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I have always loved to craft, whether it be cross stitch, knit, sew, or crochet... though I've tried much more than that! After years of crafting mainly for myself and my family, I decided to expand and share what I love with others too.

The idea to start up Noby Designs came in the summer of 2011. I'd been looking for the perfect preschool tote for my (then soon to be) 3 year old... only I couldn't find what I was looking for. I wanted a bag that was both durable and fun.

In my head, I'd envisioned a personalized canvas tote with my son's name appliqued on the front, a fun lining on the inside, and it had to be reversible.

I searched everywhere and found personalized canvas totes, or reversible ones with fun prints, but nothing with all of the features combined. So, I ended up designing and sewing his…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 26
  • Joined August 25, 2011

Favorite materials

fabric, cotton canvas, paint, DMC floss, cotton and wool yarn

Shop

NobyDesigns
Quality handmade totes and accessories...

About

I have always loved to craft, whether it be cross stitch, knit, sew, or crochet... though I've tried much more than that! After years of crafting mainly for myself and my family, I decided to expand and share what I love with others too.

The idea to start up Noby Designs came in the summer of 2011. I'd been looking for the perfect preschool tote for my (then soon to be) 3 year old... only I couldn't find what I was looking for. I wanted a bag that was both durable and fun.

In my head, I'd envisioned a personalized canvas tote with my son's name appliqued on the front, a fun lining on the inside, and it had to be reversible.

I searched everywhere and found personalized canvas totes, or reversible ones with fun prints, but nothing with all of the features combined. So, I ended up designing and sewing his bag on my own. Not only did my son love his tote, but I was bitten by the bug and quickly sewed a few more for family and friends... and so Noby Designs was born!!

Over the next few years, both the size of our household and the selection of items available in the shop have grown, but one thing hasn't changed... I still love making handmade items!

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