Supporting Small: Featured Makers

Since starting Little Leaf Crochet, I have met some great people and discovered some amazing makers.  I love that as I grow I can support others to grow too.  I wanted to share with you some of my recent loves.

First, as a new blogger and crocheter, I needed a logo.  I love pink and green and oddly enough I also love Fall, so I combined my favorite colors with leaves. And the staple crochet hook of course! Working with a designer I found on Etsy, WhimsicalLogoShop was an absolute pleasure. She worked with me on color tone, style and many changes. I later contacted her for more upgrades and additional files and she was quick to respond and very helpful in explaining to me on how to use my logos.

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As you have seen from some of my posts, I have a growing custom crochet hook collection. Some I use all the time and others I consider too precious and they are on display in my home. In my logo is a crochet hook and, for me, I believe the crochet hook is the main symbol of crochet.  I have purchased many hooks from many makers. All are amazing and unique and expertly crafted. Featured here are my Midas Touch Gold Leaf Ergo hooks from HarperBabyshop I love the comfort and the style and my two custom slim hooks “Believe” and “Live Laugh Love”.  Angie is a great artist and a very sweet person I have loved getting to know.

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I recently saw a giveaway for a wood logo where the maker burned the birch with the design. I immediately had to have one. What a unique and clever way to display your logo organically.  Rachel at WoodBurnCorner did an amazing job. You should check her work out. She has a variety of items she can customize for you on beautiful wood pieces.

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Being a crocheter, I wanted to label my work in some way. Whether hats or sweaters or afghans. I purchased two forms of doing this. Fabric labels and wood button labels. Both turned out amazing and I am so happy using them. I got my wood tags from MapleAndRose and the fabric labels from BorderCityQuilts.  Both shops were very easy to work with and made sure I would be happy with my order before they began to make them.

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Thanks for letting me share with you some amazing makers. Maybe I will do this more often. The world is full of talented and hard working people. They all deserve to be featured!

Happy Making!

-Amber

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