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Meet the Maker: Amelia Lui of Felt Up by Amelia

How’s it going? I’m Amelia of Felt Up by Amelia! I make colorful, fun, and sassy home decor made from one of my favorite materials: felt! I grew up in a creative household where my mom always encouraged me to … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Jennifer Fleischer of Ibu Textiles

Welcome to Ibu Textiles, a small batch weaving company I, Jennifer Fleischer started in Queens, N.Y.! Ibu, the Indonesian word translating to “mother” inspired me on my honeymoon to Bali to use as the company’s name. Ibu Textiles offers a … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Melanie Hasan of Modest Transitions

Hi, my name is Melanie. I am the founder and botanical dyer of Modest Transitions. I get to share this wonderful experience with my husband Nur. After giving birth to our son, I was encouraged by my husband to attend … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: Hannah Cieri of Cieri Fabrication

My husband and I relaunched the ceramics portion of our business about 2.5 months ago after a three years hiatus to start a modest off-grid homestead in rural Vermont with our three kids and Australian Shepherd. So far, we’ve built … Continue reading

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Meet The Maker: April Melchior of Albino Jackrabbit

Hello! My name is April and I’m the illustrator behind Albino Jackrabbit. My paintings are inspired by nature with a touch of surrealism. I have always loved animals and knew that I wanted to incorporate them into my work. As … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: James Singewald

I’ve been photographing cities like Philadelphia and Baltimore for the past 20 years. I’m from Providence, RI originally, but moved to Philly in 1998 to get my BFA from The University of the Arts. I lived there for ten years … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Sokthy Eury of Oweee Baby Hats

Hello, my name is Sokthy Eury, the maker of Oweee Baby Hats. I started crafting reversible infant/toddler hats in 2016 a year after having my first born, Owen. Before we knew it, we were calling him Oweee. While preparing the … Continue reading

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Meet Rebekah Joy of Flux Bene

Hello! My name is Rebekah and I am the founder and designer behind Flux Bene, a zero-waste line of clothing and accessories handmade in Pittsburgh. Flux Bene was founded in 2017, after many years of fantasizing, planning, and brainstorming about … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Cody and Ali of Untitled_Co

Hey there! We are Cody and Ali of Untitled_Co! We recently relocated from Brooklyn to open up shop here in Philadelphia. Untitled_Co is our collaborative passion project that we are hoping to turn into a lifetime of rewarding work. We … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Rachael Compton of by ren

Hi, my name is Rachael. I love jewelry, dancing, and my dog (not in that order). I started by ren two years ago with absolutely no knowledge of how to make jewelry or what the jewelry industry is all about. … Continue reading

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