I am a Brooklyn mom/college teacher/social worker who has been crafting for as long as I can remember. I have been buying great things on Etsy for a long time as sstein. You can check out feedback, etc. over there where you will find out that I'm a prolific shopper.
The name of my shop comes form the song, "Union Made" written by Woody Guthrie in the 1940's.
It also comes form the unions my ancestors helped to establish in the garment district in New York City at the beginning of the last century. All day they sat and stitched clothing for a living; the famous "shirtwaist" style blouse ("shirtwaister in the UK) with buttons and a placket down the front. In their spare time they stood on street corners with leaflets and hand painted signs, trying to change the world. By starting unions, they saw to it that they and their fellow workers would no…
- Born on March 20
- Joined August 27, 2007