They are a small silkscreen and hand printing studio in the heart of Amsterdam and were founded by Ingrid. She went to art school and has had a long career as stylist for advertisements and run a Fairytale concept store for 12 years. With Love it she found again a way to combine all the things she loved; product design, painting, drawing, fabric design, styling and sewing.
Love it products are carefully hand made in Amsterdam. By Ingrid or by De Zeefdrukmakers (Silkscreenmakers) an Amsterdam based social work space which gives a stable, safe working environment to 50 people. The Scrap Bags are made from the all misprints to reduce fabric waste. Large sewing projects will be outsourced to several social sewing workplaces in Amsterdam, depending on the skills of each atelier.
The plan for the future is to focus on fabric designs & making bag samples and outsource all the shop wholesale orders to these sheltered ateliers and coach them. A dream for Ingrid is to have everyone working in one space!
AT Haynes House Yarns is the brainchild of Terri J. Haynes. Terri, a native Baltimorean, has always had a wide creative streak. A published author, designer and graphic artist, Terri has been knitting from childhood and crocheting since her early adulthood. She began dyeing yarn in 2018 and opened AT Haynes House Yarns in February 2019.
GarnStories is a small artisan hand-dyeing studio located in a small town in Northern Germany. Anke Mönning launched her business in 2015. Back then, she was living in Hamburg, working as a freelance copywriter, and knitting in every spare minute.
Judy Bantli is the dyer behind the yarn company GigglingGecko Yarns. Judy is American but has been living overseas for nearly a decade, first in Singapore, where she met her husband, and now in Switzerland where she lives with her Swiss husband and 15 month old son. In a previous life, Judy was a shoe developer and colour was a big part of her design role, so now she plays with colours on yarn instead of sneakers!