Back by popular demand just in time for daylight savings, Candle 🕯 stick holders by woodworker @collingarrity and hand dipped candles by Danica in Rockport Maine. We are closed for the weekend but back open on Tuesday from 11 - 6. Photo by the ever fabulous @share.studios - we miss her soooooooooooo!
This week is the @pmacraftshow in our favorite 🌃 city, Philly. Emerging Maine artist @kregmccunepottery will be exhibiting along side some of the finest craft artists in the country. Pop by his booth check out his work, he’s super friendly and far more humble than he should be, his pots are stunning!
This fabulous textile exhibition from artist Chris Leith up @KōT craft through the @word.bluehill festival. Truly an impressive body of work about words and stitching as meditation. Stop by we are open tues - Sat 11 - 6.
Just snagged this photo from @lizpechacek instagram as we just received a lovely package 📦 of work for the holidays with loads of studs perfect for stocking stuffers and the sweetest tiniest pinch bowls you’ve ever seen! Thanks for the work Liz we look forward to selling it all!!
A huge thank you to @donnadaquino for coming out this past weekend to celebrate @maine_craft_weekend with us in the @heartofellsworth we had so much fun showing your amazing work to the fine folks of our town!!!!
Our first exhibition hung in the @kotcraft gallery space by local textile artist Chris Leith. While living in Florida last winter Leith experienced the mass shooting in Parkland. Forever changed... this show was her meditation. Chris will be on hand to talk about her work this #mainecraftweekend2018 We will be open Sat 13th from 11-6
This weekend is the #artofellsworth celebration 🎉 in our town! This program is a sponsor of the statewide program @maine_craft_weekend Each year the @heartofellsworth works with area businesses and artists to highlight all the creative endeavors in Ellsworth - pretty cool huh? Shown here are artist @revert333 and @david1146 installing the #wheatpaste mural at the end of our block. A HUGE thank you goes out to them, @courthouse_gallery And artist Siri Beckman who created this piece 30 years ago while working in the now @artsworth building on Pine Street. The orginal piece is 2.5 inches X 4 inches was enlarged and printed at local printing company Banner City in Bucksport. We are over the moon with the results! Pop by 16 State Street to check it out!
We have one of these beauties left in the shop but that’s not the reason we are posting, we want to gift you some true beauty in your feed, follow @share.studios you can thank us later. Stephanie is as creative as she is sweet and passionate about craft and handmade objects. She was a HUGE part of @kotcraft web presence, creating our site while working in the shop for a year. We miss Stephanie everyday but are so delighted to see her flourishing.
This weekend metalsmith @donnadaquino will join us to celebrate craft in a big way. Come see her work and learn about her inspiration and how she found her way to Maine. Saturday 11 to 6. The shop is open for the week today stop by we are working on a bunch of exciting prep!
This work by local potter Cody Stange reminds us of fall. It’s earthy color and combed texture makes this piece perfect for all those fall bring your own jug celebrations.
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Locally made drinking glasses from artist @greendee420 are perfect for everyday use. We love the simplicity of color and design!
We had a special visit today from a leading group in craft, Maine Crafts Association board of directors. They had their annual board retreat in Ellsworth. Thanks guys for stopping by our shop and choosing Ellsworth as your planning spot for what’s to come on the Maine Craft scene for 2019!
This piece is only one of an absolutely fabulous collection of jewelry from artist @marugenia2 . Her work is a bold representation of wearable craft. Each piece has a childlike playfulness and begs to be touched and tried on. Stop by the shop tomorrow, we are open from 11-6
We have waited far too long to share these custom made @fieldnotesbrand leather covers from @stitch.and.rivet so many of you out there may not know about the original state of Maine flag but here it is and quite frankly we like it more from a simplicity stand point - a true depiction of the Maine we know and love. We are closed for Sunday/Monday but reopen Tuesday 11-6
The sweetest days of fall are upon us. Don’t know bout you but we like to change out the luggage season to season. Our ever growing collection of bags 💼 purses 👛 and catch all’s is at its peak - we even have a few funny packs if that’s your jam! Stop by the shop today 11 to 6 and check out our collection of @juliahilbrandt @stitch.and.rivet @maven_leather @roughandtumblebags and other designers from near and far!
Biggest congrats to @emilyshafferstudio for being this years @halsteadbead Grant recipient. We were so fortunate to work along side this rising star when she was getting her start after her move to Maine a few years ago. We knew she was destined for greatness back then. Shine on Emily, this is just the beginning!
We have some important business to tend to so we will be opening a little late on Tuesday. We hope you’ll all understand and come visit us in the afternoon or later this week. We will be open 11 to 6 Wednesday through Saturday thanks to a little help from our friends this week!
We thought it was high time to get that sign installed. 🎩’s off to the guy who makes ALL the magic happen @david1146 one final addition to the face of the building remaining out door lighting! If you look super close you’ll see the electric ⚡️ wires are all pulled and neatly awaiting the perfect 👌 fixture install. Still shopping 🛒 but please if you have any recommendation give us a holla, we would love to hear your ideas!
Fall is in the air this morning in Maine. Jewelry like @instakatecusack work makes the colder moths more bearable. Kate’s work is stylish, smart and approachable. We are honored to have such a full collection of her work year. Pop by our shop this week 11 - 6 to peek in our draws and peer in our cases, you are sure to find artists and collections you have never seen before.
We are fully loaded 📦with new work by local potter @kregmccunepottery Yep, that’s a hand carved wooden handle secured with pegs. Kreg is one of a select few emerging artists who will be exhibiting at this years @pmacraftshow. if you happen to find yourself in Philly come November make sure you look up the show, it’s one of the best in the country! Huge props to the ever talented @share.studios for her talent behind the camera 📷 and all over our shop!