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Nova Scotia is represented by Fatema Sidat, Jessika Hepburn, and the Maritime Makers Halifax Etsy team.
Maker Mondays –  Maritime Handcrafts
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Maker Mondays – Maritime Handcrafts

I’m very excited today to introduce you to one of our newer Maritime Makers, Sarah Gillis, of Maritime Handcrafts.  Sarah started her shop on etsy this past December, offering a beautiful selection of quilled papercrafts. If you aren’t familiar with the art of quilling, it is the art of rolling and shaping strips of paper, […]

Maker Mondays – Ewe Boots
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Maker Mondays – Ewe Boots

On a day that is pretty darn frigid across much of our country, it seems the perfect time to introduce you to Jacqueline MacDougall of EweBoots.  Cozy, warm and eco-conscious, EweBoots are made of recycled wool and leather, and are available in infant to adult sizes. Jacqueline’s studio is located in Beaver Bank, NS where […]

Maker Mondays – Simply Gorgeous
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Maker Mondays – Simply Gorgeous

Happy Monday! If you are joining us from the Maritimes today, I hope that you are somewhere safe, warm and with a shovel near by! Today, we are happy to introduce you to Emily McDonah, of Simply Gorgeous.  Having always been passionate about natural products and concerned about the chemicals that were potentially harmful to […]

Kudos to Our Makers
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Kudos to Our Makers

A special congratulations to two Maritime Makers!  This morning the annual The Coast Best of Halifax Awards were published and we are thrilled to see these two included. In the category of Best Crafter, the Silver award goes to Jenny Fennell of Lily Lake Knits. The Bronze award goes to Isabelle Pineau of An Oddity […]

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Maker Mondays –

Happy autumn Monday.  Here on the Atlantic Coast, we are fully entrenched in Autumn and with Hallowe’en just ahead, most of our makers are looking ahead at the busy holiday season.  Today’s maker, Nova MacIsaac of Black Rafter Soapworks is no exception.  With Christmas scented soaps curing and slowly starting to appear in her etsy […]