Local Maker Culture

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

HOLIYAY GIFT GUIDE 2019: KATIE HESSION, YOW CITY STYLE

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Katie Hession is a digital creator who loves to shop local. We asked her to curate her favourite pieces to gift for 2019 from our list of vendors from Holiyay! Her biggest struggle was narrowing it down to just a few from our incredible list of talented makers, brands + designers. Find out what her favourite locally made pieces are to gift for 2019!

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HOLIYAY GIFT GUIDE 2019: KATIE HESSION, YOW CITY STYLE

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Katie Hession is a digital creator who loves to shop local. We asked her to curate her favourite pieces to gift for 2019 from our list of vendors from Holiyay! Her biggest struggle was narrowing it down to just a few from our incredible list of talented makers, brands + designers. Find out what her favourite locally made pieces are to gift for 2019!

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Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): Hayley Cooke of Smith & Sayer

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Hayley makes chemical free cleaning products for your home out of her home in the outskirts of Ottawa. She is new to the Ottawa maker scene and doing her first Freewheeling Craft Market.

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Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): Hayley Cooke of Smith & Sayer

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Hayley makes chemical free cleaning products for your home out of her home in the outskirts of Ottawa. She is new to the Ottawa maker scene and doing her first Freewheeling Craft Market.

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Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): The women behind Eleven Love

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Dawn, Alda + Shannon are the inspirational women behind spiritual brand Eleven Love. Each piece is designed to uplift and inspire. Learn more about the women behind the brand, what inspires them, and what they have in store for you at Holiyay 2019.

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Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): The women behind Eleven Love

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Dawn, Alda + Shannon are the inspirational women behind spiritual brand Eleven Love. Each piece is designed to uplift and inspire. Learn more about the women behind the brand, what inspires them, and what they have in store for you at Holiyay 2019.

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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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