About Us

Hi friends!  Welcome to Iowa Makers!  We are makers of all things beautiful!  We both came from big cities~& we finally ended up here in small town Iowa~Dundee, Iowa to be exact!  We love the laid back small town life!  We make all our products here on our homestead.  Kathleen has been making functional pottery for 25 years.  ~And, makes an assortment of home fragrance goods. Paul is the maker of scented and hand~poured natural soy candles and wax melts.  He also makes black walnut earrings & engraves anything on wood (charcuterie boards, coasters...).  We love playing with our English Cream Retrievers~Gracie & Snowie!  They always greet our customers & friends at our store~Iowa Makers!

Our brick and mortar store~Iowa Makers located in Dundee, IA, is a specialty gift shop carrying ALL handmade products by local artisans from Iowa!  We offer everything from pottery, candles, and an assortment of home fragrance goods are made on~site, stained glass, flavored oils & vinegars, paintings and much more.  Our mission is to partner with as many local artists in Iowa to showcase their incredible talents and provide an opportunity for our community to support local makers while finding unique gifts for the whole family.  We also have a wine tasting bar! If you are looking for a fun scenic getaway~stop at Iowa Makers~Backbone State Park is only 5 minutes away!



Summer Hours - January through October
Thursday: Noon - 5 pm
Friday: 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday: 10 am to 3 pm
Winter Hours - November through December
Thursday: Noon - 5 pm
Friday: 10 am-5 pm
Saturday: 10 am-3pm