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Boondocks Babies

American Made Since 2011

Angela Kipling & Nancy Victorson

Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Specialize in newborn baby hats, photo props, toddler and kids hats. Handmade hats for cold climate babies and kids. We ship all over the world!

Tell us about your business.

Making Newborn hats and kids hats for photo props and every day use is our business. Stitch by stitch, hat by hat, we have made Boondocks Babies Shop the place to go for handmade knitted hats for babies and toddlers. Custom orders and coming up with new patterns is the best part of my work week. The business is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan right on the border with Canada. We come from a small town and with family legacy of artists and down right crafty people. Where we come from we still “do it yourself”. We join 4-H, bake bread, grow gardens, work hard and most of all find great joy in creating things with our bare hands. Knitting is a craft Angela has learned over time from her family, and especially her mother Nancy. She remembers as a girl bringing her her one set of long knitting needles and asking her to cast on enough stitches to get started. The birth of Angela's daughter sparked Boondocks Babies where a loved craft has turned into a business.

What makes your business stand out?

Two words: Custom Orders! Just about anything you dream up can be created. Clients come to Boondocks Babies because each hat is made by hand and is unique. We shop local and use Michigan made yarn whenever possible. To learn more about our store visit boondocksbabies.blogspot.com This small business equals one on one customer service and attention to detail that just can't be found from a box store.
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Mark Your Calendar

  • WINNERS ANNOUNCED
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winner and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • AMERICAN MADE MEETUP
    Nov. 7, 2014

    Join Martha at the American Made Summit kickoff cocktail party.

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  • AMERICAN MADE SUMMIT
    Nov. 8, 2014

    Don’t miss our networking event and maker lecture series in New York City.

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  • RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR
    Nov. 15 - 16, 2014

    Shop for holiday gifts at the Martha Stewart American Made Pavilion.

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