Simon Tarasiewicz / The Toy Tree
wood / toys, puzzels & games
Hometown: Birch Run, MI
Ashley Taylor & Shaun Wrightson / Put a Bird on It
Hometown: Catonsville, MD
Terrianne Taylor / Pretty Baby Naturals
Hometown: China Grove, NC
Terrianne Taylor got her introduction to soapmaking on her grandmother’s farm and today, she and her children are fourth and fifth generation soap makers.
Pretty Baby Naturals makes carefully handcrafted, natural organic soap lotions and powders for every member of the family. Their products are cruelty-free, containing no animal fats, preservatives or petroleum products.
Every bar of soap is enriched with Vitamin E, saponified olive, coconut and palm kernel oils to make mild, long-lasting soaps. They also use infusions, butters, spices, essential oils and goats milk to ensure a robust lather and deeply satisfying experience. Pretty Baby hand and body lotions moisturize dry, cracked skin without leaving any greasy film.
At the next Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, check out their gift sets tailored to ladies, men, infants and pets!
jewelry / gold & silver
Hometown: Tampa, FL
Hometown: Lansdale, PA
Michelle Thompson / Shabby Girl Creations by Michelle Thompson
paintings, prints & fine art
Hometown: Goldsboro, NC
Michelle Thompson creates beautiful mixed media wall art with scriptural and inspirational messages using an assortment of found objects, paper, acrylics, ink, stains and other embellishments.
Her artwork is inspired by her Christian faith and her life experiences. She strives to encourage others to lean into their faith and feel God’s love and concern in times of difficulty.
She works out of her home studio in a building built in 1878 that originally served as a two room schoolhouse. She loves doing creative work in a building where earlier generations were educated.
Find an uplifting message for yourself or a friend at an upcoming Sugarloaf Crafts Festival!
Greg Tompkins / G & G Enterprises Limited
Hometown: East Liverpool, OH
Alexander Toto / Toto Photography
Hometown: Avondale, PA
Alexander Toto is a travel photographer who shoots breathtaking nature photography from the U.S. national parks and Iceland. He specializes in large format panoramas which showcase the beauty and magnificence of Mother Nature. Many of his photographs have an immersive quality to them that make the viewer feel like you might step into the scene.
He prints on different kinds of paper, including metallic paper, depending on the depth and texture he’s striving for. His photos are sold in two sizes: 13” X 19” and 35” X 70”.
Through his photography, Alexander hopes to inspire people to travel to beautiful places and to consider the effects of climate change on our environment. His work has appeared in several prestigious shows around the U.S.
Come have a look at Alexander’s awe-inspiring photographs at Sugarloaf Crafts Festivals!
Lisa Toups / Chanka Art
Hometown: Blairsville, GA
Willie Trezjbal & Helena Bizonova / Trezana Jewelry
Hometown: West Nyack, NY
John Ture / Trio & Co. New York LLC
Hometown: Woodbridge, NJ
Hometown: Washington, DC
Mia Tyson / Living Out Loud with Mia
Textiles / Clothing
Hometown: Tega Cay, SC
Mia Tyson designs and handcrafts fine women’s apparel using only the best quality fabrics and locally sourced labor. Her company provides elegant, artistic coats, vests, capes, shirts and scarves for women of all shapes and sizes.
Mia originally trained as a ceramist. As an apparel designer, she continues to explore similar patterns of movement and line drawings in her work.
Her design philosophy took shape while watching her grandmother, who was a highly skilled self-taught seamstress. She admired her grandmother’s commitment to making the finest garments possible on limited means. Today she strives to make sustainably crafted clothing at affordable prices.
Try on a few of Mia’s sharp looking designs at an upcoming Sugarloaf Crafts Festival!