Spring is in the air...
Flagrant blossoms waft in the breeze. The sun is warm against your skin. Bees buzz while birds sing and the world awakens again. Let us take a stroll..
This box was inspired by the mural work of Louise Jones of Ouizi.Art
**Pre-Orders for the Painting Blossoms Box will remain open until April 16th.**
Featuring the work of:
Tina Tse from Tina.say.knits
Fatima from Aquarius_Make
Irine from Ubebe.Beads
Lauren from Rustic Glory Soap Co.
Meet the Artists:
"Painting Blossoms Shawl" pattern-
Tina is an American-born Chinese from Queens, NY, currently living in Metro Detroit, MI.
She designs and manages a team that works on industrial knitting machines by day and creates hand knitting pattern designs by night.
Tina started her career in the fashion industry as a knitwear specialist, working with designers to execute their knit fabric or garment ideas. Now, she works in the sporting goods industry, developing technical textiles for non-apparel applications.
She has been published in PomPom Quarterly Magazine Issue 25, Nomadic Knits magazine, and LITLG magazine. Tina has worked with KnitCrate on several subscription boxes and was part of Woolfolk’s Autumn/Winter 2019 collection.
Outside of knitting, Tina is passionate about sharing her experiences as an Asian American and advocate for diverse representation of Asian identity.
"Blue Daisy & Primrose" Fingering Weight yarn pairing (100% SW Merino 438yds)- You can now order extra skeins of these colors with your box!
Fatima is the dyer behind Aquarius Make from Hyderabad, India and is based in Michigan, US. She gets her inspiration from nature and things around her, and enjoys dyeing on Superwash yarn bases . Her colors would depend on the mood, and could go from neons to neutrals. It really brings her joy to see when people create beautiful handmade items from her yarn,. You can find Fatima on Instagram @aquarius_make.
"Macaron Blossom" Stitch Marker set- (polymer clay/sterling silver-filled findings)
Irine is a small-batch notions maker in San Diego, California. She finds inspiration in the things she loves: family, food, friends, food, nature, crafting, colors, food, books, movies and shows, food, games, music, and food!!!
More recently, Irine has been learning more about her roots in the modern-day as well as the pre-colonial Philippine Islands, and finding ways to connect culture and crafting. Her favorite part of the journey so far has been sharing it with her crafting buddy, Mojo, the inspiration behind the name for Ubebe Beads!
"Confetti" Handmade soap- 4.5 oz bar
This soap could also be called 'kitchen sink' because it is LOADED with goodness - Avocado, Honey, Goat's milk, Colloidal oats, rose clay, turmeric, green tea, activated charcoal and MUCH more. Scented with a calming blend of Lavender and Eucalyptus essential oils - this soap is beautiful and highly beneficial.
Lauren is the owner and maker behind Rustic Glory Soap Co, based in Evanston, Illinois.
Rustic Glory Soap Company is a Black woman-owned soap and personal care company - born out of a need to find all-natural, nourishing, chemical-free soaps and care products that are also aesthetically pleasing.
Lauren has taken her culinary background and fused it into creating this all-natural line, with the hope of showing others that it is okay to change career paths and pursue what feeds your creativity.
Palm oil free. Almond oil free. Cruelty free.
Ingredients: organic coconut oil, canola oil, Shea butter, mango butter, castor oil, sodium hydroxide, filtered water, activated charcoal, rose clay, honey, goat’s milk powder, turmeric, molasses, honey, oats, kale powder, avocado, coconut milk powder, jojoba oil, kaolin clay, titanium dioxide, cane sugar, sea salt, Essential oils of Lavender and Eucalyptus.
A Download code for the "Painting Blossoms Shawl" will be included in your BIPOC box
**Pre-Orders will remain open until April 16th.**
Limited Quantities- This is a one and done shipment.
Pay What Works:
I want the BIPOC box to be as financially accessible as possible. Therefore the box will be priced on a Pay What Works model. The box is listed at $125, however, by using the coupon codes listed below at checkout, it can be purchased for $115 or $105 based on the honor system and your financial capability.
No coupon code is needed for the full price.
Bipoc1 - $105
Bipoc2 - $115
NO CODE - $125
Orders will ship on the 21st of May.
Choose Shop Pay at checkout to split your purchase into 4 equal installments.