Sandra Pelzel’s “Take & Play Car Mat”

What could be more fun for the pre-school traveler than an easy-carry car track!  Quilt & Fiber Artist (and Potter) Sandra Pelzel has designed this Take & Play Car Mat to be easily portable for children.  The ~ 15 1/2″ x 18″ track includes two matchbox cars, a pen and a blank notebook in two of the pockets. […]

Terry Perkinson’s “Photo Bombing Bear”

“Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson Who doesn’t want to be photo bombed by this attention-seeking bear? This photo was taken at Marilyn Penrod‘s  Art Reception, “Carolina Dreamscaping,” and features three of special people — plus “Tess the Teddy Bear” by Terry Perkinson.  Tess is actually more purple in color than the picture, and […]

Children’s Toys, Books & Clothing

The Joyful Jewel has a nice selection of children’s books by local authors, hand made stuffed animals or dolls and locally created clothing and accessories for all ages.  Here are few:

Children’s Books,Toys, Fashion

The Joyful Jewel has a nice selection of children’s books by local authors, hand made stuffed animals or dolls and locally created clothing and accessories for all ages.  Here are few:  

Terry Perkinson – New Animals!

Terry Perkinson, who makes stuffed animals, using old cashmere sweaters, is another Joyful Jewel artist who has brought in almost a whole new display of adorable art.  To see brings a smile, but to touch – that really brings the ahhhhs! ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at […]

Orlan Johnson, Wood Working

I was a wood worker my whole life, but did not do any turning until I took a class at the John C. Campbell Folk School in 2009.  In 2010 I started turning in earnest, and now I have 3 lathes, and turn several days a week.  I started and became the President of the […]

Terry Perkinson, Stuffed Animals

I make stuffed animals using recycled sweaters and cotton fabrics. Each sweater is thoroughly washed/felted and then used to inspire a variety of creatures. (Lime green just screams to be a frog!)   I use soft Merino wool, angora, cashmere, and alpaca. All features are sewn on, to eliminate any potential choking hazard. That is […]

Riva Econopouly, Fiber Arts & Toys

I have been knitting for 65 years. For 40 of those years, I was just a regular, normal knitter. I’d knit a few things during the year for presents or for myself. Later, when I had children I kept them in mittens and sweaters and started to do the same for my grandchildren. Then I […]

Allison East, Fiber Arts

Where cute meets crochet!  I make amigorumi style crochet plush charms with handmade polymer clay faces. Components are attached with polymer clay “slue” and glue or sewn on.  I love spinning an old craft like crochet into something unexpected and fun.  it’s a way to introduce tradition to new generations.  I’m inspired by my daughter […]

Terry Perkinson “Bailey the Bunny”

“Bailey the Bunny” Terry Perkinson Primarily Merino Wool from Coat, $37 Terry Perkinson makes sweetness to touchable!  She used merino wool from an old coat to make Bailey the Bunny, and has given him a flouncy tail, a heart, a pink nose, and those ears that make you want to hold on — an ear […]