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East and Market's Year In Review

East and Market's Year In Review

Wow. This year really flew by and today is a big day of reflection for me. I am so grateful for the friends (new and old) and family who have supported me throughout this amazing life changing year. I have learned so much not only about running a business and developing products but also about the kindness of people. I have been flooded with love an support from those closest to and I have received just as much support from strangers! I have seen the best of people who truly care about seeing others succeed. From the bottom of my...

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Memories From Long Ago Are Alive and Well

Memories From Long Ago Are Alive and Well

  This beautiful scarf has such a rich history. It was a gift between two friends, 45 years ago. The woman who received this gift has cherished it. It's a symbol of love and friendship and she has taken it with her throughout her years. When her daughter encouraged her to clean out her drawers and came across this beloved scarf she secretly sent it to me without her mother knowing. We conspired to make it a usable piece so she can enjoy it in her day to day life. I created a new textile using the scarf. My thought was...

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Carry Your Memories with an Upcycled Onsie Bag

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Carry Your Memories with an Upcycled Onsie Bag

As a mom whose babies are all of a sudden no longer babies , but suddenly living the toddler lives, I really realize how precious each and every second is.  I also find myself treasuring the little clothes (because they will never be this little again ...haha ill wipe away my mom tears now). So when a mamma asked me to create a custom order with her daughters onsie for HER Mother I am only too too happy to agree. This onsie was a gift from the babies grandmother who asked that one day she could have it back.. she just never...

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Upcycling to Fit Your Personal Style

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Upcycling to Fit Your Personal Style

A few weeks ago I dropped into my local Goodwill Store. I found a couple of fabulous placemats and kept one of them to the side because it just fit my style to a T!  I had a little downtime after packing up some shipments after Small Business Saturday and needed a little project to help me celebrate.....which let me to pull out the secondhand placemat! I also pulled out some great edging Ive had stored and when i put them together I FELL IN LOVE! I did some cutting and paired it with a zipper and was so so...

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Upcycled Bachelorette Dress

Upcycled Bachelorette Dress

When I got a custom order to repurpose a dress that was used for a Bachelorette Party I was immediately excited. I knew this dress meant a lot of my customer, it was celebrating a new milestone in her life. What better way to remember the past and celebrate the present than to bring those awesome memories she had wearing the dress into her present day! She also asked if I could incorporate this necklace into the clutch.     I gathered my tools and got to work! I started by removing the zipper, I had originally planned to work...

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