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Featured Seller: mariforssell

Aug 11, 2010

by mariforssell

Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

Tell us a bit about yourself.

My name is Mari, and I am originally from Helsinki, Finland. I grew up being inspired by Scandinavian design and was introduced to sewing at a young age by my mother. I met my incredibly smart and handsome husband while vacationing in Greece. After living in the UK for six years, we relocated to Omaha, Nebraska, where the winters are cold and snowy and the summers are hot and humid. No children, but we do have two very energetic and entertaining English toy terriers named Rocky and Johnny.

Apart from creating things, what do you do?

The gym is a necessary break from working in my studio full time, and our dogs are always very happy to get a long walk on the quiet trail behind my house. Other arts and crafts are fun when I get the chance. Being a member of the Omaha Craft Mafia allows me to spend time with other crafty girls in town. I am also a keen DIYer, so when I have time I love to pick up small (or large!) projects around our home. I also really enjoy searching for treasures in antique and secondhand shops with friends.

What first made you want to become an artist?

I consider myself more of a product designer and problem solver than an artist. Thanks to my mom’s guidance, I have always been very crafty and resourceful but never considered making it my career. I made bags for friends and family as gifts in the past, but my line, Stash, really came about when I found Etsy — about the same time I relocated to the U.S. and happened to be unemployed.

Please describe your creative process.

I am inspired by fabrics, especially ones with interesting patterns and textures. I am also a little obsessed with different types of hardware, and I love experimenting with how the fabric and hardware will work together for a bag design.

What handmade possession do you most cherish?

A small wooden rocking horse that my dad made for us when we were kids. As the youngest, I was given the great honor of its continued care and it has traveled with me to everywhere I’ve lived.

Name your top five books, movies, musicians, and websites besides Etsy.

Books: I love browsing vintage craft books because they are always inspiring. Just about anything by James Patterson is good, and a thriller in my native Finnish is a rare treat.

Movies: I love true stories, preferably something a bit scary. Mostly, I find myself watching documentaries and news.

Websites: Google is my best friend. How did we ever function without Google? For fun, I like to see what’s new on How About Orange and Just Something I Made. Being busy, regular visits to Facebook and Ellene McClay help me keep up to date with friends.

Music: I always have Internet radio on when I work. I’m not too picky about what’s on as long as it’s got good rhythm. I love hearing songs from the ’80s and ’90s that have nostalgic memories attached to them.

What advice would you give to artists who are new to Etsy?

Develop a product that is really unique and sets your business apart from the rest. Presentation also goes a long way, and because there is no physical product for the customer to inspect before buying, good photos are essential.

What are your favorite features on Etsy? What new features would you like to see?

I like to check Shop Local to see what new shops are popping up here in Omaha. For new features, I would love a drop down option for customers to choose a different color or size and a coupon/discount code system would be a great addition!

How do you promote your work?

Word of mouth advertising has been wonderful for Stash, and I love all my fans on Facebook. Stash also has its own website that I hope to expand sometime in the future.

In ten years, where would you like to be?

Being where I am today has been a series of nice surprises! I want to continue being surprised and let life unfold, and to be a healthy, happy, creative person.

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178 comments

  • strawberryluna

    strawberryluna said 6 years ago

    Whoa, I love these fabric choices... Congrats on being the featured seller too, well deserved.

  • aBreathofFrenchair

    aBreathofFrenchair said 6 years ago

    Congrats! I love your products!

  • VintageJamie

    VintageJamie said 6 years ago

    Wow, she has lovely items! :)

  • CatchTheEye

    CatchTheEye said 6 years ago

    I love a good rocking horse. Great article!

  • julessabjewelry

    julessabjewelry said 6 years ago

    Mari! These are fabulous! I'm a bag FREAK and now I have a new source! Watch out hubby, I may not buy shoes, but BAGS are a necessity. By the way, if you're interested, I just watched a fascinating documentary on Russian prison Tattoos - very real life and kind of scary at the same time - it's called "Mark of Cain" by the director Alix Lambert.

  • adrienneaudrey

    adrienneaudrey said 6 years ago

    great bags, I love the patterns!

  • TwinkleStarCrafts

    TwinkleStarCrafts said 6 years ago

    These are terrific. I love the aqua blue plaid!

  • AndisAccessories

    AndisAccessories said 6 years ago

    Your creations are wonderful! Thanks for sharing your story. I also have a wooden rocking horse made by my Dad, who is now gone, but his workmanship lives on. It is missing it's mane, but still rocking!!

  • AndisAccessories
  • IchaPhotography

    IchaPhotography said 6 years ago

    Mari, I'm happy to get to know you a little bit. Congrats for your succes, love your bags... I hope, life will give you what you want in the future. Best, Ayca

  • RainyPenguinVintage

    RainyPenguinVintage said 6 years ago

    Ahh, these plaids are fantastic. I love them! Jeanne

  • Ayca

    Ayca said 6 years ago

    Great article!Thanks for sharing !

  • ikabags

    ikabags said 6 years ago

    So happy for you !

  • FoundDays

    FoundDays said 6 years ago

    Beautiful products!

  • manvsgeorge

    manvsgeorge said 6 years ago

    Love this post, and mariforssell's creations...great patterns to add some kick to the designs! :-)

  • NaturalAmber

    NaturalAmber said 6 years ago

    Wow, I am in love, I mean in LOVE with your bags! Thanks for doing this interview and letting us know you a little better :)

  • polkadotmagpie

    polkadotmagpie said 6 years ago

    Beautiful bags...I want one! Nice to meet you.

  • thestapeliacompany

    thestapeliacompany said 6 years ago

    Love. Love. Love. :)

  • GottaHaveThatPurse

    GottaHaveThatPurse said 6 years ago

    Beautiful pieces and a true inspiration. Thank you Mari.

  • treasuredarling

    treasuredarling said 6 years ago

    Beautiful bags!!

  • LNZart

    LNZart said 6 years ago

    Love the designs! Thanks for sharing.

  • Beesnetta

    Beesnetta said 6 years ago

    Love, love your patterns and color choices!

  • CupcakesandPinups

    CupcakesandPinups said 6 years ago

    Love the bags!

  • LoveandLust

    LoveandLust said 6 years ago

    Beautiful!

  • TheNightjar

    TheNightjar said 6 years ago

    wow love these professional looking bags- !

  • joyoustreasures

    joyoustreasures said 6 years ago

    Wow, those are really cool bags! Gorgeous!

  • TheCyanPepper

    TheCyanPepper said 6 years ago

    Nice to meet you, Mari! I love how you embrace the serendipity in life!

  • vickiorion

    vickiorion said 6 years ago

    those are some great bags that look incredibly well made!

  • CherriesSwim

    CherriesSwim said 6 years ago

    I adore these bags! So Cute :)

  • SatuKallioDesign

    SatuKallioDesign said 6 years ago

    Greetings from Helsinki! Nice bags, keep on going! Ja tsemppiä, kuten Suomessa sanotaan! :)

  • StringsnTings

    StringsnTings said 6 years ago

    Incredible work, I have such a weakness for colorful plaid. I can't stop looking at these bags!

  • KettleConfections

    KettleConfections said 6 years ago

    Very stylish and chic messenger bags! I love the simple yet colorful patterns you choose for your fabrics. Congrats for making Etsy featured seller :)

  • StephenEdwardGraphic

    StephenEdwardGraphic said 6 years ago

    Cool stuff!!!!

  • vistahsoap

    vistahsoap said 6 years ago

    Nice getting to know you! Love your bags and fabric choices!

  • jcjewelrydesign

    jcjewelrydesign said 6 years ago

    Wow, you are so talented! Love your bags~

  • TandRHandweaving

    TandRHandweaving said 6 years ago

    Very pretty and original work, great bags!

  • SweetPeaToad

    SweetPeaToad said 6 years ago

    I love your stuff! It's nice to know another artist on Etsy. Congratulations!

  • beachglassshop

    beachglassshop said 6 years ago

    Your talent is second to none - congratulations on your beautiful items!

  • RomanceCatsAndWhimsy

    RomanceCatsAndWhimsy said 6 years ago

    What an inspirational read! Congratulations on your success. After seeing your bags I can see why - very classy. Thank you for sharing your story.

  • angelasglassstudio

    angelasglassstudio said 6 years ago

    Awesome! I just purchased that cute pink and orange iPod Touch case! Woo Hoo!

  • artofjane

    artofjane said 6 years ago

    Nice article. I love the ipod case and the inspiration.

  • yaelfran

    yaelfran said 6 years ago

    wonderful shop. CONGRATS!!!

  • Weloveit

    Weloveit said 6 years ago

    i LOVE reading about the featured sellers ! really nice article !!! xoxo Nathaly

  • AZCreativeStudio

    AZCreativeStudio said 6 years ago

    Great interview! Love your work!:)

  • PassionFlowerVintage

    PassionFlowerVintage said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work!!

  • opheliasarmoire

    opheliasarmoire said 6 years ago

    love your products and style! congrats....ophelia

  • transienttreasures

    transienttreasures said 6 years ago

    FS is one of my favorite Etsy features---and this one is just GREAT. LOVE the unique bags. The clean lines and funky hardware just ROCK! :~)

  • ashleyvazoulas

    ashleyvazoulas said 6 years ago

    I have loved your stuff forever! So glad to see your featured!

  • thekarmatree

    thekarmatree said 6 years ago

    I think you've done a fabulous job with your shop - pics are superb and the look is so cohesive and professional. Great pick for featured seller, congrats!!!

  • joajewellery

    joajewellery said 6 years ago

    Fabulous products and a really interesting interview...Scandinavia, UK, Nebraska.....where next?

  • lindaketelhut

    lindaketelhut said 6 years ago

    Your bags and cases are terrific! I Loved being introduced to your work. Thanks for sharing your background.

  • junkyardglitter

    junkyardglitter said 6 years ago

    I love these bags. Been saving up!

  • karuski

    karuski said 6 years ago

    Her work is beautiful with all smart details. Happy to read an interview from someone who is originally from my country!

  • lulykstudio

    lulykstudio said 6 years ago

    Wonderful Bags, congrats on the article!

  • mariforssell

    mariforssell said 6 years ago

    I'm here all smiles reading your comments. Thanks so much, love you all:)

  • FerntreeStudio

    FerntreeStudio said 6 years ago

    Love the bright plaids! :)

  • AvianInspirations

    AvianInspirations said 6 years ago

    With so many wonderful shops on Etsy, I can't possibly see all of them. So, I love reading about featured sellers! The Stash bags are awesome...and I will be needing a new camera bag this year.

  • talchen

    talchen said 6 years ago

    wonderful!

  • SatinandBirch

    SatinandBirch said 6 years ago

    She does amazing work, hurray for handmade.

  • gnormyle

    gnormyle said 6 years ago

    very nice I was born American but I am 1/2 Finnish

  • sullijean

    sullijean said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous colors and textures, a beautiful functional collection!

  • sweetpoppycat

    sweetpoppycat said 6 years ago

    What beautiful purses. I can't believe I have never run across them. Thanks Etsy for bringing this shop to my attention.

  • SillyBuddy

    SillyBuddy said 6 years ago

    Very beautiful shop - the passion can definitely be seen through the details and craftsmanship of her items. Lovely work - Congrats on the well deserved featured seller!

  • DanceLikeIts1492

    DanceLikeIts1492 said 6 years ago

    LOVE the bags. Great eye for design. Thanks for sharing!

  • gingerandgems

    gingerandgems said 6 years ago

    I absolutely LOVE your bags, so much fun!! I also appreciate your advice. As a new seller with purchases only from family I always appreciate advice from more experienced etsy sellers. Thanks!

  • LeafandInk

    LeafandInk said 6 years ago

    Fantastic creations Mari!!! We love hearing about our friends all over the world here in Etsy land! Come visit us and see what we're up to in beautiful Portland, Oregon USA! SUBSCRIBE to our new blog and stay tuned for FREE GIVE AWAYS coming soon! http://leafandink.wordpress.com/

  • TheZestyDesk

    TheZestyDesk said 6 years ago

    Congrats on being a featured seller! How awesome that you have been able to live in and be influenced by so many different places!

  • Morado

    Morado said 6 years ago

    Congratulations!! Such a lovely shop :o)

  • sarahknightdesign

    sarahknightdesign said 6 years ago

    Wow- these are awesome:) Lots of talent! Congrats on the feature Mari!

  • williamsportcharms

    williamsportcharms said 6 years ago

    Beautiful fabrics!

  • StudioCherie

    StudioCherie said 6 years ago

    Lovely designs!

  • AngelElements

    AngelElements said 6 years ago

    I am going to tweet this. These bags are amazing.. I wish I didn't buy mine already *&&*^!!!!!!! But fav

  • bustle

    bustle said 6 years ago

    I'm proud to call Mari my friend, and I told her long ago she would be a featured seller at some point. She is humble about her talents, and has a keen eye for design. And I LOVE her house!!!!! I told you so Mari :)

  • PlaiderPillar

    PlaiderPillar said 6 years ago

    Good job, girl! Omaha loves you!!

  • FAIRYTALE13

    FAIRYTALE13 said 6 years ago

    CONGRATS ON BEING THE FEATURED SELLER - I AM LOVING YOUR DESIGNS - MY CHRISTMAS WISH LIST JUST GOT A LITTLE LONGER!!!! HAPPY ETSYING X

  • sansmap

    sansmap said 6 years ago

    great interview - - i love your choice in fabrics, especially the houndstooth and herringbone!

  • ErikaPrice

    ErikaPrice said 6 years ago

    Congrats on being featured! Great interview and fabulous designs - especially love the fabrics!

  • lovelandmisc

    lovelandmisc said 6 years ago

    I am a lucky one to already possess a wonderful iPad bag and other amazing custom work. Mari is amazing, I can vouch for that.

  • annieWHERE

    annieWHERE said 6 years ago

    Congrats on being featured seller. Beautiful interview and such nice, clean functional design. I will be visiting your shop in the future. p.s. lived in Finland (for several years) and been to Omaha several times...and greatly enjoyed both places! Best wishes and smiles.

  • RamshackleStudio

    RamshackleStudio said 6 years ago

    Congats!!! So nice to see a fellow Nebraskan featured!

  • artsyclay

    artsyclay said 6 years ago

    Congratulations! Wishing you much success!

  • baconsquarefarm

    baconsquarefarm said 6 years ago

    Well deserved Featured Seller your workmanship is incredible~ wish you continued success as well. :)

  • twirlaway

    twirlaway said 6 years ago

    I love these bags! All the best!

  • WallStarGraphics

    WallStarGraphics said 6 years ago

    So talented. Love the fabric/hardware combinations.

  • ZeppoAprons

    ZeppoAprons said 6 years ago

    Great bags.... Good luck and congratulations....

  • HMCollections

    HMCollections said 6 years ago

    I love the way the fabric stands out in your photos they look so warm to wear for the winter time...:)

  • anotherghostquilts

    anotherghostquilts said 6 years ago

    Lovely. I share your love for fabric. All the best with your shop!

  • tkpdesigns

    tkpdesigns said 6 years ago

    Have to say - I LOVE your stuff, the bags are all gorgeous! Congrats on your success, and here's to years more!

  • vdojenn

    vdojenn said 6 years ago

    these are wayyy more stylish than my plan ol' laptop bag.

  • lechouchou

    lechouchou said 6 years ago

    wow! Wonderful work!

  • thecraftpantry

    thecraftpantry said 6 years ago

    There's a whole lot of lovely here! Way to go!

  • EcoChicHandKnits

    EcoChicHandKnits said 6 years ago

    Oh how funny I just favorited one of your items just the other day...and now here you are! Your items are absolutely amazing and one of your DSLR bags are already my Christmas list! I hope you still have some then ;)

  • MiniCyn

    MiniCyn said 6 years ago

    J'adore! I wish I had an ipad just so I can get one of those :)

  • beebooblossom

    beebooblossom said 6 years ago

    Beautiful designs!! Wishing you lots of continued success in the future!

  • XPoppysWickedGardenX

    XPoppysWickedGardenX said 6 years ago

    great work! congrats on being featured:)

  • loveprintz

    loveprintz said 6 years ago

    Essential needs done with style...fantastic

  • LuBluDesigns

    LuBluDesigns said 6 years ago

    Great items! You are very creative. Thanks for sharing

  • PollyPainting

    PollyPainting said 6 years ago

    Gotta chime in to say I've ordered a little change purse/key chain for my daughter from Stash. The workmanship, durability and design are wonderful!

  • indigotwin

    indigotwin said 6 years ago

    Great stuff! Congrats and many wishes for a successful future!

  • lindageez

    lindageez said 6 years ago

    Just beautiful! I love your shop!

  • tamarindesigns

    tamarindesigns said 6 years ago

    Excellent! I heart-ed you earlier this summer while searching for other shops in Nebraska (I was two hours from Omaha)...and have wanting one of your adorable and stylish i-pod touch cases for a while now! Will soon. Great interview and awesome shop!

  • madeforfun

    madeforfun said 6 years ago

    Excellent collection! Your photos are super, showing all the great details in your construction. Good luck and loads!!

  • bombshellstudios

    bombshellstudios said 6 years ago

    Wow, gorgeous bags, wonderful photos. Congrats!

  • thepixelprince

    thepixelprince said 6 years ago

    Love the iPod cases

  • bluerthanblue

    bluerthanblue said 6 years ago

    You are a genius!

  • ElizabethPawle

    ElizabethPawle said 6 years ago

    I love your bags - my ipod lives in a sock so perhaps its time I treated it to a new home!

  • rakshniyavintage

    rakshniyavintage said 6 years ago

    I've been a fan of stash since my early days on Etsy! Mari does a wonderful job - her items are so lovely :)

  • glasfaden

    glasfaden said 6 years ago

    Stylish shop! I love your choices of fabric and also the illustration you use as your photo.

  • KMalinka

    KMalinka said 6 years ago

    Very lovely items!

  • Minnie829

    Minnie829 said 6 years ago

    Your products are a work of art, very stylish!

  • VivaGailBeads

    VivaGailBeads said 6 years ago

    great bags

  • woolgatherings

    woolgatherings said 6 years ago

    One of my favorite Etsy sellers - so happy to see her featured! I have two of her bags and I absolutely adore them. I seriously want to buy about 10 more in every shape, size and fabric.

  • StudioCybele

    StudioCybele said 6 years ago

    Beautiful products!

  • TeaAndCeremony

    TeaAndCeremony said 6 years ago

    Loving the messenger bags so much. Tehy all scream Winter in Helsinki!

  • filofashion

    filofashion said 6 years ago

    Woow super !!Great Bags !! Thank you :)))

  • saltatelier

    saltatelier said 6 years ago

    I was looking at these bags a couple days ago:)

  • pennymasquerade

    pennymasquerade said 6 years ago

    What beautiful designs! I love the mustard/turquoise plaid. Just stunning. Congratulations on featured seller! :)

  • littleseeta

    littleseeta said 6 years ago

    lovely work!! yay for omaha, ne too! =)

  • LAccentNou

    LAccentNou said 6 years ago

    Love your work!

  • JillianReneDecor

    JillianReneDecor said 6 years ago

    Wow! Great pieces! Best wishes!

  • soapopotamus

    soapopotamus said 6 years ago

    Congrats! Very well done! :D

  • whimhandmadejewelry

    whimhandmadejewelry said 6 years ago

    Great pieces, great interview! This feature is well-deserved, congrats! :D

  • Trefemmes

    Trefemmes said 6 years ago

    Love Love Love. Do you do wholesale? would love to carry your product in my shop.

  • battic

    battic said 6 years ago

    Beautiful fabric choices and HURRAH for a Nebraska seller featured! :D (I miss the Midwest)

  • shipwreckdandy

    shipwreckdandy said 6 years ago

    Pretty

  • editionbw

    editionbw said 6 years ago

    congratulations on your feature Mari! Gorgeous sense of fabrics... beautiful plaids!

  • stubborndog

    stubborndog said 6 years ago

    Yay Omaha crafters! Congratulations :-)

  • shizendesigns

    shizendesigns said 6 years ago

    Love, love, love your bags. I have a serious case of addiction to bags, so I will go to your shop now and dream of which one to get. I am thinking of small messenger bag. I love the tweed fabric. It's gonna be hard to pick one!

  • HeyZee

    HeyZee said 6 years ago

    Great style!

  • GoodGriefGlass

    GoodGriefGlass said 6 years ago

    Inspired design!

  • rozzie

    rozzie said 6 years ago

    Great Feature, thanks for sharing her with us Etsy!! love the quality of the look!

  • NancyvdBoom

    NancyvdBoom said 6 years ago

    Congratz on the Feature! You have a wonderful shop. I have a bags addiction too and was very much tempted. I will be back to look around! Enjoy your art and shop.

  • ambette

    ambette said 6 years ago

    Mari, I'm a long time admirer of your work. In fact I was just looking longingly at your shop this morning! Congrats on the feature - you're one of my Etsy favourites!

  • mhandmade

    mhandmade said 6 years ago

    I love my Stash iPad case. I sometimes use it as my handbag so I'll be back to get another one, just waiting for the right fabric to catch my eye. You do meticulous work! So glad you're featured.

  • LeafandInk

    LeafandInk said 6 years ago

    We keep coming back again and again to view these amazing creations! http://leafandink.wordpress.com/

  • HelloShoes

    HelloShoes said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work nice read:)

  • LemonberryStudios

    LemonberryStudios said 6 years ago

    Congrats on being featured!!! Very nice product line and your iPod cases are great. I hope you decide to do one for the Nano - I would definitely buy one!

  • amoronia

    amoronia said 6 years ago

    Lovely!

  • janicewd

    janicewd said 6 years ago

    I love your handbags. I like how they look very tailored and strong. The patterns are lovely and I especially like the plaids. Congrats on your success!

  • louloubel27

    louloubel27 said 6 years ago

    You products are so well made, I love these bags the leather accents are fab! congrates on the feature well deserved.

  • BeautifulSoaps

    BeautifulSoaps said 6 years ago

    Love your bags, love your photos!

  • italiacraft

    italiacraft said 6 years ago

    Beautiful bags! I love how you present your work. I wish the best!!!

  • PamplemousseAndBean

    PamplemousseAndBean said 6 years ago

    The most beautiful plaids!

  • ArcSquare

    ArcSquare said 6 years ago

    that iPod Touch case is beautiful!!!

  • jelvehdesigns

    jelvehdesigns said 6 years ago

    love the red polka dot bag...all your work is great...

  • loreliekaydesigns

    loreliekaydesigns said 6 years ago

    Nice to see a Neighbor as a featured seller! Beautiful work!!

  • knitteddnonsense

    knitteddnonsense said 6 years ago

    OMG!!! you do such AMAZING work! you must need a HEAVY DUTY sewing machine for all of it. and i also have a quesion: is that tweed i see you using alot, or is it canvas?

  • knitteddnonsense

    knitteddnonsense said 6 years ago

    I ADORE that yellow/pink/green plaid bag in the third pic. congrats, mari!! VERY well done!

  • bhangtiez

    bhangtiez said 6 years ago

    Wow, such a cool product. Congrats!

  • pasin

    pasin said 6 years ago

    Love these bags

  • miscolores

    miscolores said 6 years ago

    wow! so talented, congratulations!

  • syko

    syko said 6 years ago

    Hello from Helsinki! Loving your bags and your crisp product photos!

  • Americansockmonkey

    Americansockmonkey said 6 years ago

    I love the tweedy, sturdy fabrics you use. Congrats!

  • Gaberiel

    Gaberiel said 6 years ago

    Hi Mari, I love how innovative your items are. Great craftsmanship, too. Well done!

  • BeesAndTrees

    BeesAndTrees said 6 years ago

    Totally rad bags, man. I may have to get rid of my hand-me-down projector bag and upgrade to one of these. I think my laptop deserves to have as nice a residence as me.

  • 1AEON

    1AEON said 6 years ago

    pretty, nerdy, preppy, but lovable!!

  • teepetals

    teepetals said 6 years ago

    wow your items are beautiful!!!

  • lieslmilford

    lieslmilford said 6 years ago

    Such a wonderful article...thanks for sharing. And such great items...so crisp and beautiful in colors! Absolutely love your wares!

  • StorkandMe

    StorkandMe said 6 years ago

    Very nice!

  • lorenabr

    lorenabr said 6 years ago

    Great article and great designs.Love the fabrics and the cut.

  • dandeliondaydreamer

    dandeliondaydreamer said 6 years ago

    congratulations! I spent 4 months in Finland and love anyone and everything that comes from there :) Your designs are fab, I'm off to explore your shop!

  • piecesofelises

    piecesofelises said 6 years ago

    I was shocked when you said you were currently in Omaha, my hometown and where I live now. Congrats on being a featured seller!

  • camstudiostore

    camstudiostore said 6 years ago

    Beautiful bags! Love DSLR!!!!

  • catheholden

    catheholden said 6 years ago

    Can I tell you how flattered I am to find my blog mentioned in your excellent feature?! I, just like so many others, am in love with your work!! I have hearted your shop and will absolutely have your bags on my wish list for the holidays.

  • BlueGremlin

    BlueGremlin said 6 years ago

    i browse your shop alot and love your simple,well made, very practical items......congrats on featured seller status!!!!

  • DeniseFiberArt

    DeniseFiberArt said 6 years ago

    You are making such beautiful bags of any size and colourful,i love your work and the fabric,the texture,the design.I like to work with fabric like you, create picture mostely from batik and hundred percent cotton, embelished with embroidery thread,and then framed like a painting.Congratulation your so talented.Denise

  • KeepEvolving

    KeepEvolving said 6 years ago

    Fabulous bags!

  • germanshepard

    germanshepard said 6 years ago

    Nice designs. Love them.

  • Indiandollartworks

    Indiandollartworks said 6 years ago

    Awesome bags!

  • pinglemonster

    pinglemonster said 6 years ago

    like them so much

  • mariforssell

    mariforssell said 6 years ago

    Thanks again for all your lovely comments:)

  • underanewlight

    underanewlight said 6 years ago

    Very unique and beautiful designs! Congratulations for the featured seller :D!

  • SweetmadeSoap

    SweetmadeSoap said 6 years ago

    I really like your products. You must have a great sewing machine...but what is better is your sheer creativity! Have fun!

  • MoonDanceTextiles

    MoonDanceTextiles said 6 years ago

    I'm liking your blend of hardware and "software"...

  • crossesofclay

    crossesofclay said 6 years ago

    Neato iPod stash! I like. Blessings to your business ;)

  • fibrefun

    fibrefun said 6 years ago

    What great groducts. Very professional!

  • ElizabethOHara

    ElizabethOHara said 6 years ago

    Really great interview - and fantastic, fun items!

  • uhhhduhhh

    uhhhduhhh said 6 years ago

    I'm new to Etsy & very happy that I happened across your page. WONDERFUL bags (which happen to be my weakness)

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