Maker Series: Greg & Amy Eibel of Little Chicago Clothing Company

In a region known for it's work ethic, it's no surprise to find such dedicated, born-and-bred makers like Amy and Greg Eibel. The duo runs their apparel business, Little Chicago Clothing Company, as a side hustle in the time that they have left after teaching all day long. Not only that, but they're also part of the team that runs Canton's Print & Press, a handcrafted goods boutique which features local-to-Ohio artists and their work. Astonished? So are we. Read on to discover what fuels the couple's drive to constantly create and how they find new ways to consistently contribute to the community... and maybe you'll snag a great recipe for elbow grease while you're at it!

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Maker Series: Carly Moran of Public Dove

Here at The Cleveland Flea, Public Dove proprietor Carly Moran is known for two things: her upbeat attitude and her impeccable taste in the vintage women's clothing and accessories... and with a culinary background in pastries, she pretty much has this "sweet" thing nailed down. Read on to learn more about how Carly turned a life of pastries into a business of petticoats and pencil skirts.

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Maker Series: Jason Horinger of Birchwood Supply Co.

Our jaws hit the floor every time we watch the Birchwood Supply Co. truck unload at The Flea. Jason, the owner of Birchwood, always leans more towards "going big" than "going home" with is merch, and we know that our shoppers love him for that. Not only is Birchwood Supply Co. present each month during The Cleveland Flea, but Jason also runs a brick-and-mortar storefront in Akron. Read on to hear more about the growth of this favorite Flea veteran over the years. 

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Maker Series: Valerie Mayèn of Yellowcakeshop

Armed with a collection full of well-placed pleats, streamlined jackets and dresses, and tees featuring iconic catchphrases, you can find Valerie Mayèn of Yellokwcakeshop every month as a season pass holder during the 2016 Cleveland Flea season. Read more about The Flea's most televised designer and how she's using her previous media exposure to do good in the community.

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Maker Series: Erin and Nate Klees of Articles

Nate and Erin Klees are so integral to the behind-the-scenes of The Cleveland Flea. No, we don't employ them (maybe we should...) but you can bet that you've seen their fantastic vintage pieces in more than one of our photo shoots. We're not afraid to say it: they make us look good. Learn more about the Articles family in their Maker Series interview.

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Maker Series: Laura and Mike Lea of Black Kitten Vintage

Two treasure hunters if we ever met them, Mike and Laura of Black Kitten Vintage religiously stock their booth with some of the quirkiest, silliest, and sometimes just downright scary stuff we've ever seen. They're also known and loved by photographers for their huge selection of vintage and antique cameras. Discover more about the who, what, when, where, and why of Mike and Laura in our Maker Series interview below.

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Maker Series: Brooke Kelsey of Kukuli

Q + A with Brooke of Kukuli

Brooke Kelsey is just one cog in the machine that is Kukuli. The young business is a Cleveland and Lima based pop-up shop and distributor of authentic, handmade Peruvian home goods made by highly-skilled hands using methods passed down through generations. Brooke is joned by partners Abbie and Kate, who develop relationships and source product for the business on the ground in Peru. Read on for more insight into the evolution of their business thus far.

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