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All News News Posted November 12, 2018 By Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance

Downtown Marshall is Buzzing About The Handmade Hive

Marshall Area Economic Development Alliance (MAEDA) celebrated the opening of The Handmade Hive with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 7.

Pictured from left are MAEDA staff and Chamber Ambassadors Diane Peters, Housley Peters Law; Jennifer Getter, owner of Stitch Upon a Time, Tracy Bell, The Handmade Hive; Jane Reid, MAEDA; Cassandra Roberts, owner of The Handmade Hive; Tim Roberts; and Kierith Kurth, MAEDA.

Cassandra Roberts, owner of Handmade Hive, has run a successful fabric business in Charlotte for over five years. Recently, she decided to expand and move her store to Marshall, bringing her impressive inventory, exceptional customer service, and very loyal customers with her.

The Handmade Hive carries a wide selection of quality fabric for quilting, as well as apparel knits, modern prints, and batiks. Assorted accessories and notions are also available including thread, books, patterns and kits.

Besides being a business owner, Cassandra earned BSW and MSW degrees in social work. Her natural desire to help others, combined with her passion for fabric and quilting, blends together perfectly to fuel her commitment to help others with their creative process.

The Handmade Hive also carries handmade goods from a variety of local artists. Find unique knitted hats, jewelry, candles, and wood creations. “I love collaborating with other artists and intend on increasing the selection of handmade items in the future,” said Cassandra.

Cassandra encourages customers to stop in to The Handmade Hive to keep her company and sew with her. Visit The Handmade Hive at 209 W. Michigan Ave., Marshall, MI 49068 or call 269-224-1402. For more information visit or like them on Facebook.


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