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Welcome to SweetShop Creations!

I love life, believe in kindness and hope, and trail yarn behind me everywhere I go.

I started SweetShop Creations to:

1) do something I love
2)design lots of fierce hats etc.
3)raise awareness of the sweat shop mentality and encourage people to think about their spending in terms of people, not just getting a good deal.
4)give back to the global community by donating part of the proceeds from the shop to charities that focus on education and empowering small business owners.

I named the shop SweetShop to draw a contrast with sweat shops...many of the clothes we buy and wear are handmade to some degree, but is that person really getting paid what they're worth? And is that sweat shop…

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  • Female
  • Born on February 12
  • Joined November 25, 2009

Favorite materials

funky vintage yarn, big aluminum hooks, soulful theme music, compassion, and hippie teas that taste like leaves

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About

Welcome to SweetShop Creations!

I love life, believe in kindness and hope, and trail yarn behind me everywhere I go.

I started SweetShop Creations to:

1) do something I love
2)design lots of fierce hats etc.
3)raise awareness of the sweat shop mentality and encourage people to think about their spending in terms of people, not just getting a good deal.
4)give back to the global community by donating part of the proceeds from the shop to charities that focus on education and empowering small business owners.

I named the shop SweetShop to draw a contrast with sweat shops...many of the clothes we buy and wear are handmade to some degree, but is that person really getting paid what they're worth? And is that sweat shop sustainable?

So, I crochet hats and gloves and scarves with my own two hands. It's not easy work. It is fun. And I pay myself more than 15 cents a day to do it. (Or I try to...this is where you and your fabulous fashion sense come into play...)

That's about it, really.

To find out more about me, visit http://sweetshopcreations.blogspot.com/

You can tweet me here: @sweetshopcraft

and facebook me here: http://www.facebook.com/SweetShopCreations


Peace and blessings go with you!

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