Curious Octopus

Beavercreek, Ohio

Announcement    Welcome! Everything here is handmade with love and special attention to detail.


Last updated on Apr 23, 2018

Welcome! Everything here is handmade with love and special attention to detail.


Nicole H

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Nicole H


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About CuriousOctopus

Sales 98
On Etsy since 2014

Getting Our Start

I first learned to sew from home ec class in middle school and I never stopped. This evolved into a love of creating costumes and cosplay. I got my start creating handmade, upcycled apparel in 2011 and began selling at festivals and conventions. I expanded to online sales and other kinds of conventions as the years have progressed.

Recycling has been a lifelong passion, so it was a natural fit to begin making clothing from unloved materials. My main supply for materials are local thrift stores. I select items based on color, material, and pattern. Most of my purchases are pieces of clothing that would otherwise not find a home and would be discarded, only adding to our growing landfill issues. Taking unwanted items and turning them into wearable art that will definitely be loved and treasured again is so important to my sense of self.

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  • Nicole H


    I currently live in Beavercreek, Ohio with my husband and young daughter. My love for life definitely inspires my art. For me, art is an ever-evolving process. It is important to me to produce my apparel and accessories with sustainability in mind.

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Last updated on Apr 23, 2018


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