Welcome! - The Story So Far

Welcome to our brand new website!

A little bit about us first. Indie Makers is owned and run by a couple from Leeds, Matthew & Yvonne (originally from York), who are passionate about supporting independent arts & crafts.

As well as making our own range of soy wax candles and melts (the York Candle Company, available in-store and on our website) we moved to Leeds and set up shop in Leeds Corn Exchange a little over a year ago, showcasing these as well as other handpicked brands from high quality artists and makers, focussing especially on local talent.

Over time we have become something of a cult destination if you're seeking fun and unique handmade gifts from West Yorkshire and sometimes a little bit beyond. We've loved every minute of it. Because we are passionate about the brands that we sell, it has been an absolute pleasure showing these to you, and we have loved being able to provide a retail opportunity for some truly incredible artists, many of whom have never been stocked in another physical retail shop before.

And now, we're delighted to be able to welcome you to our brand new Indie Makers website, where you can purchase some of your favourite of our gifts online! We've started out by featuring a select range from many of our best-selling artists and makers, but stay tuned as we will be adding many more in the next few weeks.

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