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Beautifully handcrafted knits and accessories
Cassie Painter on Feb 10, 2017
Haven't used it yet but love the craftsmanship and how big it is. Made and shipped very quickly!
I grew up in northern Wisconsin as one of eight children. I learned how to sew and knit at a relatively young age. I got the opportunity to go to college to become a nurse after graduating high school. While in college, I did make some money knitting and sewing clothing for other people. After college, I worked as a nurse for a while and eventually decided to join the U.S. Air Force Nurse Corp. That journey led me to Wichita, Kansas where I met my husband and continued my career as a nurse working as a perfusionist on a heart team. My husband and I had a daughter together, and although I continued my career, I would knit and sew a lot of her clothing. As she got older, I made her formal dresses for dances and prom and eventually her wedding dress. As she started her own family, I would make things for my grandchildren. As I began to approach retirement, my family knew that I have never been one to just sit around and do nothing. So, my daughter suggested that we start a crafting business together, and we did.
Originally, we made a lot of fun seasonal items for decorating to sell at area shows and festivals, but our local economy was not doing so well at that time. So, we discovered that what we tended to sell the most of were items that people could use like hats, scarves, bags, etc. We decided that we wanted to take our business online, and through trial and error discovered Etsy! Our very first online order was a knit hat that we sent to Paris, France. Never in my wildest dreams as a poor child in Door County, Wisconsin did I think I would be sending things that I created all over the world for people to enjoy.
While I loved my 40 years helping people as a nurse, the positive feedback, joy, & gratitude that our customers through Etsy express is unlike anything I have ever experienced before. It is exciting to get to connect with people from all over and know that the things I send them are being enjoyed for years to come.
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M B Mader
We specialize in knit & textile bags, accessories, children & baby items, organizers, etc. Our clients appreciate our quality craftsmanship & all the one-of-a-kind personalizing we can do for them.
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