Shawna Feiling / 17 Knots - Seattle
Inspired by her years of sailboat racing and a passion for turning something old into something new, Shawna started 17 Knots. Following the principals of renew, re-use, recycle, she collects used sails and turns them into custom, hand-made bags that are both unique and durable. Shawna's passion for creativity and quality is poured into every bag she makes.
Trilby Hainstock / Oliotto - Seattle
Textiles / Jewelry
Trilby loves to make objects that are easy to wear, well crafted, comfortable, affordable, and unique. Her reversible leather cuffs are made from quality upcycled leather that she cuts and sews by hand. Trilby's talents don't end there. Inspired by the 50 year anniversary of the Space Needle, Trilby designed a commemorative tea towel which, due to it's popularity, launched a new series of designs depicting Seattle's local neighborhoods. Currently, these designs are available in prints, canvas totes and flour sack tea towels.
Aiko Tanaka / thezakka - Kirkland
After an eight year career as a graphic designer, Aiko decided to convert her ideas and designs into a product and came up with her company "thezakka" in 2009. Aiko finds fabrics from around the world - using whatever she falls in love with.
Matt, Jeff & crew / Pigeon Camera Kids - Seattle
Matt & Jeff started their little shirt company in their apartment in the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle in 2008. Their mission to present Seattle with quality, custom screen printed garments and the masses with a line of smart, interesting, comfy and colorful tees has proven successful as their little company has grown into running their own 3000' Print Shop enabling them to increase their product line and print for several large local corporations and non-profits alike.
Laarni Mejino / Laarni & Tita - Shoreline
Laarni's curiosity of how things are made lead her to designing and sewing bags for herself, her daughter and friends. It wasn't long until she began selling her styles at the marketplace, and Laarni & Tita had begun as the desire for a durable bag made from colorful and cute patterns was evident. Every single bag is made by Laarni with much thought put into where to cut on the print, down to the the final stitch.
Sonja Lindberg / Knits & Kneedles - Bellevue
Knitted baby caps
Sonja enjoyed knitted for years. Her knitted baby & toddler hats range from Seasonal Fruit, Ladybugs, Cupcakes with Sprinkled Frosting, to the ever popular Girl & Boy Viking hats. Her hats are made with the softest yarn to ensure warmth for those precious little heads.
Claire Jauregui / Orange Twist - Seattle
Orange Twist's ever popular images are now on baby rompers. Claire's dedication to environmentally sustainable goods remains as she uses water-based phthalate-free ink, and organic cotton on these adorable rompers.
Satoko Pettersson / handarbete- Redmond
Woven scarves & wraps
10 years ago Satoko started her textile journey with a 3 year advanced handicraft degree from HV School in Stockholm Sweden. She believes that weaving, being one of the oldest fabric techniques, should be honored with high quality natural materials. Simple and classic designs with good natural materials is the foundation of all her works.
Ashley Summers /The Homemade Kid -West Seattle
Baby Rompers & T-Shirts
Ashley started The Homemade Kid two weeks after the birth of her daughter Ariana. With a baby on her hip, she began designing and making tee's on her kitchen counter.
The Homemade Kid is all about cute and fun designs with a focus on PNW city t-shirts, that allow you to be "rep" where you're from.
Lindsay Lawrence / Metamorphic Gear - Seattle
Metamorphic Gear is the brainchild of Lindsay Lawrence, a world traveler, sailor and lover of the outdoors. Inspired by the outdoor equipment that he used while hiking and sailing professionally, Lindsay designed a range of stylish products with a wink to the outdoors. Made in Seattle, these products are 75-98% up-cycled sail, truck tarpaulin and climbing rope. The adventure never ends at Metamorphic!
Fun Facts: Metamorphic Gear has redirected 22 metric tons of old sail, tarpaulin and climbing rope from the landfill and re-purposed them into these bags and accessories. Lindsay was a former competitive sailor and rower.