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Meet : For the Makers

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In the "American Made" section of the April issue of Living, you'll find a small piece on the fairly new company For the Makers. For the Makers is a subscription based company with a bit of a twist: sign up and receive a kit in the mail with all the supplies needed to make a certain craft: a necklace with oversize beads, a patterned zip pouch, a tassel key ring, and so much more.

Founders Janet Crowther and Katie Convington, both jewelry designers, had the genius idea to save money on paper and put all their how-to content online. I love the simple, straightforward format of their instructions. Once you receive your box in the mail, hop on their website to reference the instructions and get to work!

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Packages come with all you need to get crafting: it saves you a trip to various supply stores and the expense of buying more materials than what you actually need.

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One of my favorite projects on their site is this floral embroidery project.

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Check out the article on page 152 of Living to learn more about this unique small business. Click here for more information on For the Makers.

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