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Featured Seller: LoveandKnit

Feb 21, 2011

by LoveandKnit

Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

Tell us a bit about yourself.
I’m Mine Kurtulmus from Istanbul. Being a fashion designer was my childhood dream — I studied fashion in high school and graduated from a textile program. I worked for big brands for several years and designed for women, kids and babies. I always wanted to make my independent designs. One day I quit my day job and began work as a freelance designer. After some time I opened LoveandDream and LoveandKnit. There are three people behind LoveandKnit: me, my mom (Naile) and my sister (Merve). You already know Merve from the photos in our shop  — she is also our model.

Apart from creating things, what do you do?
Creating is my full-time job and how I spend most of my time. I love traveling to different places as well as discovering what’s in my own country. I take my camera everywhere because taking photograph is my other passion. I love music (I play violin), chocolate, movies and magical moments of life.

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What would be the title of your memoir? Why?
It would be Follow Your Heart, because I know I won’t regret anything as long as I listen to my heart.

Where does your inspiration come from?
Mostly it comes at unexpected times when I’m trying to sleep, while I’m listening to someone or when I’m watching my favorite TV program. My inspiration comes from the child inside me, movies (especially those by Tim Burton), the circus, vintage finds and my sister.

What does handmade mean to you?
Handmade is like giving life to an object. When you create something, it owns a piece of your soul, a piece of your feelings and taste. This is why handmade objects are precious and unique.

Who has been most influential in your craft?
I come from an artisan family. My grandfather (and his father, too) were pottery artists. I remember how much I enjoyed watching him while he gave shape to terra cotta. My mom is a pottery artist as well. My sister is a jewelry designer. The three of us were always like a crafting team, influencing one another as we worked.

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When did you know you were an artist/maker?
My favorite childhood activity was sewing clothes for my dolls. It was my childhood dream to become a fashion designer. Designing was always a part of my life, and it still is.

How would you describe your creative process?
Sometimes I sketch or gain inspiration from materials. I feel like a child in a candy shop when I am in a yarn store: I want to buy everything! The process begins when I find beautiful yarn. I make the first samples for myself; I’ll never sell anything that I wouldn’t wear.

If you could peek inside the studio of any artist, designer or craftsman (dead or alive), who would it be?
The gorgeous Salvador Dali.

What handmade possession do you most cherish?
It’s portrait of myself made by my mother. It is the most beautiful and precious gift that was ever given to me.

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How do you get out of your creative ruts?
If I begin to repeat myself, it means I need a break to feed my artistic side. It’s not a difficult thing if you live in Istanbul because concerts, movies, exhibitions and art galleries are just outside your door.

Where would you like to be in ten years?
I want to create and make things with my hands forever. I want all my loved ones by my side and I want to know that they are happy.

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438 comments

  • jewelrybyjackie

    jewelrybyjackie said 7 years ago

    What a lovely interview! Thanks so much for sharing a bit of yourself Mine! Love that you "Follow your Heart".

  • tigersanddragons

    tigersanddragons said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work! I also believe in not selling anything that you wouldn`t wear yourself....after all craft is an expression of who you are.

  • trendlightly

    trendlightly said 7 years ago

    I love your pieces, and enjoyed hearing your heart. Thanks for sharing!

  • accentonvintage

    accentonvintage said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing your story! You have a wonderful family and talent! Your beautiful work speaks for itself!

  • SusanFaye

    SusanFaye said 7 years ago

    How wonderful to be part of such a creative family...your designs are beautiful!

  • VogueVixens

    VogueVixens said 7 years ago

    Wonderful article, especially touching that you work together with your mother and sister. I know what you mean about yarn shops, fabric stores are so tempting for me....it's hard not to walk out with bags stuffed full of fabric.

  • AvianInspirations

    AvianInspirations said 7 years ago

    As a lover of chunky knits, I love your designs! Congrats on the feature!

  • heidispaws

    heidispaws said 7 years ago

    Great Story! Great Shop! :-)

  • NoFrump

    NoFrump said 7 years ago

    Beautiful designs! Thanks for sharing your story with all of us. :)

  • Huismus

    Huismus said 7 years ago

    A treat to see you here Mine, congrats!

  • blackbirdtees

    blackbirdtees said 7 years ago

    So thrilled for you, Mine! Congratulations on the well-deserved spotlight ;)

  • amarillosky

    amarillosky said 7 years ago

    I love the fresh perspective you bring to your knits ♥♥♥

  • TheFancyLamb

    TheFancyLamb said 7 years ago

    Yay! How fabulous! Congratulations Mine!

  • amarillosky

    amarillosky said 7 years ago

    and now I really want to visit Instanbul lol, adding it to the list.

  • peacenikchik

    peacenikchik said 7 years ago

    What beautiful photos, and I love your description of a handmade item!

  • ThePolkadotMagpie

    ThePolkadotMagpie said 7 years ago

    So wonderful to see the face behind the shop. Beautiful work! Congrats.

  • blissfulbathandbody

    blissfulbathandbody said 7 years ago

    Thanks for sharing....love, love, love it! :)

  • silvertreemoondesign

    silvertreemoondesign said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work and interview. Your sister is quite gorgeous as well. Love your "follow your heart" philosophy....thank you!

  • rebeccasanchez

    rebeccasanchez said 7 years ago

    Very beautiful! Congratulations!

  • cayennepeppy

    cayennepeppy said 7 years ago

    Much congratulations!! What a beautiful article featuring a beautiful artist!!

  • LittleWrenPottery

    LittleWrenPottery said 7 years ago

    beautiful work, fabulous photos really like your slouchy hats.

  • hippiekingdom

    hippiekingdom said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine!!! A well deserved feature!!!

  • TheMarulaTreeSoapCo

    TheMarulaTreeSoapCo said 7 years ago

    Congrats on the interview! What lovely items!

  • Natalie52688

    Natalie52688 said 7 years ago

    Very, very fun! I love seeing so many sellers that are born into artistic families. It's very interesting to me for some reason. :) Anyway, beautiful article and products. Wishing much success to you! <3

  • LaTouchables

    LaTouchables said 7 years ago

    She's great, her shop is great...love her!

  • silentmoments

    silentmoments said 7 years ago

    Beautiful, beautiful work! I just picked up knitting myself recently. It's such a fun and rewarding hobby. <3

  • EternalJoy

    EternalJoy said 7 years ago

    Love your work and your interview! I have added your shops to my favorites!

  • lovelygifts

    lovelygifts said 7 years ago

    Interesting article and beautiful work!

  • Womensgirl

    Womensgirl said 7 years ago

    Totally agree about "Handmade is like giving life to an object. When you create something, it owns a piece of your soul, a piece of your feelings and taste"

  • SillyBuddy

    SillyBuddy said 7 years ago

    This is such a wonderful feature! I am so excited for you Mine, congratulations! Sending all my love to Istanbul :)

  • 1craftymary

    1craftymary said 7 years ago

    Congratulations!!

  • Krystyna81

    Krystyna81 said 7 years ago

    OMG I'm so excited for you :)

  • ThoseAlaskanGirls

    ThoseAlaskanGirls said 7 years ago

    Congrats!! We love your stuff!!

  • FeathersOfArtemis

    FeathersOfArtemis said 7 years ago

    I've always wanted to see Istanbul! I've noticed it produces some amazing artists. Love your story!

  • theroyal

    theroyal said 7 years ago

    looks good congratulations

  • steampunkfunk

    steampunkfunk said 7 years ago

    Beautiful interview, I loved it. Congratulations Mine!

  • heartsandbows494

    heartsandbows494 said 7 years ago

    I'm so inspired by your story, Congratulations and best wishes to you and your family! :)

  • agnisflugen

    agnisflugen said 7 years ago

    i love the green cardigan, it looks so warm and inviting! i hope i'm able to one day find my nitch like this seller....i've lost my heart a time or two along the unlit twists and turns of my artist path, but i find surrounding yourself with positive people can get you right back on track...

  • rosebudoriginals

    rosebudoriginals said 7 years ago

    Everyone has a story-thank you for sharing a part of yours. Congratulations and best wishes!

  • baconsquarefarm

    baconsquarefarm said 7 years ago

    Lovely shop Mine, your designs are incredible, congrats on being chosen to be featured seller, not surprised after peeking at your shop...wish you megga success always.

  • isabelamyo

    isabelamyo said 7 years ago

    I love the cheerfulness of your creations. Thank you for sharing with us some of your story ...

  • tratgirl55

    tratgirl55 said 7 years ago

    I admire and love her store. Amazing work, amazing talent Hands Blessed...

  • Floreal

    Floreal said 7 years ago

    Great story... lovely work!

  • nikacollection

    nikacollection said 7 years ago

    Congrats!

  • ThongbaiTatong

    ThongbaiTatong said 7 years ago

    Congratulations, Mine. You are a great artist!!

  • kikistreet

    kikistreet said 7 years ago

    All are very lovely !

  • slinkymalinkicat

    slinkymalinkicat said 7 years ago

    How lovely to see you here! Fantastic to learn a little bit more about you too! Congrats!

  • LilaRoseJewel

    LilaRoseJewel said 7 years ago

    Cogratuations! ve nihayet!!

  • GlitzGlitter

    GlitzGlitter said 7 years ago

    So many congratulations, Mine!!!

  • ChrissiesRibbons

    ChrissiesRibbons said 7 years ago

    Love your work. I feel like that in a yarn store too! Thank you for sharing your story

  • NangijalaJewelry

    NangijalaJewelry said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous work, love your shop! Congratulations on the feature :-)

  • BreatheCouture

    BreatheCouture said 7 years ago

    great interview and good advice on following your dreams! ;)

  • chasedreams

    chasedreams said 7 years ago

    Such a lovely story and beautiful pieces!

  • zwzzy

    zwzzy said 7 years ago

    Hi-Fives!! Great to see you here! :D

  • LariM

    LariM said 7 years ago

    I loved reading this interview! I loved the part where you say that if you follow your heart you won't regret anything...I totally agree with you! Thank you for sharing your thoughts! It was inspiring... Congratulations to you,your sister and your mother!

  • ShebboDesign

    ShebboDesign said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine!Lovely Interview!

  • peaseblossomstudio

    peaseblossomstudio said 7 years ago

    Congratulations, Mine! Wonderful to see you here!

  • shizendesigns

    shizendesigns said 7 years ago

    Beautiful shop! :)

  • simplyworn

    simplyworn said 7 years ago

    very cool and honest story lovely artisan.

  • ShirleyArt

    ShirleyArt said 7 years ago

    Love your work!! Great feature.

  • VeloNoir

    VeloNoir said 7 years ago

    Merhaba from Seattle, Mine! Such an inspirational interview. I completely agree with what you said about handmade: it is a part of yourself that you share. Best wishes to all of you!

  • AtoZAlpacas

    AtoZAlpacas said 7 years ago

    What an excellent story. I hearted all the shops you have. This is similar to what my cousins and I have planned to do out in Canada. ... except with alpaca yarn and crochet hats. Thanks for the inspiration! <3

  • valeriephoto

    valeriephoto said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine! Inspirational.

  • Iovelycrochet

    Iovelycrochet said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine! i´m so happy to see you here.. I wish you all the best!

  • FreshlySkweezed

    FreshlySkweezed said 7 years ago

    I think your answer to, "Where would you like to be in ten years?" is the sweetest one yet. Wonderful interview. Congratulations!

  • LoveandKnit

    LoveandKnit said 7 years ago

    Thank you so much to every each of you. I'm so excited and thrilled to read all your beautiful words for my work. Love you all! Thank you. xoxo

  • gizmofiberarts

    gizmofiberarts said 7 years ago

    What beautiful work! Congrats on the feature!

  • gabrielletx

    gabrielletx said 7 years ago

    Your designs are beautiful, Mine! Such an inspiration for a young knitter/crocheter. Thank you! :)

  • RedorGrayArt

    RedorGrayArt said 7 years ago

    your work is so special .. the passion for it even more so!!

  • BlondeChick

    BlondeChick said 7 years ago

    So Wonderful, Mine!! Congratulations & Best Wishes!! xx

  • shopbobbi

    shopbobbi said 7 years ago

    lovely work...thanks for sharing!

  • UnaOdd

    UnaOdd said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! Beautiful work!

  • 5gardenias

    5gardenias said 7 years ago

    what a treat to open to the front page and find you here Mine! well deserved and so wonderful to see you and know that your lovely model is your sister. i wear my neck warmer from your shop all the time-- congrats to you and your lovely family team-- XO!

  • wearableartbyjude

    wearableartbyjude said 7 years ago

    yay, Mine - so proud of you (and your sister and mother!) Wonderful to learn more about you. And I LOVE Tim Burton - he's my inspiration for photography :)

  • therustyschwinn

    therustyschwinn said 7 years ago

    love love love the Hold Me Neckwarmer. Holy cow, that is soo awesome! Gotta tweet this!

  • TheZestyDesk

    TheZestyDesk said 7 years ago

    Loving that green cardigan! It's awesome that your sister is your model. Congrats!

  • twolefthands

    twolefthands said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine! So happy to see you featured with your beautiful work! Your family is wonderful! (and beautiful too)

  • bysweetmom

    bysweetmom said 7 years ago

    great interview, big congrats:))

  • moonovermaize

    moonovermaize said 7 years ago

    Congratulations, Mine! So happy for you!

  • Asianexpressions

    Asianexpressions said 7 years ago

    Nice shop! Congrats!

  • VerbenaPlace

    VerbenaPlace said 7 years ago

    Wonderful interview!! I have always loved your work, Mine. It is great to learn more about you! Congrats!!!

  • girltuesdayjewelry

    girltuesdayjewelry said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! I totally agree with not selling anything you wouldn't wear yourself--I follow that rule as well. Love your work!

  • ShoponSherman

    ShoponSherman said 7 years ago

    Sounds like a wonderful family.

  • munieca

    munieca said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine!! lovely interview!!

  • anakim

    anakim said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine! Bravo!

  • littlebugjewelry

    littlebugjewelry said 7 years ago

    Beautiful shop! Already one of my favorites!!

  • Bumbleweedz

    Bumbleweedz said 7 years ago

    You have a lovely sense of style, I love it.

  • PoleStar

    PoleStar said 7 years ago

    LOVE seeing you here Mine! congrats!

  • MaryFosterCreative

    MaryFosterCreative said 7 years ago

    Lovely interview and beautiful work. Congratulations!

  • rjane069

    rjane069 said 7 years ago

    beautiful shop and wonderful to read your story. I loved what you said about following your heart!

  • iragrant

    iragrant said 7 years ago

    Yay Congratulations for being FS Mine:)

  • filofashion

    filofashion said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine Congratulations !! Love your work and shop :))Great article !!

  • WormeWoole

    WormeWoole said 7 years ago

    You are an inspiration to me. I love to knit too!

  • HouseOfMoss

    HouseOfMoss said 7 years ago

    Your work is so friendly and elegant. :)

  • SugarCubeVintage

    SugarCubeVintage said 7 years ago

    fantastic shop, luv your slouchy hats! congrats on the feature mine! cheers!

  • bedbuggs

    bedbuggs said 7 years ago

    Great Work! Cute Shop! Congrats on the feature and I wish you continued success! ;)

  • silkstory

    silkstory said 7 years ago

    So impressive. I've hearted your shop some time ago..and time to time visiting it till today. Wish you the best Mine!!

  • WellCriated

    WellCriated said 7 years ago

    SO so beautiful! Both the interview and your products are lovely!

  • MySelvagedLife

    MySelvagedLife said 7 years ago

    wonderful interview Mine~! So great to get to know you better. Congratulations!

  • robertacummings

    robertacummings said 7 years ago

    Long time admirer! Well done!

  • CandacesCloset

    CandacesCloset said 7 years ago

    I've been an admirer of your work for quite some time. It's nice to hear your story now.

  • Midreborn

    Midreborn said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work!! Wish you continuously success!!

  • ColorfulPixelsByLife

    ColorfulPixelsByLife said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine :) We are very honored to see from Turkey.We love you..

  • ixela

    ixela said 7 years ago

    Woww... great interview... so lovely to discover a little bit more about you and your nice shop!!! Congratulation!!!

  • Ainurcrochet

    Ainurcrochet said 7 years ago

    Congratulations, Mine! so happy for you !!! Başarılarının devamını dilerim :) ♥♥♥♥♥

  • thetarnishedhalo

    thetarnishedhalo said 7 years ago

    Congrats! Wonderful story, and beautiful craftsmanship! Outstanding, I wish you the best of luck! Congrats again!

  • myvintagecrush

    myvintagecrush said 7 years ago

    Great interview, great knits! Congrats on the feature, well deserved :)

  • MoonHalo

    MoonHalo said 7 years ago

    How Fantastic, Mine!! Big Congratulations to you and your mother and sister! And you remind me how I miss Istanbul!

  • humblebea

    humblebea said 7 years ago

    Congratulations, Mine!!! (-:

  • OneClayBead

    OneClayBead said 7 years ago

    Congrats on the feature, Mine! What a pleasurable read. Nice to know another Dali fan, too :)

  • meltemsem

    meltemsem said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine! Your work is beautiful and unique! How pretty interview also.

  • watchergot

    watchergot said 7 years ago

    Positively delightful. You brought a little ray of sunlight through my window. This on a grey February afternoon in Ontario Canada.

  • remodernseries

    remodernseries said 7 years ago

    love the shop. love your philosophy! :)

  • beliz82

    beliz82 said 7 years ago

    Lovely interview enjoyed a lot while reading. Congrats !!! Your shop is soo lovely

  • Waterrose

    Waterrose said 7 years ago

    Congrats...so nice to see you as featured seller!

  • jbeaudet

    jbeaudet said 7 years ago

    Beautiful designs! Congrats on the interview.

  • Lapenca

    Lapenca said 7 years ago

    Thanks for shearing!

  • noblegnome

    noblegnome said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine. What a great feature. So happy for you:)

  • jibbyandjuna

    jibbyandjuna said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine! Great to get to know alittle more about you!

  • dragonhouseofyuen

    dragonhouseofyuen said 7 years ago

    congratulations and well done Mine! you are following your heart :)

  • michabella

    michabella said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine!! A favorite of mine, I am happy to see your lovely work here :)

  • honeystreasures

    honeystreasures said 7 years ago

    Beautiful inspiration and gorgeous, unique shop. Congrats! xo

  • AsLuckWouldHaveIt

    AsLuckWouldHaveIt said 7 years ago

    What a lovely inspiring shop you have! Congrats on the feature!

  • 1dream

    1dream said 7 years ago

    Lovely article...Lovely design..Congratulations!

  • birdhouseaccents

    birdhouseaccents said 7 years ago

    Congrats

  • JechoryGlassDesigns

    JechoryGlassDesigns said 7 years ago

    Congratulations, your items are wonderful!

  • annatodaro

    annatodaro said 7 years ago

    LOVE IT!

  • katieandme2

    katieandme2 said 7 years ago

    What a lovely interview! I agree with the yarn as a candy store - I feel the same way. Congratulations on being the featured seller!

  • elde

    elde said 7 years ago

    So nice to see your work! Congratulations !!

  • Monicaj

    Monicaj said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine!! Love your work!

  • AliceCouture

    AliceCouture said 7 years ago

    I love LoveandKnit's shop! I found your works really amazing and your story too!! Thanks for sharing with us and... CONGRATULATIONS!

  • buddyxdesigns

    buddyxdesigns said 7 years ago

    I want the big Olive Green Cardigan! Well done you, gr8 article.

  • NaturalPetProducts

    NaturalPetProducts said 7 years ago

    Oh gosh where have I been, I love your work/shop! Congratulations on being featured :-)

  • SewnNatural

    SewnNatural said 7 years ago

    i'm so thrilled to see you and your work here. congratulations!!!!!

  • seragun

    seragun said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine.I am excited

  • carlossantiago

    carlossantiago said 7 years ago

    very nice work!!! i love the red should piece!!! gorgeous!

  • Verdurebydesign

    Verdurebydesign said 7 years ago

    Knits with edge and great photography. Congratulations Mine!

  • NellieFellow

    NellieFellow said 7 years ago

    Lovely!!

  • moonlightforviolet

    moonlightforviolet said 7 years ago

    Yay! look at all these comments and well-wishes! A well deserved feature. Mine is a lovely, friendly Etsy seller. A great contributor to the community.

  • moonlightforviolet

    moonlightforviolet said 7 years ago

    Yay! look at all these comments and well-wishes! A well deserved feature. Mine is a lovely, friendly Etsy seller. A great contributor to the community.

  • PonyAndPoppy

    PonyAndPoppy said 7 years ago

    Yay! Congrats, Mine! What a lovely interview. You articulated this so beautifully...: "Handmade is like giving life to an object. When you create something, it owns a piece of your soul, a piece of your feelings and taste. This is why handmade objects are precious and unique."

  • grimmandgrete

    grimmandgrete said 7 years ago

    you are one of my favourite shops, i love your designs!! it was great reading about you and your family. continued success!

  • TranscendentBird

    TranscendentBird said 7 years ago

    WOW! Gorgeous stuff :) thank you for sharing your lovely thoughts and talents. Blessings

  • KnotOriginal

    KnotOriginal said 7 years ago

    How wonderful for you, Mine, Congratulations!

  • dreamyvintage

    dreamyvintage said 7 years ago

    Fantastic! I am so happy for you, well deserved Mine. Congrats, I wish you continued success! :)

  • Nikifashion

    Nikifashion said 7 years ago

    Great story and work!

  • collectiblesatoz

    collectiblesatoz said 7 years ago

    Lovely review.

  • StudioConestoga

    StudioConestoga said 7 years ago

    That is a beautiful story of yourself and your creations!

  • strawberryluna

    strawberryluna said 7 years ago

    Lovely shop & interview :) Congratulstions on being the Feature!

  • TheRubyNeedle

    TheRubyNeedle said 7 years ago

    So very lovely! How wonderful that you work with your mother & sister!!! Your garmets are gorgeous! xoxo

  • MissRosy

    MissRosy said 7 years ago

    Such a lovely story and beautiful shop!l am proude of Turkish seller as you...

  • Beadit1

    Beadit1 said 7 years ago

    Your designs are wonderful!I don't normally care for many knitted items,but your designs are really sweet!Congratulations!

  • thebqe

    thebqe said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous items and nice interview! Thanks so much for sharing!

  • buttonandthimble

    buttonandthimble said 7 years ago

    Beautiful store! Thanks for letting us peek into your creative life! :)

  • abunchofscrap

    abunchofscrap said 7 years ago

    Amazing...Just love it!!

  • glistenbyerin

    glistenbyerin said 7 years ago

    Yes! One of my favorite shops! Congrats!

  • StitchSenseDesigns

    StitchSenseDesigns said 7 years ago

    What beautiful work! I love this!

  • hodgepodgefarm

    hodgepodgefarm said 7 years ago

    it's wonderful to see a fellow crocheter represented in the Featured Seller series! your work is gorgeous; you've been in my *favorites* for a long time already. congratulations!

  • EEJWLS

    EEJWLS said 7 years ago

    With an extensive art/Antiques and travel background, I use a mixture of materials, incorporating the old and new. These aint yo momma's Mardi Gras Beads....many practical applications like eye glasses holders.....

  • EEJWLS

    EEJWLS said 7 years ago

    With an extensive art/Antiques and travel background, I use a mixture of materials, incorporating the old and new. These aint yo momma's Mardi Gras Beads....many practical applications like eye glasses holders.....

  • ArtMadeByTammy

    ArtMadeByTammy said 7 years ago

    Fantastic feature! Thank you for sharing with us.

  • 2yellowbirds

    2yellowbirds said 7 years ago

    Beautifully made. I love this shop.

  • INSPIREDxx

    INSPIREDxx said 7 years ago

    Love your story. Thank you for sharing. Beautiful soul - beautiful work..

  • ChristaEllen

    ChristaEllen said 7 years ago

    I love to knit too! A great creative way to spend free time. You have interesting designs!

  • robynsnestboutique

    robynsnestboutique said 7 years ago

    Your items are so unbelievably beautiful. Congrats on being featured!

  • Pilumunus

    Pilumunus said 7 years ago

    I'm very proud as being a Turk. Congrats. Tebrikler =)

  • 1shawfield

    1shawfield said 7 years ago

    beautiful knitwear

  • DEMET

    DEMET said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine, you deserved it, keep up the wonderful work. I too am very proud, Love from San diego :) Demet

  • NotoriousKnits

    NotoriousKnits said 7 years ago

    Congrats on the feature. Your items and story are inspirational!

  • Donauluft

    Donauluft said 7 years ago

    Congrats!!! So great to see you with your wonderful work as a featured seller!

  • 1964sem

    1964sem said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine! i´m so happy to see you here.. I wish you all the best!

  • GypsyDreamz

    GypsyDreamz said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! Beautiful work! Best wishes for much success!

  • ChristinaRomeo

    ChristinaRomeo said 7 years ago

    I have been waiting for you to be the FS! Your designs rock...they are so original and modern...loads of style. Congrats to your continued success

  • GrinderGraphics

    GrinderGraphics said 7 years ago

    Beautiful ~ Congrats on the feature and continued success!

  • GrinderGraphics

    GrinderGraphics said 7 years ago

    Beautiful ~ Congrats on the feature and continued success!

  • themefragrance

    themefragrance said 7 years ago

    Wonderful everything!

  • IndustrialBloom

    IndustrialBloom said 7 years ago

    you go girl! you are an inspiration to us all!

  • AcornAlleyDesigns

    AcornAlleyDesigns said 7 years ago

    Congrats on being the featured seller! your items are gorgeous!

  • ElizabethMD

    ElizabethMD said 7 years ago

    once again such wonderful inspiration. Looking through your shop and the colours especially gave me so much inspiration.

  • kristimcmurry

    kristimcmurry said 7 years ago

    Great seller! Congrats Mine.

  • elemegibere

    elemegibere said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine! i´m so happy to see you here.. I wish you all the best

  • peacebird

    peacebird said 7 years ago

    wow. that is the most inspired definition of handmade voiced so eloquently! thank you!

  • LalaStudios

    LalaStudios said 7 years ago

    Your pieces are so wonderful, congratulations on the spotlight - you definitely deserve the recognition!

  • kadydesigns

    kadydesigns said 7 years ago

    What a great story!! I love your shop and the Big Pink Cardigan!!!! So pretty!!! I love to knit to, but my skill aren't very great. Congrats on the Feature!

  • steinschmuckdesign

    steinschmuckdesign said 7 years ago

    Mine, that is a wonderful interview, totally enjoy reading and getting to know you a bit better! Still wear my Gloves and Hat of you :) Congrats on that feature!!!

  • hbs1406

    hbs1406 said 7 years ago

    Congrats

  • composeddesign

    composeddesign said 7 years ago

    congrats on being a featured seller!

  • gretchenmist

    gretchenmist said 7 years ago

    congrats on this feature! lovely to read a little more about you and what inspires your work. btw i have a huge crush on your big olive green cardi ~ so beautiful! xx

  • twoinspireyou

    twoinspireyou said 7 years ago

    Your quote about handmade couldn't be more true...

  • twoinspireyou

    twoinspireyou said 7 years ago

    Your quote about handmade couldn't be more true...

  • janellehaskin

    janellehaskin said 7 years ago

    I looooveeee your work!!! Congratulations!! ;)

  • peacesofindigo

    peacesofindigo said 7 years ago

    Beautiful shop and seller~ Congrats, Mine!!!

  • kathartstudio

    kathartstudio said 7 years ago

    Yes, follow your heart! So beautiful! I love your creations! Congratulations and continued success!

  • elleestpetite

    elleestpetite said 7 years ago

    Very lovely handmade items. Congratulations on being featured.

  • Celessa

    Celessa said 7 years ago

    How beautiful !! Congrats, and good luck !

  • meowadays

    meowadays said 7 years ago

    I totally agree with your Salvador Dali and yarn store response :]

  • beatyboutique

    beatyboutique said 7 years ago

    Awesome seller, congrats!

  • designbynihan

    designbynihan said 7 years ago

    Hey!!! that's great to see you here, congratulations!!!! tebrikleeerrr..

  • DigiSweet

    DigiSweet said 7 years ago

    Congrats! Such lovely creations and a great interview.

  • nesbittdesigns

    nesbittdesigns said 7 years ago

    Beautiful creations! I love the way you describe handmade objects- they really do own a part of us.

  • SweetBasilFibreWorks

    SweetBasilFibreWorks said 7 years ago

    Beautiful & inspiring interview.

  • AccentsandPetals

    AccentsandPetals said 7 years ago

    Beautiful interview.You have unique designs. Congratulations on being featured.

  • TheVintageApartment

    TheVintageApartment said 7 years ago

    Such a lovely peek into your creative world, Mine! Lovely to see you & your beautiful work featured on Etsy. Congrats on the spotlight! :)

  • PlayfulMomentsbyJ

    PlayfulMomentsbyJ said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on being the Featured Seller! Your creations are wonderful. I like how your whole family has been involved in crafting as well. Keep up the good work :)

  • KrochetKnit

    KrochetKnit said 7 years ago

    I love your crochet and knit items!!

  • tisana

    tisana said 7 years ago

    Lovely work. All the best for you!

  • marbled

    marbled said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine Congratulations to you and your mother and sister!

  • branda

    branda said 7 years ago

    Congrats LoveandKnit!!! :-) :-)

  • bedouin

    bedouin said 7 years ago

    Lovely spirit ~ much continued success

  • bedouin

    bedouin said 7 years ago

    You have a lovely spirit and beautiful diverse designs ~ much continued success

  • Pearlfriend

    Pearlfriend said 7 years ago

    Nice and cosy accessories. Look confortabe and warm.

  • dorijenn

    dorijenn said 7 years ago

    Congrats! Nice shop!

  • SeamlesslyYours

    SeamlesslyYours said 7 years ago

    Beautiful creations and very inspiring interview. I love your description of what handmade means to you, you captured it perfectly. Wish you lots of success!

  • Crafttasticparties

    Crafttasticparties said 7 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • plumcreek22

    plumcreek22 said 7 years ago

    Bravo Mine.....Tebrikler!!

  • ginnyhuber

    ginnyhuber said 7 years ago

    I have loved your shop and photos and creations since I first discovered the. Wonderful to see you here! Congrats!

  • rozzie

    rozzie said 7 years ago

    Lovely products and i enjoy the photography of them too! congratulations on featured seller on etsy!

  • CraftsByBabz

    CraftsByBabz said 7 years ago

    I play violin too!! Great story, congrats on the feature!!

  • aubepine

    aubepine said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! You do beautiful work!

  • bysugarbabe

    bysugarbabe said 7 years ago

    You are one of my all time favorites! I am inspired by your work!

  • TheJoyofColor

    TheJoyofColor said 7 years ago

    Congratulations mine You so well deserves iT

  • junebug658

    junebug658 said 7 years ago

    Congrats on being the featured seller Mine!! I loved your interview and I really love the fact that you get to work with your Mom and Sister! There is nothing better than being with family. Your love and unique inspiration show in all your work. all items are beautifully made. I know I will be a repeat customer! Your sister makes a fabulous model!! Best of luck to you!

  • littleshopofphotos

    littleshopofphotos said 7 years ago

    Great interview! Congrats! I love your shop!

  • vintagenelly

    vintagenelly said 7 years ago

    Lovely designs and photography! It's the best thing to be able to share your creativity with your family. Much continued success!

  • perfectwear

    perfectwear said 7 years ago

    Congrats. Nice products. I love the cardis :)

  • bmused

    bmused said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! Great designs!

  • brittanylaurendesign

    brittanylaurendesign said 7 years ago

    LOVE your style. So gorgeous…everything! Family is a great influence :)

  • InspirationByKaren

    InspirationByKaren said 7 years ago

    Very lovely shop~ Enjoyed reading your interview, Congrats on being chosen as a Featured Shop!

  • CarlasFunkyArt

    CarlasFunkyArt said 7 years ago

    Love your stuff! I think it is great you are working with your family! Congrats on your article.

  • GlazedOver

    GlazedOver said 7 years ago

    Woohooo, MINE!! You go girl!

  • BellaRennie

    BellaRennie said 7 years ago

    wonderful interview and Mine, I love your work!

  • thepinkswan

    thepinkswan said 7 years ago

    Beautiful Work...Simply unique without added fuss...

  • thepinkswan

    thepinkswan said 7 years ago

    Beautiful Work...Simply unique without added fuss...

  • Raceytay

    Raceytay said 7 years ago

    Oh wow, Mine, what a fabulous surprise! Congratulations :)

  • ketoora

    ketoora said 7 years ago

    Mabrouk Mine! Congratulations! Wonderful insight on a talented artist. Great interview, wishing you much success!

  • taraleasmith

    taraleasmith said 7 years ago

    Wonderful work! Congratulations!!

  • SevonLaing

    SevonLaing said 7 years ago

    Very touching and inspiring spirit

  • SevonLaing

    SevonLaing said 7 years ago

    Very touching and inspiring spirit

  • bodegaofplenty

    bodegaofplenty said 7 years ago

    So happy to see this wonderful seller featured! Since joining etsy, she was one of the first I came across and I am blown away by her shop- such wonderful work! Congrats Mine!

  • allisonwilsonphotos

    allisonwilsonphotos said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on being the featured seller! I am so happy for you. I have loved your work from the first time I saw your shop and I look at it often.

  • AmberGypsySky

    AmberGypsySky said 7 years ago

    Wonderful answers! Gorgeous work too! Good luck and happy knitting :)

  • CaCtuSDesiGn

    CaCtuSDesiGn said 7 years ago

    Congratulations , beautiful work....

  • flokatii

    flokatii said 7 years ago

    your work is so inspiring! One day I hope to fill my store with amazing knits also. For now I have to stick to smaller items as that is all my time allows. Thanks for being such an inspiration :-)

  • karinagracejewelry

    karinagracejewelry said 7 years ago

    Beautiful seller, gorgeous shop and items! Congratulations, Mine!!

  • tantancharms

    tantancharms said 7 years ago

    Tebrikler Mine! Love your interview and your creations! Wish I was in Istanbul again!!

  • Garden22DesignStudio

    Garden22DesignStudio said 7 years ago

    Great interview and many congratulations on the feature - I love your work!

  • challenevi

    challenevi said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your story! I really love your work.. =)

  • withlovemandy

    withlovemandy said 7 years ago

    gorgeous stuff - good job with the photo shoots too :)

  • BarnshopAntiques

    BarnshopAntiques said 7 years ago

    I loved reading this, your work is beautiful.

  • SHOPEMI

    SHOPEMI said 7 years ago

    Cool! Designing is a part of your life! You are such a great designer! I love your design. They are so beautiful. Congratulations!

  • Mylana

    Mylana said 7 years ago

    I like your style!

  • lucysnowephotography

    lucysnowephotography said 7 years ago

    Congratulations!! So happy for you Mine! :)

  • poorjimsvintage

    poorjimsvintage said 7 years ago

    Its god that not all people epically fail at knitting like I do.

  • artlab

    artlab said 7 years ago

    Bravo!

  • frommylifetoyours

    frommylifetoyours said 7 years ago

    All I can say is Beautiful .

  • JasmineStore

    JasmineStore said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine! Wonderful shop.

  • TheFaerieMarket

    TheFaerieMarket said 7 years ago

    Congratulations, Mine! I'm so happy to see you and your beautiful work featured here! You are so creative, I love your cozy, poetic, bohemian designs! Awesome work, yay!!!! :D

  • thebeachhousegallery

    thebeachhousegallery said 7 years ago

    Beautiful knit ware very, very trendy, and style setting. Your models or you speak the designs, the attitude, it becomes your brand, and becomes very believable. I hope you create a iconic catalog, and fly forward in your designs, because your talent (collectively) is "high street"! all the way! Inez Dunn

  • tripperdungan

    tripperdungan said 7 years ago

    What creative styles you have. The featured mohair kneck warmer is definitely the coolest, but the rest is very fresh as well. Keep it up.

  • LovelyHappenstance

    LovelyHappenstance said 7 years ago

    Absolutely love your shop and your quote "Handmade is like giving life to an object. When you create something, it owns a piece of your soul, a piece of your feelings and taste." Such wonderful items you have, clearly filled with love and good intention! Love & Light

  • ameramussa

    ameramussa said 7 years ago

    Both shops of the artist are absolutely beautiful and the interview inspiring !! Thank you.

  • crochetgal

    crochetgal said 7 years ago

    Your style is inspiring! Love the work.

  • Misstroye

    Misstroye said 7 years ago

    Beautiful creations... i love istanbul aplace that fires the imagination

  • Cinzia74

    Cinzia74 said 7 years ago

    Love your creations, you can immediately tell they come from LoveandKnit

  • daweigreat

    daweigreat said 7 years ago

    Oh,your working is so beautiful and I think I will buy for my mother.

  • LittleBlueMoon

    LittleBlueMoon said 7 years ago

    Follow Your Heart indeed. Thanks for sharing. :}

  • BloodstoneBay

    BloodstoneBay said 7 years ago

    Wow, your stuff is lovely!

  • custombybernolli

    custombybernolli said 7 years ago

    Congratulations! wonderful designs..

  • EllaJewelry

    EllaJewelry said 7 years ago

    Beautiful items!

  • mediterraneanlights

    mediterraneanlights said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine! I´m so happy to see you here.. Great story...Great shop!!! Stay my love...and congratulations again!

  • ShawnaSershon

    ShawnaSershon said 7 years ago

    A beautiful interview about a beautiful person. You are so very talently and I am always very happy when I wear your creations.

  • sofialgarvia

    sofialgarvia said 7 years ago

    Congrats! You have really beautiful designs, and gorgeous cardigans and scarfs. Great interview!

  • Handmadebyani

    Handmadebyani said 7 years ago

    Great Shop!!! Congratulations and Thanks for Sharing your story with us.

  • BeautyAndSpa

    BeautyAndSpa said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine. We are proud of you as a Turk.

  • maggiesraggedyinn

    maggiesraggedyinn said 7 years ago

    Ah the lure of knitted items.. you do great work and have a very interesting story. You are an inspiration~

  • souveniraffectueux

    souveniraffectueux said 7 years ago

    The name of your shop, LoveandKnit, matches your story perfectly: you and your family obviously put a lot of love & care into making these wonderful knitted items! Congratulations on being featured; I hope you will be able to continue living your dream.

  • toosis

    toosis said 7 years ago

    congrats It is very nice to see a Turkish designer at FS.

  • melissasnead4

    melissasnead4 said 7 years ago

    One of my all time favorite shops!! Congrats Love and Knit <3

  • FuryUnderFire

    FuryUnderFire said 7 years ago

    Your prices are very reasonable! Great Job!

  • ambassadorcrochet

    ambassadorcrochet said 7 years ago

    Love your items! Congrats on being featured.

  • SSSJ

    SSSJ said 7 years ago

    Beautiful! Congrats on bring featured!

  • SSSJ

    SSSJ said 7 years ago

    OOPs that was suppose to be BEING. I have that beautiful piece that you have featured above in my head. Is 53 to old to wear something like that? I love it!

  • 13threads

    13threads said 7 years ago

    Beautiful! Congratulations.

  • SwitchDesignsNYC

    SwitchDesignsNYC said 7 years ago

    Beautiful shop! Congratulations :)

  • crochetlab

    crochetlab said 7 years ago

    Congragulations...so nice to see you as featured seller! Tebrikler!!

  • mandymoomoo

    mandymoomoo said 7 years ago

    I loved your quote about what handmade means to you, it is exactly how I feel but haven't been able to put into words. Your quote is going be hung in my workspace!

  • mandymoomoo

    mandymoomoo said 7 years ago

    I loved your quote about what handmade means to you, it is exactly how I feel but haven't been able to put into words. Your quote is going be hung in my workspace!

  • milkysupplies

    milkysupplies said 7 years ago

    Congrats! I always loved your work, keep up :) And I'm proud to see a Turk as featured seller, nice job ;) Love from Istanbul!!

  • anils

    anils said 7 years ago

    Congratulations :)

  • KokoshKnitting

    KokoshKnitting said 7 years ago

    Great interview! A well deserved feature. Congrats Mine!

  • blueberryfields

    blueberryfields said 7 years ago

    many many congrats to you Mine ! i have been admiring your creations for a while and love everything, from the beautiful knitting to the stunning pictures you take for your shop !

  • blueberryfields

    blueberryfields said 7 years ago

    many many congrats to you Mine ! i have been admiring your creations for a while and love everything, from the beautiful knitting to the stunning pictures you take for your shop !

  • BlueFlaxStudio

    BlueFlaxStudio said 7 years ago

    Beautiful hand knits that are so creative! Hope your shop continues to do well.

  • BlueTerracotta

    BlueTerracotta said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine! And thank you for a lovely interview to get to know you better!

  • KellysGifts

    KellysGifts said 7 years ago

    Thanks for the inspiration!

  • ElegantKnit

    ElegantKnit said 7 years ago

    Congratulations you and your family! I am from Turkey too and I always loved your work:)

  • ceejay60

    ceejay60 said 7 years ago

    Awesome interview and lovely shop!

  • TeaOnTuesdays

    TeaOnTuesdays said 7 years ago

    Your work is SO beautiful!!

  • NsewFabrics

    NsewFabrics said 7 years ago

    I love your designs!

  • OhFaro

    OhFaro said 7 years ago

    Great feature, wonderful story and fabulous designs. Congratulations!

  • steelknightdesigns

    steelknightdesigns said 7 years ago

    Wow...completely blown away with your comment. "Handmade is like giving life to an object. When you create something, it owns a piece of your soul, a piece of your feelings and taste. This is why handmade objects are precious and unique." SOOOOOOOO true! There really is a piece of someone in anything they have taken the time to create. Keep up the great work, and the fantastic attitude!

  • MWNaturesAntiquities

    MWNaturesAntiquities said 7 years ago

    Your hats and scarfs would be a functional hit in Wyoming.They look so warm and comfortable.

  • stepbackink

    stepbackink said 7 years ago

    I love hand knitted items and your work is beautiful. Sam :)

  • BlueOrchidFloral

    BlueOrchidFloral said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on the feature -- may it bring you even more success and happiness! I love your attitude and beliefs regarding life and your inspirations, and your work is just lovely! xo

  • bluembellish

    bluembellish said 7 years ago

    Congrats ! Love your work, it is beautiful !

  • chiquisdesigns

    chiquisdesigns said 7 years ago

    Congrats. You have beautiful stuff... I hearted you along time ago.

  • jmagdesigns

    jmagdesigns said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your story! You are a great artist! God Bless! Happy Stitching!

  • HisBlessings

    HisBlessings said 7 years ago

    I love the flow and movement of your yarns. I could have used some of your mittens during our last cold snap. Next winter, I plan on owning a pair. They will look nice on my hands as I create. God Bless!

  • MissVaughan

    MissVaughan said 7 years ago

    You make beautiful things!

  • tiarasnbows

    tiarasnbows said 7 years ago

    CONGRATS! Beautiful work! :)

  • FeltShmelt

    FeltShmelt said 7 years ago

    I have always loved your creations and am psyched to see you featured here! Congratulations!! :)

  • yaarnsavvy

    yaarnsavvy said 7 years ago

    I love both your shops & your beautiful and original pieces. I too have a great love for yarn & fiber materials and I greatly appreciate your limitless creativity & that you aren't afraid to think outside the box. Thank you for sharing for beautiful story & being a great inspiration!:)

  • JadieCakes

    JadieCakes said 7 years ago

    I loved reading your story! Beautiful work!

  • dixiediva83

    dixiediva83 said 7 years ago

    So many things I love... couldn't pick just one if I tried!!

  • MaBille

    MaBille said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work ! I hate winter : or should I say the length of our winters here in Quebec, Canada. But...your knits add so much life to it! They are such a good way to add some spice to it! Thanks for sharing

  • StudioCherie

    StudioCherie said 7 years ago

    sweet interview

  • kristincoffin

    kristincoffin said 7 years ago

    I've always loved your knits. Wonderful interview and beautiful photos to accompany it.

  • MOAS

    MOAS said 7 years ago

    Beautiful!!

  • PlumeandPetals

    PlumeandPetals said 7 years ago

    Congrats!~ Your knit items are amazing =)

  • appearences

    appearences said 7 years ago

    Wonderful! straight from the heart artist .

  • sunshineartdesign

    sunshineartdesign said 7 years ago

    Very nice to see you and your wonderful shop here. Congrats for the feature!

  • BagNoir

    BagNoir said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work Mine!!

  • PearlGem

    PearlGem said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous work! Wish my work space was that organized.

  • LivingVintage

    LivingVintage said 7 years ago

    Beautiful knitting and great style sense. Knit on!

  • Iwannabe

    Iwannabe said 7 years ago

    Congrats for the feature:)))

  • metalmorphoz

    metalmorphoz said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine! Nice to see a talented Turkish designer here! Beautiful shop!

  • BlkSheepProductions

    BlkSheepProductions said 7 years ago

    the hooded neckwarmer is beautiful. It is so wonderful to hear of you and your family creating together!

  • BBeadery

    BBeadery said 7 years ago

    I love the hooded poncho! Beautiful, whimsy style. Congrats for all your hard work.

  • GoSho

    GoSho said 7 years ago

    Beautiful and original. I'm glad you set off on your own instead of being a bird in a gilded cage for another designer under their decisions instead of your own. It takes guts. Your items are so original and functional. Like a piece of art you can wear. All the best in your future artistic creations and business.

  • bibsnbobs

    bibsnbobs said 7 years ago

    Love you attitude. What a wonderful interview. Thank you.

  • JeaninesGiftGallery

    JeaninesGiftGallery said 7 years ago

    What an awesome interview and your things are beautiful. I just started but I just wanted to tell you how lovely your things are and when I learn how to fully use this site I will be hearting you and adding you to my fav's. Keep up the beautiful work

  • contempojewels

    contempojewels said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • myfrienedgaga

    myfrienedgaga said 7 years ago

    what a beautiful energy you put into your work. No wonder I love wearing my beautiful Carnigan !!

  • myfrienedgaga

    myfrienedgaga said 7 years ago

    what a beautiful energy you put into your work. No wonder I love wearing my beautiful Carnigan !!

  • SweetRelishStyle

    SweetRelishStyle said 7 years ago

    Beautiful sytle, beautiful soul. I can see your love and devotion to your craft and how wonderful to share this experience with us.

  • thegiftoffiber

    thegiftoffiber said 7 years ago

    I love when you said "when you create somethiing it owns a piece of your soul" That is the most accurate statement anyone could make and is why artists love each others work.

  • LPHBNY

    LPHBNY said 7 years ago

    Awesome interview and talented designer. Enjoy being in the spotlight! Congrats :)

  • aliherrmann

    aliherrmann said 7 years ago

    congrats! so great to see you featured Mine!

  • discerningchichi

    discerningchichi said 7 years ago

    Congrats! Lovely interview, great designs and photos!

  • christinegoldschmidt

    christinegoldschmidt said 7 years ago

    Such a beautiful interview. So much resonated with my soul and my own approach to my work. Love the knits, too! :) Everything is just gorgeous. Well done. :)

  • christinegoldschmidt

    christinegoldschmidt said 7 years ago

    Such a beautiful interview. So much resonated with my soul and my own approach to my work. Love the knits, too! :) Everything is just gorgeous. Well done. :)

  • GreenPost

    GreenPost said 7 years ago

    Congratulations!! Your work is beautiful and I am happy to see you receive this honor!

  • terrymillsphoto

    terrymillsphoto said 7 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your story, we always enjoying reading about how others make their art on Etsy. I love everyone of your items! They are so lovely.

  • ElegantDsgn

    ElegantDsgn said 7 years ago

    Congratulations Mine!

  • ILoveYourStyle

    ILoveYourStyle said 7 years ago

    Beautiful story and beautiful shop! Thank you for sharing your story. I love that it is a family affair!

  • lauraprill

    lauraprill said 7 years ago

    wow, just love the black poncho!

  • leeleefallsalot

    leeleefallsalot said 7 years ago

    Thanks for the great interview! It is a wonderful insight into your creative life, Beautiful handmade products too!

  • thebeadgirl

    thebeadgirl said 7 years ago

    having a grandfather that inspired me as well...i totally resonate with Mine. her work is amazing! i would like one of each :)

  • PerfectlyImperfect1

    PerfectlyImperfect1 said 7 years ago

    Awesome story! Love your items !

  • ellenhowardhandmade

    ellenhowardhandmade said 7 years ago

    nice knits!

  • opendoorstudio

    opendoorstudio said 7 years ago

    congrats to you! great feature!

  • sevenply

    sevenply said 7 years ago

    love.

  • CuffandCollar

    CuffandCollar said 7 years ago

    great article

  • MagneticMementos

    MagneticMementos said 7 years ago

    I am just learning how to knit and crochet. It is really hard and you do some beautiful work!

  • ImagineThatCustDesig

    ImagineThatCustDesig said 7 years ago

    Congrats Mine! Such Beautiful work. I really enjoyed your interview. I too enjoy such Wonderful commeraderie with my Family, We feed each others creative natures. Best Wishes! Tammy

  • StellasKnits

    StellasKnits said 7 years ago

    What a fantastic interview! Love your work - just beautiful!

  • crystalworld

    crystalworld said 7 years ago

    great work!

  • crystalworld

    crystalworld said 7 years ago

    great work!

  • crystalworld

    crystalworld said 7 years ago

    great work!

  • crystalworld

    crystalworld said 7 years ago

    great work!

  • crystalworld

    crystalworld said 7 years ago

    great work!

  • paperdesigner

    paperdesigner said 7 years ago

    Lovely seller!Nice shop! It's so wonderful!

  • TheGreenPoetCloset

    TheGreenPoetCloset said 7 years ago

    Fantastic! TheGreenPoet

  • TheGreenPoetCloset

    TheGreenPoetCloset said 7 years ago

    Fantastic! TheGreenPoet

  • TheGreenPoetCloset

    TheGreenPoetCloset said 7 years ago

    Fantastic! TheGreenPoet

  • oaties

    oaties said 7 years ago

    the pictures are so great! very inviting.

  • sesideco

    sesideco said 7 years ago

    Congrats my friend! You are gorgeous and talented women!

  • chabbyshane

    chabbyshane said 7 years ago

    Wonderful feature. Congrats.

  • onegarnetgirl

    onegarnetgirl said 7 years ago

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY! So glad to see your beautiful face here :)

  • TallulahsSoaps

    TallulahsSoaps said 7 years ago

    What absolute passion you exude about your art! Thank you for sharing your beautiful vision.

  • lulusnest

    lulusnest said 7 years ago

    Great items and such a keen eye. I love that you are inspired by Tim Burton's movies... me too!!

  • GoldenGlowGems

    GoldenGlowGems said 7 years ago

    Congrats on being featured!! How sweet to work with your mom and sister, that must be nice. Continued success!

  • piecesofelises

    piecesofelises said 7 years ago

    I enjoyed reading your story. I would love to do a family collaboration like what you have. Thanks for inspiring me :)

  • ericaelizabeth

    ericaelizabeth said 7 years ago

    I use to live next door to Tim Burton when he was just a groovy artist guy.

  • JdcGem

    JdcGem said 7 years ago

    A very inspirational interview. Thanks for sharing. Love your work.

  • rebahansing

    rebahansing said 7 years ago

    I love your response to 'what does handmade mean to you?'. Your answer inspires me & articulates so well, what so many feel. Thank you for the beautiful things you add to the world! Lovely designs.

  • Sydneyanne

    Sydneyanne said 7 years ago

    Love your knits so so beautiful!

  • pearldelta

    pearldelta said 7 years ago

    excellent,Congrats.

  • brookeelissa

    brookeelissa said 7 years ago

    Beautiful shop, beautiful photos, lovely interview. Thank you for sharing!

  • BonaFideChic

    BonaFideChic said 7 years ago

    such beautiful pieces!!

  • BonaFideChic

    BonaFideChic said 7 years ago

    such beautiful pieces!!

  • NUURj

    NUURj said 7 years ago

    During the interview you expressed that "I always wanted to make my independent designs". It is both fantastic and wonderful to see that you have and that your dream have come true. Congradulations

  • girliepains

    girliepains said 7 years ago

    Cowls! yay!

  • karoart

    karoart said 7 years ago

    nice article, thanks for sharing

  • dkshopgirl

    dkshopgirl said 7 years ago

    gorgeous work - congratulations :-)

  • aileenrae

    aileenrae said 7 years ago

    Everything is beautiful! You make each piece look so fun and unique. I enjoyed reading your story. Thanks for sharing!

  • uncommonvintage

    uncommonvintage said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on being chosen for featured seller! I've been drawn to your shop many times while making treasuries. Your cardigans are stunning. Wishing you continued success!

  • OliveLongstocking

    OliveLongstocking said 7 years ago

    I love handmade and your philosophy. Beautiful and beautiful shop. ! There is nothing sweeter than a handmade knitted garment. You must try some Australian wool - it's gorgeous. Continued success to you.

  • Danideng

    Danideng said 7 years ago

    lovely interview, best wishes!

  • old2newmemories

    old2newmemories said 7 years ago

    Great interview love your work.

  • NSpottery

    NSpottery said 7 years ago

    Beautiful interview and shop! Love that your business is a family affair! So fun!

  • avgustvarjanja

    avgustvarjanja said 7 years ago

    I've always loved your designs. Congratulations on being featured seller! Pozdrav/greetings!

  • bpPhotoProps

    bpPhotoProps said 7 years ago

    wonderful interview! thanks for sharing & continued success!

  • rebourne

    rebourne said 7 years ago

    so fun that you get to work with your mom and sister! i love that it is a family affair. congrats on your feature!

  • cookieletta

    cookieletta said 7 years ago

    great interview !! congrats Mine:DD

  • baleandtwine

    baleandtwine said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous work, taking yarn to a new level. Your sense of color, style and texture are great. Congrats on the feature, can't wait to check out the rest of your collection.

  • SweetLittleChickadee

    SweetLittleChickadee said 7 years ago

    Love the hot pink fingerless gloves! So much fun! I like your designs and really enjoyed reading about your creative process! Congrats! :-)

  • MarKhed

    MarKhed said 7 years ago

    Such an amazing shop, and a wonderful group of ladies behind it! I'm so happy to see you highlighted here! I really enjoy being on a team with you and being able to promote your work! Keep rocking! xo Marie

  • CovetedVintage

    CovetedVintage said 7 years ago

    Impressive. Your work is beautiful :) and I like how you say you listen to the child inside of you, I think I could do more of that as well. Thank you for sharing your story.

  • Cheydrea

    Cheydrea said 7 years ago

    Well spoken. So easy to read through your story. Beautiful and heartwarming and your model sister is beautiful. Many Blessings, xoxo

  • erikaart

    erikaart said 7 years ago

    Very nice work!! Erika Art

  • gilstrapdesigns

    gilstrapdesigns said 7 years ago

    All of your work is very beautiful. I love your knit store and I hearted some of your items. You and your family are doing really really good. Much luck to you all in the future and many many sales.

  • cchere

    cchere said 7 years ago

    fantastic~

  • mayaruhi

    mayaruhi said 7 years ago

    Lovely! When I grow up, I want to be just like Mine! ;)

  • kathyjohnson3

    kathyjohnson3 said 7 years ago

    Gorgeous item! I will have to do some shopping today as it is STILL below zero here in Minnesota! :)

  • EstherKaa

    EstherKaa said 7 years ago

    Love your knits, gorgeous colors!

  • handknitted4you

    handknitted4you said 7 years ago

    Congratulations on your spot light! Your items are beautiful. I have the same problem when I'm in a yarn shop, I just have to reach out & feel the texture and to my familys dismay, am always bringing more yarn home--you can never have too much :)

  • whimsy52

    whimsy52 said 7 years ago

    I loved your story! What a success! Beautiful shop! Inspirational to all of us!

  • Countrymouse923

    Countrymouse923 said 7 years ago

    Congrats on your success, well earned & well done! This crazy world certainly has wonderful, creative people :)

  • Sweethoots

    Sweethoots said 7 years ago

    Beautiful work! Congrats!

  • thepapermoonstudio

    thepapermoonstudio said 7 years ago

    Beautiful and congrats on your success!

  • dollthreads

    dollthreads said 7 years ago

    Beautiful unique work, and very interesting interview. Congratulations Mine. Keep up the good work.

  • vjrun21

    vjrun21 said 7 years ago

    Beautiful interview. It is evident that your creativity and talent come straight from the heart. I love your shop!

  • Witchey

    Witchey said 7 years ago

    Looove it!

  • KylasJewelryBox

    KylasJewelryBox said 7 years ago

    Your a lovely example of following your dreams.

  • Princessandmypea

    Princessandmypea said 7 years ago

    wow I love that olive green sweater. Wonderful reading too.

  • yezhu

    yezhu said 7 years ago

    我很喜欢这个MM

  • oldish

    oldish said 7 years ago

    Yummy.

  • orangedoorvintage

    orangedoorvintage said 7 years ago

    Lovely is as lovely does. Your spirit shines through your work. Congratulations.

  • cdavis74

    cdavis74 said 7 years ago

    Great work.. I love your pieces! :-)

  • itastreasures

    itastreasures said 7 years ago

    Great article. Fantastic work. Love, love, love:)

  • chulaart

    chulaart said 7 years ago

    I love your warm and beautiful items! Best wishes:)

  • CuddledUp

    CuddledUp said 7 years ago

    The article was great! It was so nice to get to know what makes a successful business tick just a little better. I adore the green cardigan.

  • RockPaperScissorsEtc

    RockPaperScissorsEtc said 7 years ago

    You really do incredible work!!! It shows that you enjoy what you do.

  • silverridgestudio

    silverridgestudio said 6 years ago

    So wonderful to see you as a featured seller Mine ~ we shared many treasuries together with the AG team in my first year on Etsy and it was always a delight to see your work! Congratulations ~ beautiful!

  • NitkaAG

    NitkaAG said 6 years ago

    great designs! inspires me :)

  • atomicblue

    atomicblue said 6 years ago

    Wow. Great article, even if it was published awhile ago.

  • sjegan

    sjegan said 6 years ago

    Really does the soul good to hear from someone thats making it work and loving what they do, best of luck with it :)

  • lissionetsy

    lissionetsy said 6 years ago

    Inspiring interview !! Thanks for sharing !

  • OhMrsRobinson

    OhMrsRobinson said 6 years ago

    While I love both the seller and the interview, this seller has been featured so frequently on etsy that I wonder of all the thousands of sellers on etsy, why this one is singled out so many times? It seems unfair to the other sellers. And this is the second republishing of the interview with the seller. Please check your history of featuring this seller and you will see what I mean.

  • Courtney5918

    Courtney5918 said 6 years ago

    Such a beautiful story it made my heart sing. Well done Mine your designs are truly gorgeous

  • lonkoosh

    lonkoosh said 6 years ago

    Inspiring!!!!!! Your work is stunning!!! Good luck!!!

  • MelBandeira

    MelBandeira said 6 years ago

    Thanks for sharing, inspiring interview!

  • Thamburan

    Thamburan said 6 years ago

    Thanks :) Inspirational..

  • ekohaus

    ekohaus said 6 years ago

    superb

  • shellypsoulcircles

    shellypsoulcircles said 6 years ago

    What a wonderful story you have to share...living your dream of being a clothing designer as well as coming from such a creative background! Fabulous designs! All the best to you!

  • catiques

    catiques said 6 years ago

    It's a lovely interview and many nice items that you made and very sweet to show us all.

  • angelikaschwed

    Angelika Schwed from dArtagnon61 said 6 years ago

    Du kreierst wunderschöne Sachen!!! Du sprichst mir aus dem Herzen. Bei mir ist es sehr ähnlich. Nur, dass ich kein Design studiert habe. Mein Weg führte woanders hin. Auf Umwegen kam ich zu meinem Entschluss auch nur noch mit meinen Händen etwas zu schaffen. Aber ich bin erst am Anfang.

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