By Hand From The Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

The makers market event in Chennai aka Madras, Madurai & Coimbatore. Dedicated to handmade & design by independent talent, artisanal & homegrown labels.

About Us / The Blog

By Hand From The Heart is a curated marketplace offering an anti flea market experience. The intention of this event is to design a shopping experience for Chennai’s discerning shoppers who are are seeking new finds, unique  narratives, and useful products. Safe, organic, sustainable, with present day aesthetics, thoughtful design, conscious creation are keywords that best describe the products on display at each edition of By Hand From The Heart.



He who works with his hands is a laborer; he who works with his hands and head is a craftsman; he who works with his hands, head and heart is an artiste
– St Francis of Assisi


Started in 2011, BHFTH has curated various Makers Markets, Artisans & Farmers Markets, Artists and Makers Markets in Chennai.

BHFTH is 25 editions old and over the years the platform has presented entrepreneurial slow design studios, independent designers / makers, sustainable design companies, ethnic art & craft clusters, artists, food entrepreneurs, food artisans, farmers and art & craft businesses from all across India and abroad.

By Hand From The Heart, is a name that enjoys a reputation as a makers-focused community event. The market ensures to showcase, thoughtful and consciously designed products that are unique, high on aesthetics and practical value. The market has been well received for its content and presentation. Well reviewed for its originality the  marketplace – will always be a dedicated to the makers community.

Initiated and curated by a maker and a craft entrepreneur, the team is well informed and sensitive to the marketing and brand building needs of the small business community. The By Hand From The Heart  team is on a permanent mission, to scout for makers with interesting design narratives and provides them a platform to showcase their works. 

The Story Of Our Logo

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We  debut our logo with our 23rd edition in February 2018:

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The Blog


  • Meet The Maker Series: 

The prime purpose of this blog ( is to introduce the participating makers at our events. Through the Meet The Maker / Meet The Artist Series, participants will share their entrepreneurial travel, aspirations and valuable insights. We hope these interviews will motivate, inspire and connect other fellow makers and shoppers visiting our event.

  • Article Contributions:

Team By Hand From The Heart, invites BHFTH makers to contribute articles. The article should be an original article, written by you and which has not been published on your website / blog or anywhere else. We welcome articles that shares craft documentation, business guidance, advice or tips that will be insightful for fellow makers and creative start ups / community.

To know more, email us – byhandfromtheheart at gmail dot com





3 comments on “About Us / The Blog

  1. Rashmi Nagaraju
    January 18, 2016

    Great initiative.. Love the idea about introducing the makers behind those wonderful products which is not a stressing point otherwise. Every single one of them featured on your blog are truly unique and we loved reading about them! Thank you for introducing us to these beautiful makers of the beautiful products.

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