Makers Studio


   Handmade with Heart & Soul!  

Makers Reusables

@ Makers Studio

Give new life to arts and crafts supplies!

Donations accepted during regular business hours: 

Mon-Fri 10am-2pm & 4pm-7pm; Wed CLOSED;

Sat 10am-2pm; Sun 12pm-4pm.

We accept the following donations:

  • Art supplies
  • Craft supplies
  • Fabrics and notions
  • Yarn and fibers
  • Collage materials
  • Scrapbook supplies
  • Jewelry
  • Vintage items
  • Frames and matting
  • Mixed paper
  • Mosaic supplies
  • Small metal items
  • Designer materials
  • Beads, gems, stones
  • Jewelry-making items, tools
  • Natural materials
  • Architectural salvage
  • Ephemera (posters, postcards, tickets…)
  • Pins, buttons, ties,, clips, key chains, promotional items,, Maps, photos, brochures, Rope, ribbon, cords, cables, Puzzles and game pieces.


We are NOT accepting:

  • House paints
  • CDs, DVDs, cases
  • VHS tapes
  • Wood scraps
  • Garments
  • Yard sale items (bric brac)
  • Fabric scraps
  • Most containers
  • Fabric swatch books
  • Mirrors or other large glass


If we don't take it, someone in the QUAD CITIES will. Please check with your City Public Works or County Waste Management.


Makers Reusables DBA Makers Studio is a for-profit business entity. As a for-profit company, we can accept your donations but we cannot issue receipts for your taxes. Thanks for understanding.

Our philosophy is that up-cycling will be supported by the community's involvement and support - without undue reliance on grants and other funding typically sought by non-profits.


We are thankful for your generous donations. To help Makers Studio and "Makers Reusables" be a unique and creative place to shop. Here are a few donation guidelines:

1. Before donating to us, review the lists of what we need/accept, as well as what we are not accepting. Not sure? Ask us! Otherwise, donate your items to Goodwill or a similar organization.

2. Please take toxic materials that are no longer usable to your county waste management.

3. Clean all donations before delivery (no dust, mud, mouse poo, etc.)

4. Donate old garments, fabric scraps, rags, shoes, toys & household items to a Goodwill or similar organization such as or Operation Green.

5. Some items will eventually go into the landfill, but remember that many materials (glass, plastics, etc.) can go into your recycle bins!


Makers Studio

661 15th Avenue

East Moline, IL 61244