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Turning a homespun staple into a modern accent. One Zin Sister embraces and admires all things handmade; created with care and built out of feminine fabrics.
Vintage inspired fabric yo-yos as feminine earrings, hair pins and brooches, necklaces and more.

Currently living in South Carolina, my home state, I'm influenced by family first and foremost. I started making yo-yos after seeing the handmade yo-yo quilt my Great Aunt Bunnie made in the 1940's. She created each thoughtful wheel by hand while she waited for her husband to come home from the war. Her quilt took her years to complete, and once I started making one of my own I couldn't stop. These earrings and hair pins I've created are my small nod to another time when things were made with care and love by someone's own two hands. All of these items will come beautifully packaged when you receive them…

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  • Born on September 19
  • Joined April 12, 2010

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About

Turning a homespun staple into a modern accent. One Zin Sister embraces and admires all things handmade; created with care and built out of feminine fabrics.
Vintage inspired fabric yo-yos as feminine earrings, hair pins and brooches, necklaces and more.

Currently living in South Carolina, my home state, I'm influenced by family first and foremost. I started making yo-yos after seeing the handmade yo-yo quilt my Great Aunt Bunnie made in the 1940's. She created each thoughtful wheel by hand while she waited for her husband to come home from the war. Her quilt took her years to complete, and once I started making one of my own I couldn't stop. These earrings and hair pins I've created are my small nod to another time when things were made with care and love by someone's own two hands. All of these items will come beautifully packaged when you receive them.

I hope you enjoy these as much as I enjoy making them. If you are interested in a custom order please don't hesitate to message me about it. I can also create specific group orders for bridal parties or items to match specific outfits or dresses.I love working with friends and collaborating on projects, see more of my work here:http://www.etsy.com/listing/85513788/nana-by-sally-shannon-yo-yo-wristlet

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