Five Hatters to follow on Etsy – Invest Medicine Hat

Five Hatters to follow on Etsy

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Medicine Hat has a creative sector of entrepreneurs who have opted for online shops instead of traditional brick-and mortar locales. Having an online shop allows Hatters to start their business at home and reach an international clientele. We scouted Etsy to find home-based businesses that have gained traction and continue to develop unique product and a growing clientele.

  1. Cool Bean Designs

Saara Parry sews insulated lunch totes, iPad cases, wristlets and customized pieces, made with durable materials and funky patterns, including one reminiscent of the Medicine Hat teepee.  The online shop opened last year after she decided to turn her passion for sewing into a business and, with five-star reviews from happy customers, her creations are sure to be seen in lunchrooms and dance studios. A perk for customers in Medicine Hat: shipping is free.

  1. Tara’s Cozy Creations

Filled with plush nursery sets and whimsical mermaid tails, Tara’s Cozy Creations is sure to gain more attention. All of the items all sewn by a local mom who swapped careers after baby gifts she had made for friends and family gained popularity. Tara’s shop has more than 600 loyal admirers and an average of five stars from 2,900 reviews.

  1. 5 Snowflake Designs

With the temperature on the rise as we head into summer in Canada’s sunniest city, it would be wise to stock up on the freezie holder pattern.  Continuing with the trend of Hatters’ talent with fabric, reviewers are saying the crochet patterns provide provide easy to follow directions for adorable children’s accessories. With good reviews and a growing list of admirers, we’ll be sure to see more cool designs from owner Ramona.

  1. Rapscallion Designs

From an Ewok sticker collection to peas to carrot best friend necklaces, Rapscallion designs is filled with some truly funky décor and jewelry. Owner Amy began her entrepreneurial career in first grade with a greeting card company and operates her business online with a few market appearances. The designs are a favourite of 12,000 shoppers and counting.

  1. Day & Co. Jewelry

Owner and mom of two children, Dayna creates simple and unique pendants and bracelets designs for moms and their children. The ‘mama bear’ and diffuser jewelry have earned praise from clients for quality and speed of shipping.