Meet the Newest Crafters at Pike Place Market

Four new faces are in the Pike Place Market Crafts Market this summer.

Stop by and discover ceramics formed from clay unique to the Northwest, vintage-inspired handmade bags, adorable felt accessories, and cool ocean-inspired prints.

Cat Shy Crafts

Cathy Pascua of Cat Shy Crafts made her Pike Place Market debut June 6th. You can typically find her every Friday at the Market. (Follow @catshycrafts on Instagram for updates)

Cathy started her one-mama business in 2011 and has since expanded on her collection of too-cute accessories, including tortilla chip embroidered hair clips, dumpling enamel pins, embroidery hoop art, and wall banners.

Her positive messages and whimsical art make perfect gifts for just about everyone.

Learn more about Cathy and her company Cat Shy Crafts, here.

CMS Ceramics

Chris Scamehorn of CMS Ceramics made his Pike Place Market debut June 25th. You can typically find Chris every Thursday at the Market. (Follow @cmsceramics on Instagram for updates)

Chris first fell in love with clay in elementary school turning his love into a passion and then a career.

Chris teaches at Everett Community College and at Seward Park Clay Studio, as well as, selling functional pottery, jewelry, sculptures, tiles, and musical instruments at his table in the Market.

Chris creates his unique marbleized ceramics by mixing together clays from around the region.

Learn more about Chris and his company CMS Ceramics, here.

John Met Betty

Jillian Darnell of John Met Betty made her Pike Place Market debut July 23rd. Follow @johnmetbettyhandbags on Instagram to see when she’ll be at the Market next.

Jillian has been designing one of a kind vegan leather bags, totes and clutches for over 10 years.

Her flair for vintage designs comes from her grandparents John and Betty. Just one reason why Jillian named her company after them.

Jillian is originally from Toronto Canada, but now lives and works on Bainbridge Island.

Learn more about Jillian and her company John Met Betty, here.

Ritu Tilwani

Ritu Tilwani will make her Pike Place Market debut later this summer. She specializes in ocean-inspired block prints.

Ritu is a familiar face around the Crafts Market. Previously, working as a sales manager for Paper Scissors Rock.

Check the Pike Place Market Instagram for updates on her Market debut. 

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