ARTS NORTH - Joanne Fitzgerald & Linda Doyon
Open - June, September & October, 9-6 daily July & August, 9-7 daily
Joanne and Linda produce high-fired stoneware pottery in themes inspired by northern Cape Breton’s pristine environment: moose, whales, shorebirds and flowers. Joanne and Linda’s work and that of more than 20 other juried Cape Breton artists are retailed at Arts North, the Cape Breton-only gallery in Cape North, designed by Joanne and Linda. 100% Cape Breton arts and crafts. GETTING THERE: ON THE CABOT TRAIL, 4 KM SOUTH WEST OF THE VILLAGE OF
Linda has been creating beautiful, functional pottery for almost 30 years. A wide range awaits you; mugs, bowls, teapots, serving platters and more. Come watch as Linda creates magic on the potter’s wheel and take home a piece of magic with you. Dinnerware orders accepted, ask for details! Also available at Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design. GETTING THERE: 1 KM EAST OF EXIT 10 ON HWY 105, TAKE (REAR) BIG HILL ROAD NORTH FOR 3 KM. FOLLOW THE SIGNS!
Open June to October, Tuesday to Saturday 10-5 Or by chance or appointment
Shannon & Ryan Costelo
Open - May, June, September & October, 10-5 daily July & August, 9-7 daily
We take pride in handcrafting natural and luxurious soaps and lotions. Our secret ingredient? Fresh goat milk from the well-loved goats on our farm. Visit our shop to feel the goodness of goat firsthand. Our friendly goats love visitors, so be sure to stop by for a farm experience the whole family will enjoy! Also available at Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design. GETTING THERE: ON THE CABOT TRAIL IN INGONISH. (WATCH FOR GOATS!)
9am–5pm (extended hours in summer); O/S by appointment.
Mamie’s Schoolhouse features fibre arts workshops using sustainable materials and processes. Founded by ecological fibre artist Mel Sweetnam, workshops include making dyes from plants, resist and other surface design techniques using plant dyes, hand-stitched bookbinding, and others. Schedule and locations vary, see website for details. Mel’s work is available online, at Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design, Victoria County Creates and the Gaelic College Craft Shop.
Piper Pewter Inc.
Distinctive lead-free pewter jewellery, candleholders, Christmas ornaments, letter openers, clan crests and more. Celtic, Scottish and contemporary designs all handcrafted on-site.
Open from June 1st to Mid Oct ( or By appointment)
Hours of Operation:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily
This welcoming space along Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail is a place to gather and enjoy everything from your morning cup of coffee and a healthy breakfast to an afternoon glass of wine and charcuterie, alongside an amazing selection of locally made art and craft. Be sure to check out our jewellery making workshops and unique selection of fine jewellery made on-site! GETTING THERE: LOCATED IN NORTH BAY INGONISH, NEXT TO GROOVY GOAT FARM & SOAP COMPANY
Open - May to October, 7:30-6 daily
Tapestries and brocades are in abundance at Sew Inclined. Whether you are looking for jackets, vests, dresses, purses or hats, Sew Inclined will have something for you. Our contemporary and historical designs are for men, women and children. Medieval or modern or anything in between, we can outfit you in the historical costume of your choice. Adaptations of historic costumes are made for today's lifestyle, comfortable yet fashionable. Let Sew Inclined design something for you or bring your ideas in and we'll make them a reality.
You will find Barbara's designs and work by other featured local craftspeople when you visit Sew Inclined at the studio and shop in Wreck Cove on the breathtaking Cabot Trail.
Months of Operation - May 1 to October 30
Hours of Operation - 9 am. - 5 pm. Daily
Victoria County Creates is a place where local artists and craftspeople of all kinds can sell, work and teach others about their creative and technical processes. Find us in the charming waterfront town of Baddeck on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.Victoria County Creates is open year round and houses the work of over 70 artists. A wide range of items big and small, both functional and purely artistic. A world of wonder for someone looking for the perfect gift, especially during the holidays.