendees from all over Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio and beyond
  • 200+ Artists, Crafters, Makers and Designers
  • 12 Youth Maker
  • 19 Emerging Makers
  • 20 FREE activities in our Hands-on Handmade activity area
  • First ever Friday night preview party from 5:30 to 8 .pm.
    Included 2.5 hours of crowd-free shopping, cider tastings, cash bar, glass blowing demonstrations and more
  • Sold out Early Birdie preview hour from 10 to 11 a.m. on Saturday morning
  • FREE Admission from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday

Revisit Handmade Arcade’s LARGEST
and MOST SUCCESSFUL event to date!

2018 Vendors

Apothecary Muse
Arbor House Soaps
Black Ship Grooming Co.
Buttercup & Thistle
Dragonfly Lake Scents
Hip Modern Soap
Lovett Sundries
The Wholesome Hive

2468 Kids
Grace In Abundance
Heather Rose Sewing Boutique
Inclined Designs
Lumpkin and Feltandfold
missy mae tutus
Tadpole Creations

8 Bells Scrimshandry Jewelry
Aesthetics Collection Jewelry
Array of Happiness Other
Busy Hook Happy Heart Other
East End Alchemy Jewelry
House Trash Accessories
Juniper Branch Artwork
Leigh Cox Illustration Paper Goods
Lines and Shapes Jewelry Shop Jewelry
RoboDorable Artwork
Sew Joyful Children’s Products
South Atlantic Stitching CompanyHousewares
The Garden of Artificial DelightsHousewares
Three River Knits Other
Three Shelties and a Cat Other
Upcycle Gal Other
Vandalia Metal Jewelry
Woven Spectrums Accessories

837 North
A. Marsden Artwork
Barker’s Herbs & Heirlooms
Black Walnut Woodworking
Brewed 2 Burn Candles/Bubbly 2 Burn Candles
Camp Copeland Studio
Citizen Clay Collective
Elevated Woodworking
Farm & Forest
From These Woods
Half and a Third
I Would Dye For You
Jenna Vanden Brink Ceramics
JKM Soy Candles
Jowdy Studio
North Ave Candles
Plant Lady Wannabe
Puzzle Pax
Reiko Yamamoto studio
sew much sew nice
Simon’s Granddaughter
Stak Ceramics
Studio Glass Company
theo keller flameworked glass
Vinyl Resting Place
Whimsical Wonders
White Swan Illuminations

Those listed had a table in the marketplace.

Artist Image Resource (AIR) and CAPA High School
Artists and Craftsman Supply
Bat Cat Press
Brashear High School
Mosaic Glass Creations and Songbird Artistry
Pittsburgh Glass Center
Real World Scholars
Refresh Collective
Union Project
Workshop PGH

2018 Sponsors

Handmade Arcade sponsors support creativity and sustainability in our community.

Thank you to our GENEROUS 2018 sponsors.

Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Sewing Machine Sponsor
Proud sponsor of the Early Birdie Shopping Hour

Commonwealth Press
Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Zipper Sponsor
Proud sponsor of the Craft Corridor

Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Handsaw Sponsor
Proud sponsor of the Youth Maker Alley

2018 media sponsors 90.5 WESA,  WYEP 91.3  and Yelp.

David Pohl, Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Branding Art Designer

Thank you to Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Hot Glue Gun Sponsors

  • Artist and Craftsman Supply, Pittsburgh
  • Fort Pitt Cap Group
  • Kidsburgh
  • National Aviary
  • PG&H
  • Protohaven
  • The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh
  • una biological
  • Film Pgh
  • KerfCase
  • Matt’s Maker Space
  • pittsburghmagazine.com
  • Prototype
  • Threadbare Cider and Mead

Thank you to Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Scissor Sponsors

  • Mt. Lebanon Magazine
  • With Wild Blood

Thank you to Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Pin Cushion Sponsors

  • bel monili
  • Center For Women’s Entrepreneurship at Chatham University
  • love, Pittsburgh
  • Real World Scholars
  • Whimsical Wonders

Thank you to Handmade Arcade’s 2018 Paintbrush Sponsors

  • Evolve Modern Hair Dressing
  • juNxtaposition
  • Paper Cutz
  • Pittsburgh Vintage Mixer

Handmade Arcade 2018 Image Gallery / Images by Joey Kennedy