Who are you and what do you do? I’m a recovering elementary school teacher turned entrepreneur. Just kidding – I still substitute teach the little ones and really enjoy it, but creating accessories is now my full time job. I love kids’ literature so I use a lot of it in my creations. I make […]
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Who are you and what do you do? I’m a self-taught hand weaver living and working in Walla Walla, WA. I make handwoven wearables for men and women. I do a lot of research on traditional weaving patterns and then like to put my own twist on them, such as exaggerating a pattern or changing […]
Who are you and what do you do? Nuflours was created in 2011 out of the want for delicious baked goods to share with family and friends, regardless of dietary restrictions. Owners and gluten-free themselves, Amanda & Phebe strive to make all their products enjoyable for the gluten free and gluten-full eater. They currently bake […]
Who are you and what do you do? I am Tripper Dungan, and I make 3D paintings. You can find me here. What’s the latest thing you’ve been working on? I’ve been working on smaller paintings that have more of a narrative to them. I’d like to think my bigger paintings generally tell a story […]
Knit Mitts from UCU Sponsor Texture Clothing! It’s getting cold out and these fingerless mittens are just what you need to keep your hands and forearms warm while walking the dog, riding your bike or holding a cold beer! Plus they are made from fabric that would normally go to the landfill! To enter this drawing, share your favorite […]
Who are you and what do you do? Attic Journals is made up of the husband/wife team of Michelle Sanders and Miguel Salinas. Since 2004 we’ve grown Attic Journals into a burgeoning business that works hard to be as sustainable as possible from our home in Portland, Oregon. By working with schools and libraries around […]
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Jaime Schmidt and I am the owner of Schmidt’s Deodorant. How far will you be traveling to come to UCU? I’ll be making the drive from our hometown of Portland up to beautiful Seattle. Is this a full-time business for you? Oh yes! More […]
Who are you and what do you do? I’m a nature nerd and artist, focusing on Salish Sea & Pacific Northwest ecosystems, plants and animals. What’s the latest thing you’ve been working on? After becoming a certified Salish Sea naturalist this past spring, I spent this past summer on the San Juan island getting to […]
Who are you and what do you do? We are Megan McKean and Agnieszka Zoltowski, and we are the creators behind Matchbox Studio based in Portland, OR. We make jewelry combining geometric bronze shapes with tiny handwoven glass beads using an ancient bead-weaving technique called Peyote stitch. As you can imagine, we’re detail-oriented and extremely […]
Who are you and what do you do? I am a self taught emerging clothing and costume designer. I love to make clothing that has a retro and old Hollywood feel with a twist something that make the clothing whimsical and one of a kind. Maybe I do this by adding little details flowers, ruffles or […]