Meet Our Traders

On the first Saturday of each month we head to the Grainger Market for our handmade market. There you’ll find some of the best makers, designers, artists and recyclers in the North East. Here are some of our regular faces.

A handmade coil bangle bracelet, beaded bracelet and necklace from Green Feather Creations made with silver and gem beads.

Green Feather Creations

Green Feather creations make beautiful, unique jewellery and greetings cards which can be personalised on request.

Oh My Pom Pom decorative nursery accessories including pom pom covered rainbows and stars.

Oh My Pom Pom

Oh My Pom Pom make nursery and home decor gifts and accessories with a great attention to colour and of course, pompoms.

Amandora's Emporium at the Make & Mend Market, handmade curiosities, gifts, gift boxes and keepsake boxes with a steampunk style.

Amandora’s Emporium

Maker of upcycled individual pieces from diaries and journals to memory boxes and mixed media canvas.

Custom upcycld fashion t-shirt with knitting detail  by Telchines Fashion Ltd.


Refashioned and knitted clothing and accessories. All the garments at Metamorphosis collection are second hand or almost new.

Papercraft Tyne Bridge Model Kit and 3D paper crystal shapes by Britt Coxon Art and Design.

Britt Coxon Art and Design

Britt Coxon works in paper, paint, card and pixels. Maker of paper craft activity kits, greetings cards, stickers and prints.

A range of lavender scented bath items including bath oil, shower gel and hand and body lotion by Barbara Complementary Health and Beauty.

Barbara Complementary Health and Beauty

Providing holistic therapies and skin care in the North East of England since 1991. Made using the finest essential oils and carefully selected natural ingredients.

Handmade silk scarves in pink, blue and purple by PRF Creatives.

PRF Creatives

Individual creations crafted in Northumberland. Their range includes journals, bags, buttons, bunting and handmade paper.

Miniature pen and ink triptic by Tochtli Usagi with brush ink pieces visible in the background.

Tochtli Usagi

A visual artist working inks, bold brush strokes and miniature.

Colourful handmade polymer clay pendant necklackes by The Craft Lady.

The Craft Lady

Handmade polymer clay, cold enamelling and pewter jewellery. The Craft Lady also does crafting parties.

Handmade soaps in patchouli, Bob (Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Rosemary and Patchouli) and Sweet Orange scent by The Nines Soap Works.

The Nines Soap Works

The Nines is a small artisan family run soap works based in the North East of England. Their natural soaps, body butters and bath salts are handmade using age-old traditional methods and the finest and purest natural ingredients.

Handmade pink floral reversible summer hat by Suits u Hats at the Make & Mend Market in the Grainger Market.


Handmade hats, fascinators and accessories for all occasions.

Crochet toys, childrens clothing and home accessories by kirpito.


Hand crocheted toys, cushions and children’s clothing.

A selection of upcycled necklaces on display in the Grainger Market during the Make & Mend Christmas Market.

Upcycled Jewellery

Kate hunts the North East for the most beautiful and unique in recycled and vintage jewellery.

Pink and black floral jacket by Rigantona Designs.

Rigantona Designs

An independent fashion brand based in Newcastle. Specialising in sustainable and reworked clothing and homewares.

Handmade unique copper heart neckleaces by Saynie.


Quirky & Unique handcrafted jewellery. Sterling silver smithery, copper & brass art, handcrafted & unique bespoke 3D castings.

A pink baby dress, bunting, playsuit or romper and wool blankets all handmade by Jenny Wren Fabrics.

Jenny Wren Fabrics

Quality homemade children’s clothes, bunting, bags & novelty items.

If you’ve done a few markets with us in the last year and would like to be on this page, or would like to update your details please get in touch.