Philadelphia Highlights

What’s in store for Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Oaks, PA on November 3 - 5? With hundreds of artists from all around the country, you’ll find an abundance of expertly handcrafted functional and decorative items for your home, your wardrobe and daily life.  

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You can dress like the stars! Sharon London Designs’ eco-conscious apparel is favored by Brooke Shields,  musicians Amanda Palmer and Nora Jones and other television and film stars. Their dresses, capes and shawls made with Italian knits, organic cottons, wool and bamboo feel great next to your skin and are suitable for casual, business and formal occasions.

Mercedes Sherwood Designs features cross body clutch womens’ purses made from vintage barkcloth fabric. This upholstery weight material was popular from the 1930s to 1950’s and uses bright florals, regional scenes and geometric patterns. The bags are available as shoulder bags, traditional clutch purses and mini purses. All can be worn as crossbody bags, while the smaller ones can use just a wrist strap.

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Kool Kombz hair accessories have the perfect solution for the woman who wants a great hairdo without a lot of fuss. Their jeweled bun and ponytail holders clip in place easily and they’re comfortable to wear from the yoga studio to formal events. Made with rubber combs, durable elastic and accented with beads and Swarovski crystals, they work well with thick or thin hair.

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Complete your outfit with one-of-a-kind sterling silver, 14K, 18K or platinum earrings, necklaces or bangles by Judi Powers Jewelry. Her designs are inspired by her own childhood memories, the natural world and Buddhist architecture. In the jewelry industry, she’s known for her sustainable and ethical sourcing practices.

Winter time means dry skin for many of us. Hand and body lotions by Pretty Baby Naturals will prevent dry, cracked skin without leaving any greasy sheen. This company of fourth and fifth generation soap makers has cruelty-free, long lasting soaps, lotions, powders, oils and other items to keep you soft and silky all winter long. All Pretty Baby Naturals products are water, plant and vegetable-based. Check out their gift sets tailored for ladies, men, infants and pets.

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l&m studio crafts artfully designed pottery items for humans, birds and plants. This award winning design studio features diningware, birdhouses and plants made by potter, Meg Oliver, and sculptor, Lucie Piedra. Their creations are easy to clean and handle and visually surprising.

Whether it feels like time is flying by or crawling slowly along, it’s never dreary or boring with David Scherer’s table and wall clocks. Each clock is an explosion of color, energy and fun!

You may use the latest phone for music and sports audio, but you can still enjoy the look, feel and sound of yesteryear with ReAcoustic’s 1920’s style gramophone speakers. Made with vintage gramophone horns mounted on a wooden base, these speakers will create the ambience of a simpler era.

Any room in your home or office will be more inviting with one of Tracy Lizotte’s whimsical watercolor paintings. Her paintings are inspired by the mischievous activities of her four children, pets and wildlife around her home studio in Maine.

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Delight the chocolate lovers in your life (or treat yourself!) with a selection of artisan chocolate by Chocolate Moonshine. This small batch chocolatier makes low-sugar, gluten-free chocolate bars in 39 flavors. Put together your own 4, 10 or 20 piece package. If fudge is more your flavor, theirs is a must try! Their small batch gourmet fudge comes in 30 flavors and was voted America’s Best Fudge!

These are just a few of the many impressive artists participating at our Oaks show.

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