Paul Kitagaki Jr./ pkitagaki@sacbee.com

Mary Crain, holding Buddy, stands in front of a Christmas quilt, on right, she recently finished for a New York customer who found her on the website CustomMade.com. Crain is a quilter who has done a number of custom projects for clients. She is one of a nationwide network of artisans on the website, which helps people find custom “makers” of jewelry, furniture and other items.

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