AUGUSTA TRAINING SHOP

handmade snowflakes + jewelry About the Organization: The Augusta Training Shop, Inc. believes that all persons with disabilities are PEOPLE FIRST and that a disability is secondary to their individuality.  Our employees are entitled to the same rights and privileges afforded to any other citizen. They enable their employees with the opportunity to stretch their limits, build their confidence and make their dreams a reality. They thrive on fostering self-respect and independence

CASHMERE MOON

hand-crafted vegan beauty and body products Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?My name is Tisha. I’m the founder of Cashmere Moon. I create all our formulas and am currently (mostly) a one (wo)man show. I was born in Hawaii, but I call Georgia home. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I first research! If I’m developing a new formula or product, I research to see

ODD TREE POTTERY

functional handmade ceramics Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?I’m Kacee Reed and I am originally from up north- born in Virginia but grew up mostly in Maryland. I have decided to focus strictly on pottery (yay!) and music in this chapter of my life. I’m also a mother to a vibrant four year old! DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.I source my ingredients locally

OLGA SANDERS

greeting cards, pottery, art prints, & printmaking Meet the Artist: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?My name is Olga Sanders. I am from Atlanta, Georgia and I draw, paint, and make pottery. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.When I draw a subject I start with an image and I sketch it on archival paper. I then begin to shade and add values to make it as realistic

APRIL JUNE DESIGNS

handmade woodblock printed accessories and paper goods Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Originally from North Augusta, SC but raised by Downtown Augusta, Georgia. Now located in Chattanooga, TN. I’m a flooring designer as my 9-5….but any spare time is spent with my partner and our four cats and puppy dog. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS Journaling…sketching…hikes…trips…anything to get my creative process going. Even

COHENS LANE CO.

handmade clay earrings Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?I’m Emily! I’m originally from Ringgold, GA but have lived in Augusta for about 5 years. By day I’m an Account Manager at Wier/Stewart, and by night I make polymer clay earrings at my kitchen table. I turned a fun hobby into a fun side business! DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.Even though the final products

HANDCRAFTED CUTTING BOARDS

handmade and unique wooden cutting boards and cheese slicers. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Tim Fitzgerald, born and raised here in Augusta. I make wooden cutting boards. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.We start with bare wood (much of it recycled from something else), turn and glue each strip of wood together, and let the grain lead me to a pattern. That’s what makes

SIFT + STACK

Rebecca Beaird, of SIFT+STACK, creates handmade functional porcelain wares and oil paintings on panels. All work is inspired by horticulture, architectural history, and vintage interior patterns. Her goal is for each piece to provide a little pop in a curated and eclectic home. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?Hi my name is Rebecca Beaird. I was born in Augusta and after

BUTTER ME SOFT

Handmade Vegan & Cruelty-Free Bath Product.s. Meet the Maker: WHO ARE YOU, WHERE ARE YOU FROM, & WHAT DO YOU DO?My name is Markita and I’m the Chief Bath Artisan of Butter Me Soft. I was born and raised in Portsmouth, Virginia and currently reside in Grovetown, Ga. DESCRIBE YOUR PROCESS.All of my products are made fresh in small batches by hand with high quality ingredients that’s free of parabens