Featured Member: Glue and Glitter

Glue and Glitter How did you get started in your chosen craft? I actually got started making jewelry, and then back in 2005 a friend taught me how to sew. It was like something clicked, and suddenly all I wanted to do was sew! I haven’t looked back. How do you make your craft or […]

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Featured Member: Paper Disciple

Paper Disciple How did you get started in your chosen craft? I started folding origami in kindergarten. I had a really cool teacher, and she showed me how to do a lotus flower. From there, I grew on an exponential curve to get where I am today. Later I discovered Etsy, and the rest is […]

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Featured Member: Fabula

Fabula How did you get started in your chosen craft? I was born and grew up in Russia, where we learn sewing, cooking and making things at school. I was always making my own accessories and clothes (there wasn’t much in shops in the USSR!). When I moved to Ireland 12 years ago, and couldn’t […]

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Featured Member: Picky

Picky and Elsjeboer How did you get started in your chosen craft? The egg of my creativity and resourcefulness for reconstructing clothing and creating items from found objects has been an intrinsic part of me as long as I can remember.  The children’s clothing aspect of this specifically came about with the birth of my […]

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Featured Member – Pierogi Picnic

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Pierogi Picnic Pierogi Picnic is an upcycled line of eco-friendly clothing and accessories that blends an urban edge with vintage charm. Assembled in the home studio of artist and activist Lydia Krupinski, this line of fun fresh products inspires the average fashion fiend to go beyond commercial consumption and buy green handmade goods. We caught […]

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Featured Member: Herban Lifestyle

Shop: Herbanlifestyle.etsy.com Website: Herbanlifestyle.com Blog: Herbanlifestyle.wordpress.com How did you get started in your chosen craft? About ten years ago, I subscribed to an aromatherapy-of-the-month club kit to make with my daughters. Each kit included raw ingredients and recipes, and it was so much fun that I began creating my own formulas and researching the properties […]

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Featured Member: Windy Hill Fibers

Shop: windyhillfibers.etsy.com Blog: windyhillfibers.blogspot.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/WindyHillFibersTwitter: @windyhill How did you get started in your chosen craft?I taught my self to knit and crochet as a child. I felt it gave me a connection to the women in my family I’d never known. I had seen their afghans and doilies and wanted to make beautiful things […]

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Featured Member: AnnyMay

Shop: annymay.etsy.com and lachiffonniere.etsy.com Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/annymayeco How did you get started in your chosen craft?I have been sewing for 15 years. But I began to enjoy myself when I made my first rag doll for my children. I was surprised with the popularity of this doll! She was not perfect, but children liked her very […]

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Featured Member: Winkydinks

Etsy shop: http://www.winkydinks.etsy.com/ Blog: http://www.winkydinks.blogspot.com/ Twitter: www.twitter.com/etsywinkydinks How did you get started in your chosen craft?I started cloth diapering with my youngest son, and found a free pattern to make my own fleece soakers (i.e., waterproof covers). I made quite a few for myself and friends, and they convinced me to start selling them! Now […]

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