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Made on MVY: Kylee’s Essentials

Kylee’s Essentials is a local apothecary company. Shop owner Kylee Willoughby is a mother and certified wellness consultant who has a lifelong passion for nontoxic and all-natural living. She believes that our health is one of the most important things to nourish on a daily basis. Kylee has been health conscious for years and recently […]

Made on MVY

Made on MVY features products created on Martha’s Vineyard, and is sponsored by the artisans and businesses collected here. Want to be included in our next issue? Email Island Wampum Island-born and raised Phoenix Rogers turned her passion for wampum into a full-time job 11 years ago. She hand cuts and carves all her […]

Made on MVY: Austin Designs

Austin Designs is an independent company owned by Rachel Austin Baumrin, designer and builder of handmade goods. Each piece is a unique, original work, and is featured at the Vineyard Artisans Festivals and at the Chilmark Flea Market throughout the summer season. Educated in the fashion and costume design fields “as a young lady,” Rachel […]

Made on MVY: Island Alpaca Co.

Island Alpaca Company is home to over 40 friendly, fluffy alpaca. Primarily a breeding farm, they welcome visitors year round to see these furry friends and meet the newest baby alpaca (called cria, some of the cutest animals you’ll ever encounter). The farm is also known for its fabulous farm store. In addition to yarn […]

Made on MVY: Austin Designs

Austin Designs is an independent company owned by Rachel Austin Baumrin, designer and builder of handmade goods. Each piece is a unique, original work, featured on-Island throughout the year. Rachel was educated in the fashion and costume design fields “as a young lady,” and she returned to the sewing machine to create beautiful handcrafted products, […]

Made on MVY: Refabulous Decor

In 2014, Anne-Marie Eddy opened up Refabulous Decor on Beach Road Extension in Vineyard Haven after her creativity got the best of her. What began as a hobby repainting old furniture eventually led to a dedicated store to contain all of her projects. Over the years the store has blossomed into much more than painted […]

Made on MVY: Island Alpaca Co.

The Island Alpaca Co. gift shop invites you to browse a large variety of quality alpaca products, including yarn and luxurious garments, many crafted with yarn made from the fleece of their own alpaca. Island Alpaca shears its herd annually, producing soft, durable, and lustrous fiber. The fiber is transformed into yarns and products available […]

Made on MVY: Thomas Bena’s One Big Home

Join the discussion. See the film that screened at both the National Gallery of Art and the National Building Museum. Entirely shot on Martha’s Vineyard, it has been traveling around the world for almost three years. Often used to galvanize support for new “big house bylaws,” the film was recently part of a three-day run […]

Made on MVY: Ingrid Goff-Maidoff

Poet and artist Ingrid Goff-Maidoff has been delighting Vineyard visitors with her beautiful collection of inspiring books, cards, ornaments, and gifts for more than 20 years. Tending Joy Books & Gifts celebrates the themes of love, friendship, courage, grace, and soulful living. Her work is handmade using beautiful papers from around the world. Available at […]

Made on MVY: Peter Mallen

A longtime resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Peter Mallen is a professional visual artist who works in various media including sculpture, painting, and graphics. He recently completed a long, successful, and happy career as a scientific illustrator for a research foundation in Boston, and is now free to devote himself exclusively to his creative interests. He […]

Made on MVY: L.A. Brown Photography

L.A. Brown’s photography captures the light and whimsy in each moment. Originally an oil painter, L.A. initially was inspired to paint on her photography, and soon focused her art on photography not painting. Since 1986, L.A. has shot picturesque Island scenes as well as images captured around the world. Lisa considers herself an “old style” […]

Made on MVY: Ashley Medowski

At the head of James Pond in West Tisbury is the Ashley Medowski Gallery. Once it was the old fishing barn of her great-grandfather — Capt. Norman Benson. Today it holds a collection of paintings, mixed media, sea glass jewelry and more — all work by Ashley Medowski. Annual Art Show + Reception is Saturday, […]

Made on MVY: SylvieBags

SylvieBags are one-of-a-kind treasures handmade by Sylvie Farrington of Martha’s Vineyard. For 20 years now, Sylvie has dazzled her customers with her unique bags and decorative pillows made from authentic vintage barkcloth. SylvieBags are appreciated for their unique details, fine craftsmanship, and an emphasis on functionality. The collection features backpacks, messenger bags, tote bags, iPad […]

Made on MVY: Stefanie Wolf Designs

Stefanie Wolf has been attracted to shiny, colorful objects since her rock collection days as a kid. Inspired by the power and beauty of the ocean and the magic of island life, she decided to pursue the business of adornment full-time in 2004 and has never looked back. Inspired by sea and sky, she brings […]

Made on MVY: Offshore Ale

There is passionate purpose in the beer brewed at Offshore Ale, and you can taste it. Brewed here on the Island, Offshore offers a medal winning selection, from crisp and malty to bold and hoppy. Pick up four-packs of 16-oz. cans (choose from Menemsha Creek Pale Ale, Islander Double IPA, Lazy Frog IPA and East […]

Made on MVY: Ayn Chase  

Ayn graduated from the prestigious Alfred University School for American Craftsmen with a weaving degree in 1950, and has been creating handmade gifts on the Vineyard ever since. Designing color combinations of durable, colorfast yarns, her square placemats measure approximately 13 x 13 inches, and are perfect for yacht or luncheon tables, and suitable for […]

Made on MVY: Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt

“From the sea, by the sun” is exactly how Atlantic Ocean water becomes the opulent, delicious crystals now known as Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt. Inspired by a snack of salt and vinegar potato chips, Heidi Feldman realized that the abundant natural resource was being overlooked by the local food movement, and worked with husband Curtis […]

Made on MVY: Island Beach Beads

Island Beach Beads began when Elizabeth Williams began making jewelry for herself, the kind she enjoyed and couldn’t find anywhere else. Then she discovered that other people enjoyed what she made as well. The name of her business was inspired by the time she was watching her children play in the water on their body […]

Made on MVY: Island Naturals

Take a piece of the Island home — a treasure to connect you to the rich history of Martha’s Vineyard. Aquinnah Wampanoag Jannette Vanderhoop makes unique colorful handcrafted arts using natural found and reconstituted materials. Her designs are inspired by nature and Native American culture. Jannette works in the community as an educator, yoga instructor […]

Made on MVY: Gwen Nichols Wampum and Glass Jewelry

Island-born Gwen Nichols crafts jewelry out of quahog, pearls, glass, abalone, and many more treasures from the sea. She also creates glass mosaics with Island themes. Check out her work at the Vineyard Holiday Gift Shop which this year is located at Island Copper (25 Mechanic Street, Vineyard Haven) from Nov. 17 to Dec. 24, […]

Made on MVY: M-C Lamarre

Artist M-C Lamarre washed ashore on Martha’s Vineyard two years ago. For the past 14 years, the full-time artist found a unique niche as a muralist, reproducing the likeness of Fenway Park’s iconic Green Monster for Red Sox Nation. She painted over 190 Green Monster murals, in 23 states and Canada, and left hundreds of […]

Made on MVY: Debra & Warren Gaines Fine Art Gallery

Debra & Warren Gaines Fine Art Gallery features the award-winning original paintings and photography of the husband and wife team.Find landscape and seascape photography, original pastel paintings, and 100-percent pure beeswax encaustic paintings in this one gallery. Their “Studio in the Rough,” located a mere half-mile from Main Street, Edgartown, is open by appointment. All […]

Noepe Design

Kate Fournier of Noepe Design offers hand-drawn textiles, silkscreened and sewn into a range of unique, functional bags. The Rhode Island School of Design graduate has been designing and sewing since she was 13 years old. Kate launched Noepe Design just over a year ago, after a winter spent thinking of ideas in her free […]

Made on MVY: Taylor Stone Illustration

As a self-described “paper artist” or “dimensional illustrator,” Taylor Stone makes handcut paper illustrations and sculptures. The artist, a lifelong collector of beautiful handmade papers, began experimenting with 3D Illustrator as a student at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) four years ago. Taylor uses an X-Acto knife to layer and layer handcut sheets […]