Miniature: min-i-a-ture (noun) 1. something small of its kind
First time UCU vendor HOOT Organic Baby Fashion brings forth styles for the adorably miniature people in our lives. Run by Suzy who began making clothes and accessories for babies 19 months ago when her daughter Sadie was born. After spending years as a designer for Nordstrom's she decided to open her own super cute dress store, Frock Shop, on Phinney Ridge here in Seattle. So Suzy...
UCU: What is your favorite part about Urban Craft Uprising or other large-scale craft shows?
HO: The variety of interesting work from talented artists.
UCU: What is one thing you consider to be a helpful tip for having a successful craft fair visit?
HO: Have patience and bring cash
UCU: What sets your company apart from others who offer similar products?
HO: There aren’t a lot of children’s designer in the show, so that helps me stand out a bit. My line is organic and handmade to a really high standard. I use a lot of original prints and fabric combinations that are eye catching and adorable.
UCU: What do you like best about crafting/creating your product?
HO: I love being in control of my own designs, especially coming from corporate design; it’s very freeing.
UCU: Is there something you are hoping to shop for, a treasure you'd like to find at this year's Summer UCU?
HO: I would like to connect with more Seattle stockists.
Check out the HOOT Organic line here: