OTTAWA MAKER CULTURE

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

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 (Holiyay Edition): Brittany of Moving Mountains

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

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. Welcome to our series: Maker's Hustle, where once a week we share a little more about the brands in our community and the Maker's behind the brand hustlin'.

Learn about our Holiyay Craft Market vendor Brittany Lee Smyth, the founder of Moving Mountains.

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Maker's Hustle Series (Holiyay Edition): Brittany of Moving Mountains

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

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. Welcome to our series: Maker's Hustle, where once a week we share a little more about the brands in our community and the Maker's behind the brand hustlin'.

Learn about our Holiyay Craft Market vendor Brittany Lee Smyth, the founder of Moving Mountains.

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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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OUR GUIDE TO THE VENUE: MAKERSPACE NORTH

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Now in our fourth year, we understand the quirks of the venue (for those who have been to our markets, you know what I'm talking about!) and we want to make your visit to the Holiyay Craft Market as magical as possible. Believe us (and the thousands of shoppers that keep coming back)- its worth the two minute walk!

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OUR GUIDE TO THE VENUE: MAKERSPACE NORTH

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

Now in our fourth year, we understand the quirks of the venue (for those who have been to our markets, you know what I'm talking about!) and we want to make your visit to the Holiyay Craft Market as magical as possible. Believe us (and the thousands of shoppers that keep coming back)- its worth the two minute walk!

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MAKER LIFE: Wildtree Ceramics

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

1. What can we expect from your brand this holiday season?
I've been obsessed with adding gold lustre to my pieces, so you can expect to see a lot of that on my jewellery and some new vases and candle holders I've been making. There's also lots of new ornaments this year including a cactus, llama and marijuana leaf.

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MAKER LIFE: Wildtree Ceramics

Posted by Amanda Cockburn on

1. What can we expect from your brand this holiday season?
I've been obsessed with adding gold lustre to my pieces, so you can expect to see a lot of that on my jewellery and some new vases and candle holders I've been making. There's also lots of new ornaments this year including a cactus, llama and marijuana leaf.

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