Shipshe Trails   •   September 2017

Apple Creek Alley

115 Harrison St. 260-768-7862 Website

These beautiful locally made framed stitchings are great accent pieces; the best part is you can have them custom made!

B & L Woodcrafts

10045W 250N 574-642-1151

B & L Woodcrafts manufactures a complete line of lawn and patio furniture, including our popular Adirondack style, made with eco-friendly poly lumber.

Browse our 1940's barn filled with locally made Barn Quilts, handmade baskets, antiques, bird feeders, arbors, clothes drying racks, and lots of other miscellaneous items.

"B" Honey & Candles

2260N 1000W 574-642-1145

Honey is often referred to as "Nature's Sweetener" and no one knows that better than the owners of "B" Honey & Candles, having been in the beekeeping business since 1986. They create numerous Honey products. They have regular and flavored honey, pure beeswax candles, skin care products, hand sewn items, apple cider vinegar and beekeeping supplies. In addition, in their little shop, you'll find home-sewn aprons, home décor made from barn siding and homemade jams and jellies. Most products made on site. Store Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am -5pm

Brandenberry Furniture

1045 N SR5 (5&20) 260.768.3270 Website Facebook

Monday-Saturday 9 am-5pm
The Brandenberry Furniture concept allows customers to design the furniture of their dreams... to explore the rich woods and stains that only nature can offer. Nothing matches the feel, the smell and the weight of hickory, oak, cherry, maple…real woods that come to life in an Amish handcrafted piece built by local artisans. They are meant to last a lifetime and beyond. Whether a customer's favorite style is Mission, Traditional, Modern or something in between, if Brandenberry Furniture doesn't carry it, their craftsmen will build it to specification.

Cherry Pickers

160 N Morton St 574-612-4569 Facebook

We place great value on things being made in the USA and are proud to say that all of our products are locally made here in Shipshewana. We custom build exceptional new pieces for our customers using quality reclaimed lumber and antique furniture. One thing we are most excited about currently are our barn doors. We custom build them to fit your space and your style. It's a way to bring a piece of American history into your home! From rustic and authentic, to pristine and classy, we can get the perfect look for you. We would love to talk with you about the possibility of making a statement piece for your home. Feel free to check out our Facebook, email us, or even call/text us.


160 Harrison St 260-768-7270 Website

M-F: 10am-5pm, SAT: 9am-5pm
SUN: closed
Practical, pretty items for your home at affordable prices; Donna Sharp Quilts /Handbags, Indoor/Outdoor Rugs, Woven Rugs, Window Treatments, Kitchen Towels, Dish Clothes, Place Mats, Table Runners & Home Decor.

Some of the items in out store are made by local artisans and include the following:

  • Locally Made Signs
  • Wooden Boxes & Crates
  • Wooden Letter Tiles
  • Custom Curtains
  • Appliqued Kitchen Towels
  • Crocheted Baby Hats

Countryside Creations

5010 N SR 5 260.768.7689

Sit a spell on this beautiful hand crafted bench from Countryside Creations or choose from several other designs. Adorn your garden with a one-of-a- kind plant hanger, flower pot holder or trellis. There is such a wide selection to choose from, you are sure to find something that you will like, but just in case you don't, we will try to make it. Special orders are welcome. Check us out. We are located 2.5 miles north of Shipshewana on S.R. 5.

D. L. Woodworking

5345N 400 W 260-562-9329 Website

Lets' work together to make your dream kitchen and bath a reality! With our years of experience in design, build, and installation, we will lead you to an improved space that looks good and works great too! Keep your spices organized and easy to grab with our custom built spice rack. Hours: Monday thru Friday 9 am - 5 pm. Call for appointment.

Dutchman Log Furniture

7275 W 200 N 260-768-4140 Website

In the heart of Northern Indiana's Amish Country you will discover a furniture store like no other in Shipshewana, Indiana. Dutchman Log Furniture offers unique and rare log furniture that will never go out of style and will last a lifetime. All Dutchman Log Furniture's handcrafted pieces are beautiful, adding character to any living space. Please stop at our store location in Shipshewana or browse our online store and see the many selections in our showroom, or custom order your next piece of quality, rustic log furniture. Bring the Outdoors Indoors with Dutchman Log Furniture!

E & S Sales

1265 N SR5 260-768-4736

Several items here at E & S Sales that are made on location are as follows: Fresh Baked breads, cookies, rolls, pies, and fudge. Also we manufacture our own noodles in our pasta department.

Fireside Cafe

300 S. Van Buren St. 260-768-3473 Website

Stop in for a meal at Fireside Cafe featuring their in-house slow-smoked meats, and indulge in a scoop of one of their 28 flavors of super premium ice cream. After your meal, enjoy samples of their decadent handcrafted fudge. With flavors from Chocolate and Maple Walnut to Dark Chocolate Caramel Sea Salt and Amish Peanut Butter, you are sure to find the perfect treat to bring home from your visit to Shipshewana.

Gifted Hands Villages

300 S Van Buren St 260-768-7024 Facebook

This unique hand-drawn and hand painted table runner is inspired by Africa's rich environment, wildlife and cultural heritage. It has been produced with art and heart by skilled artisans, using a stunning pallet of hand mixed colors on qualitative 100% cotton fabric and is machine washable. Stop by Gifted Hands Villages for a wide variety of items ranging from table linen to cushion covers, all hand painted.

Green Meadow Bird Houses & Feeders

0725 N 840 W 260.768.7863

Birds enjoy their lunch on this colorful porch swing birdfeeder. We specialize in quality built, maintenance free bird houses and feeders. All colors to choose from. Eco-friendly polywood materials. Made locally, our products are made to last a lifetime.

Hoosier Banquets

6335W 200N 260-336-8533

Experience the charm of Shipshewana with Ray and Linda Miller at Hoosier Banquets located on their small farm. Sit and visit with your hosts after a good old fashioned home cooked meal. Treat yourself to pies made from scratch. Meals are offered six days a week. Now also hosting Tea Parties for your group or family. Reservations are available to parties of four to 80 for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Kathy McClanahan's Oil Painting Studio

140 N Harrison St 260.316.0444 Website

You are very welcome to stop in and visit with me while I create original artwork. I paint on anything; milk cans, benches, windows, slate and canvas. See over 300 pieces of art work and over 200 pieces of slate art. Free personalizing and will do custom orders. Shipping available. USA made shop.

Kids Kreations

150 N Harrison St 260-768-7744 Website

Imagine the look on your child or grandchild's face when they get to make their own doll. There is only one word "priceless"! At Kids Kreations spending time together with a child creating a keepsake is a wonderful way to make them feel special and create a memory that will last a lifetime. With five sizes of vinyl dolls to choose from, a doll can be created to satisfy all ages. Kids may even want to create a Shipshewana Keepsake by creating an doll dressed in Amish clothes. Stop in Monday through Saturday between 10am- 5pm at the Harrison Street location or order a custom made doll online at Website. "It's always a good day to create your own doll!"

Lambright Country Chimes

8340 W US 20, Unit #3 260-768-9138

A gentle breeze and a Lambright Country Chime create a festival for the ears". For nearly 20 years, Lambright Country Chimes, LLC has provided individually handcrafted wind chimes that are meant to be enjoyed year-round! We have expanded to 40 unique sounds in a variety of beautiful finish colors for the ultimate addition to any home or garden. Visit our shop at 8340 W US 20 and watch our wind chimes being made! Monday through Friday 8am-4pm; Saturday 9am-3pm.

Little Helpers Quilt Shop

1030 N 1000 W 260.768.4278 x1

Visit our Family Farm and see a large selection of handmade quilts in our shop, along with quilting supplies, woven rugs, wind chimes, clocks and gift items. We make homemade jams and jellies! A one-stop shop with many different flavors like black raspberry, peach and strawberry to name a few. Our hours are 9am to 5pm.

Lolly's Fabrics

255 E. Main St. 260-768-4703 Website

Lolly's has many locally hand-pieced Amish quilts and wall hangings for purchase and your viewing pleasure. Lolly's Fabric is the place to go to find anything in fabrics. Complete line of quilting supplies and precut fabrics to patterns and most of all, personal & knowledgeable help to guide you through your next quilting project.


510 S Van Buren St. 260-768-4117 Website

Located in the heart of Amish country, Menno-Hof offers visitors accurate information about the faith and life of the Amish and Mennonites — part of a 500-year-old religious tradition embracing peace, simple living and Christian service. The center has a gift shop that features handmade items made by local Amish and Mennonites. Wooden bowls and plates, handwoven baskets, Amish dolls, handcrafted rocking chairs, and much more, showcase their fine skills.

If you decide to take the tour, you'll explore the Amish and Mennonite history and lifestyle through multimedia presentation and hands on displays. Follow the trail of a people searching for peace as you step into a 16th century courtyard where Anabaptism began, explore a dungeon where early Anabaptists were persecuted for their faith, and board a 17th century ship on a journey to America and freedom. Towards the end of the tour, visitors will learn about Mennonites and Amish in modern day Indiana, see and feel the destructive force of nature in the tornado theatre, and reflect in the calm of the meeting house.

Next Door Neighbor Bakery & Deli

11540 W SR 120 574-825-1716 Website

We know what you're thinking about fruitcake. Forget it. You've never tasted fruitcakes like the tropical and chocolate flavored ones made by Deb Lee in Middlebury, Indiana. Really.

When Deb created her recipe in 1989 she made a dozen loaves to sell at a small crafts bazaar, all gobbled up in 45 minutes. Now from October through December she bakes her original recipe, plus two variations: tropical, with macadamia nuts, coconut, papaya and pineapple and chocolate, with walnuts, apricots, cranberries and raisins.

Fruitcakes in half-pound or 2-pound sizes are available by mail or at the Next Door Neighbor, a bakery-deli on the farm Deb tends with her husband, Gerald, that is open from 6am to 2pm Monday - Friday and 6am to 1pm on Saturdays.

Old Wolfe Barn

250 E. Middlebury St. 260-350-9577

Stop in the Old Wolfe Barn-featuring Shipshewana Area Artisans-locally made products including Rustic Hickory Furniture, Antler Lighting fixtures and accessories, hand woven reed baskets, stone bird houses, iron fixtures, hand-sewn aprons and potholders, hand-made games, woven rugs, locally made jams and jellies and much more.

Ole Tin Rooster

165 N. Harrison 260-768-4160 Facebook

The Ole Tin Rooster features a number of local as well as Indiana based artisans handmade works.

Red Bud Gift Shop & Cafe

461 S Van Buren St 574-534-4138

Looking for that heirloom piece that will be passed down from generation to generation? A stop at Red Bud Gift Shop & Cafe in Yoder's Red Barn Shoppes might be where you find just what you are looking for. Creative elegant China decorated by Ann Yoder is sure to grace your table for those special occasions. While visiting Red Bud enjoy Ann's homemade soups, desserts and more.

Shipshewana Furniture Company

130 E Middlebury St 260-768-4725 Website Facebook

Four floors of handcrafted Amish furniture built locally!
The area's premier furniture showroom, we display locally-crafted, heirloom quality woodwork featuring dovetailing, beautiful grain patterns and durable finishes. Plus, customize your pieces from one of our many styles, woods and finishes. We have large selections for every room! Visit our online store to shop now.

We Specialize In:

  • Tables & Chairs
  • Hutches
  • Bedrooms
  • Media Center
  • Upholstered Furniture
  • Desks and Bookcases
  • Clock Gallery
  • Lamps
  • Home Decor

Shipshewana Trading Place Auction & Flea Market

345 S Van Buren St 260-768-4129 Website Facebook

September is the final month of the season to check out all the great vendors offering artisan/locally made/handmade items. You can view our online directory to find them all. They include soaps, bags, crafts, jams, jellies, jewelry, yard décor, rugs, doll clothes and so much more. And of course you'll find lots of other great bargains too on things like clothing, fresh seasonal produce, accessories, cleaning supplies, snacks, home décor and everything in between. Open 8 am – 5 pm each Tuesday and Wednesday through September 27th and Labor Day! You've never seen shopping like this! With nearly 900 booths on almost 100 acres, you'll enjoy your day of great finds in this open-air market in beautiful Amish Country.

Shipshe Casuals

250 Harrison St 260-768-4290 Website

Shipshe Casuals has hand embellished clothing. Each stone is placed with Tweezers on the garment then sealed into the garment using heat and pressure giving a machine washable locally made garment. We carry from S-3X in a variety of garment types and colors!

Victorian Candy Company

457 S. Van Buren St. 260-768-3272

The Victorian Candy Company began making their famous Brittle Brackle candy from an Old Amish Recipe in 2009. Our nostalgic Victorian styled store is nestled within Yoder's Red Barn Shoppes. Sample our made-on-site Brittle Brackle, or some of our other delectable products: gourmet coffee, spiced apple cider, fudge and dips. We have Old Fashioned Candy to satisfy kids of all ages. Open Monday-Saturday, 10am-5pm.

Wana Cabinets & Furniture

7245W 200 N 260-768-7850 Website

Wana Furniture has been making dreams come true since 1970, with custom Amish-made furniture created to your specifications, your style, your favorite wood species, stain and hardware. The skilled woodworkers who created their private line - Northern Woodcrafters Products ~ have recently introduced a series of writing desks and benches to complement Wana Furniture's handcrafted dining tables, including the Vista which premiered earlier this year. Inspiration will flow when you're seated at the contemporary Vista writing desk, with its clean lines and simple elegance. Whether you choose a pencil drawer or a keyboard slideout, its rich beauty will make you happy to stay 'til all the paperwork is done, and even wish there was more! Visit the artisans at Wana Furniture...located in Yoder's Red Barn Store and at 7245 W 200 North in Shipshewana... and let your imagination soar!

Also located in Yoder's Red Barn Shoppes at 465 S Van Buren Street!

Weaver Furniture Sales

7870 W 075 N 260.768.7730 Website Facebook

Monday-Friday 9 am-5pm, Saturday 9am-4pm
This month Weavers is celebrating 28 years in business. Weaver Furniture Sales features a huge furniture store with more than 5,000 items on display! The barns that once housed Holsteins are now quaint showrooms filled with heirloom hardwood furniture with most of it built right here in Shipshewana and surrounding communities. You can design exactly what you want for that special corner of your home. LeRoy, Ida and their staff will help you select the details of your custom furniture idea and then have it specifically built for you. Or find a beautiful, handcrafted furniture piece among the many on display and take it with you for your home or office.

Yoder's Meat and Cheese Company

435 S. Van Buren St. 260-768-4715 Website Facebook

Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5:30pm, Saturday 8am-5pm
Offering 150 cuts of meat, we specialize in naturally fed Beef, that is locally raised without the use of hormones, steroids, or by-products. We also stock a full line of smoked meats made right on our premises with our own recipes. Smoked using natural hickory and cherry wood chips, our 16 flavors of jerky and beef sticks are a healthy alternative snack to get through the midday munchies. Our famous thick cut Hickory Smoked Bacon, Canadian Bacon, Bratwursts, Smoky Links, and varieties of Summer Sausage and Ring Bologna are just a few more of the delectable quality homemade foods we strive to provide. Visit us to Taste the Difference of Wholesome Goodness from the Farm!

Check us out online at, also check us out on Facebook and Pinterest!