Local Maker Culture

Telling the stories behind the brands, and connecting you to local creative culture.

Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): Lynda of Sweet Sigrid Nordic Baking

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Freewheeling Craft was born from celebrating the makers who go against the grain. Our city is beaming with talent and its our mission to highlight that. Lynda Hansen is a local baker who makes traditional Scandinavian baked goods. Too busy to bake this year?  Lynda has you covered!

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Freewheeling Craft was born from celebrating the makers who go against the grain. Our city is beaming with talent and its our mission to highlight that. Lynda Hansen is a local baker who makes traditional Scandinavian baked goods. Too busy to bake this year?  Lynda has you covered!

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Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): Katrina Wilson of Nina Bella Knits

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Freewheeling Craft was born from celebrating the makers who go against the grain. Katrina is a first time maker at Freewheeling Craft Markets with her brand Nina Bella knits, a line of luxe knitwear and accessories. Learn more about her brand and why she's excited to vend at Holiyay.

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Freewheeling Craft was born from celebrating the makers who go against the grain. Katrina is a first time maker at Freewheeling Craft Markets with her brand Nina Bella knits, a line of luxe knitwear and accessories. Learn more about her brand and why she's excited to vend at Holiyay.

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Maker's Hustle Series: Alex of Scatterbee Illustrations

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Alex is a local illustrator who has turned her passion for art + design into a budding maker business. She's an established maker on the local craft circuit. Learn more about Alex, her inspo + why she loves the Ottawa community.

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Maker's Hustle Series: Alex of Scatterbee Illustrations

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Alex is a local illustrator who has turned her passion for art + design into a budding maker business. She's an established maker on the local craft circuit. Learn more about Alex, her inspo + why she loves the Ottawa community.

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HOLIYAY CRAFT MARKET: All your questions answered on why + how we're growing.

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

At Freewheeling Craft we know that as indie makers + designers you're always looking for an incredible, dynamic platform to sell your goods at and to connect with new customers. Well, we've listened to you loud and clear. Learn about what we're doing to make this the most epic #shoplocal event of the holiday season and why you have to apply!

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At Freewheeling Craft we know that as indie makers + designers you're always looking for an incredible, dynamic platform to sell your goods at and to connect with new customers. Well, we've listened to you loud and clear. Learn about what we're doing to make this the most epic #shoplocal event of the holiday season and why you have to apply!

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TOP REASONS WHY CRAFTS & DRAFTS IS A MUST ATTEND EVENT

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Its summertime in Ottawa, and we certainly don't have a shortage of events, festivals and markets to attend. One of our favourite events to host is CRAFTS + DRAFTS, and we'll tell you all the reasons why you should join us this Saturday, June 15th 11-7! The good news is that BTP has built an incredible events room inside the brewery, so we are going rain or shine!  

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TOP REASONS WHY CRAFTS & DRAFTS IS A MUST ATTEND EVENT

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Its summertime in Ottawa, and we certainly don't have a shortage of events, festivals and markets to attend. One of our favourite events to host is CRAFTS + DRAFTS, and we'll tell you all the reasons why you should join us this Saturday, June 15th 11-7! The good news is that BTP has built an incredible events room inside the brewery, so we are going rain or shine!  

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