Our Ohio neighbors are creatively making many crafts in their free time:

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Sarah Mellington-Smith and Ben Smith of Wilmington, Ohio: “The Bearsmith”

Hand-knitted and customized (color, lettering. logos, etc.) bears, plus cats, foxes & more. Including Memory Bears made from clothes of a loved one. From $30 (lower based on quantity ordered).

Visit www.facebook.com/TheBearsmiths

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Mary Tedrick, of New Vienna, Ohio

Hand-woven yarn hats in assorted colors. $10. Email [email protected]


Pam Bills, of Martinsville, Ohio

Crocheted flower pillows. Made in a variety of fall colors or can make in color of your choice. Fabric and zippered back for easy removal/cleaning. Cost $25.

Pam Bills at [email protected] or call/text 602-377-0031.


Martha Worstine, of Wilmington, Ohio

I make quilts for baby gifts. Colors vary as per each request. $45.

[email protected]


Sisters’ Primitive, of Leesburg, Ohio

This beautiful window for $50 is among the many re-purposed items made by Sisters’ Primitive — Donna Smith and Diana Davis. Check it out on Facebook @SistersPrimitives.


Donna Rolston, of Sabina, Ohio

I make reversible dog bandannas. Designs vary. Most Halloween ones reverse to a Christmas pattern. Sizes from tiny to a few in large. $5.00 each. [email protected] or call 937-584-4628.

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