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upcycled garments
1006 S. Sawmill Road
Lake Leelanau, MI 49653

(231) 256-7176
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Baabaazuzu as a line of unique, one-of-a-kind sweaters, jackets and hats for women and men. Sue Burns can thank her husband’s laundry accident for her upcycled garment line. Her husband mistakenly put her favorite wool sweaters into the dryer, and rather than come to tears, Sue dismantled her beloved wears and transformed them into her now international brand. Baabaazuzu came to be in late 1993 after Sue Burns, a gifted graphic designer, cut up the shrunken remains of her favorite sweaters, pieced the fragments together and made jackets with matching hats for her two young daughters. Once the phone began ringing in high demand of her upcycled creations, Sue sought her opportunity to develop an eco-fashion house in Lake Leelanau, MI. In 2008, Baabaazuzu was recognized as a Michigan 50 Company to Watch and in 2009.


Cake Bake Shop
6515 Carrollton Avenue
Broad Ripple, IN 46220

(317) 257-2253
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Every Cake Has A Story. When you walk through the French doors, the rich aroma of the French and Belgian chocolates immediately greets you. The Cake Bake Shop is a place that will fill up your senses. Have a French pressed coffee with a slice of homemade cake or pie. Enjoy a cup of warm sipping chocolate topped with fresh whipped cream and a warm cookie right out of the oven. You can see the locally sourced farm-fresh eggs and the organic milks and creamers nestled in the cooler. Behind the counter, master bakers gently sieve non-bromated flours from Vermont, aluminum-free baking powders & sugars and large pots of French & Belgian Chocolate melting on the stove. Once the oven dings, everything at the Cake Bake Shop has come together to create a truly savory experience. Choose from our list of the best wines & champagnes to accompany any of our cakes, cakelettes, pies & desserts. We make all of our desserts every day from scratch with the best butter, chocolates, fruits, eggs & creams. All this is experienced in our sweet little cottage that has been remodeled into a elegant, sophisticated bake shop with our beautiful French chandeliers and French influenced furniture. The Cake Bake Shop is the perfect place to spend the best part of your day. Let us be part of your story.


Chef D's Rock Power Pizza
italian with a twist
4211 S.W. 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50315

(515) 243-9994
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I was once homeless. I found myself making poor choices and decisions early in life and that landed me homeless. I went looking for employment place to place and was turned down several times. Just before I was getting ready to give up and go back to my old ways I thought I would try one more restaurant and I told that gentleman my story. HE BELIEVED IN ME AND GAVE ME A CHANCE. MY LIFE CHANGED RIGHT THERE. I made a promise to myself that if I ever got the opportunity to be that hope for someone else I would do it. I opened up Chef D's Rock Power Pizza on January 1st 2014. And now I am keeping that promise by feeding the homeless for free every Monday from 5pm to 8pm or until everyone is fed and encouraged. —Chef D


Family Britches
The Finest Clothing for Men, Women, and Boys
39 Elm St
New Canaan, CT 06840

(203) 966-0518
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Over forty years ago, two young men dreamed of a store where customers would become members of an extended family. Shopping could be exciting and convenient. Our budget allowed us to open in a barn building in Chappaqua, carrying jeans and tops. Before long, we moved downtown, expanded our selections and opened in New Canaan in 1977. Customers responded to the friendly, personal service and the merchandise mix. Our stores have grown with the needs of our communities while continuing the commitment to quality and service. The Family Britches difference? The word "family" has a lot to do with it.


Fine Gifts, Pure Pleasures
1530 Winn Hentschel Blvd
West Lafayette, IN 47906

(765) 464-8970
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The most perfect gift for every occassion. A gift from Gretel's is a gift carefully chosen. Always thoughtful and full of love. And of course, because it's from Gretel's, always distinctively unique.


Heavenly Metal
ann arbor's unique boutique
207 E. Ann Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

(734) 663-4247
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Heavenly Metal is a very different kind of gallery/gift shop/boutique. I specialize in apparel, footwear, jewelry, purses and bags, recycled-metal artwork, books, scarves and accessories, home goods, and unique gift items. Tell me this isn’t truly a one-of-kind store featuring handcrafted works by local artists as well as artists from around the globe! Walking through the front door of Heavenly Metal is a breath of fresh air with the store’s soft colors, vintage-finds display pieces, and creative product displays. You’re a visitor. A guest. Come relax and chill in my warm and artful shop. Shop Online.


A Fine Women's Clothier
6410 West Jefferson Blvd
Ft. Wayne, IN 46804

(260) 436-8338
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Named after the archangel of illumination and wisdom, Jophiel is one of the nation's premier fashion boutiques located in Covington Plaza, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Julie Eckert Clancy opened Jophiel in September 1994. There are only a few boutiques of Jophiel's caliber in the United States today. That designation is earned through years of outstanding customer service, designer relationships, exceptional merchandise and a knowledgeable sales staff. outstanding customer service and knowledgeable sales consultants. In November of 2006, Jophiel expanded to 10,000 square feet. This expansion provided the room necessary for new sportswear designers, more shoes, more intimate apparel and a greater range of sizes. Come in and experience Jophiel firsthand!


Main Street Mercantile
Restoring, Recycling, Repurposing Furniture and Artifacts Since 1972
1000 Main Street
Lafayette, IN 47901

(765) 742-8667
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Store + Warehouse Stocked Full! Styles from Victorian to Mid-Century and Industrial Marvelous Miscellaneous Memorabilia! Eclectic essentials for eccentrics!


Exquisit Paper - Home Boutique
15 South West Flagler Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994

(772) 221-8280
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Matilda’s is located in the heart of the Historic Downtown Shopping District of Stuart, Florida. Nestled just a stone’s throw from the river, the boutique instantly captures the essence of beach chic living. Dana Small, the proprietor, demonstrates her flare for design with crisp clean lines, grass cloth walls and a sophisticated palette to merchandise the beautiful products she sells. Dana believes it is much better to give than receive and her love for design and details has landed her this retail opportunity to showcase all her favorite fabulous finds.


Prairie Quilt
Oklahoma's Largest Quilt Shop
101 S Main St.
Hennessey, OK 73742

(405) 853-6801
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We're located an hour north of Oklahoma City in a 100 year old historic building in downtown Hennessey, OK. The store is 6072 square feet jammed packed with over 5000 bolts of quilting fabrics, notions, and Pfaff and Brother sewing and embroidery machines! We are Oklahoma's largest quilt shop! We offer many classes for learning your sewing and embroidery machine, familiarizing you with your software, quilting strategies, serging techniques, discovering your quilting machine, and constructing various sewing, embroidery and quilting projects!


Quilters Quest
A Cut Above The Best!
7440 Woodward Ave
Woodridge, IL 60517

(630) 969-2205
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Quilters Quest is a locally owned and operated sewing center in Woodridge, Illinois. We've been providing the Chicagoland area with a wide variety of premium quality fabrics, sewing notions, software, quilting supplies, sewing machines and longarm quilting services since 2013. Longarm Bob has been quilting since 2007. As an authorized dealer for BERNINA and JANOME, we carry a full line of sewing, embroidery and serger machines, along with providing prompt, proficient repair services by two of the best techs in all of Chicagoland who can service other brands as well. We're also very proud to be a Judy Niemeyer QuiltWorx certified store, offering fun, informative classes by certified instructors. Our goal is to provide a one-stop shopping destination where customers can find the latest products, longarm services, and technologies the quilting industry has to offer. Quilters Quest is a fun, welcoming gathering place that inspires the best in quilters, whether they're improving their quilting skills, learning new techniques, sharing ideas, or enjoying the unique friendships that only fellow quilters share.


Silver in the city
Indy's best gift store
434 Massachusetts Ave
Indianapolis, IN 47906

(317) 955-9925
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Back in 2000, while everybody else was barreling down to their fortified basements, readying to defend their stockpiles of distilled water and fruit jerky, we optimistically decided to open an unconventional little gift store that sold jewelry, housewares, and anything else that tickled our fancy. Happily, that whole apocalypse thing blew over pretty quickly. But we’re still here, humbly accepting “Best Gift Shop In Indianapolis” awards on the regular, and relentlessly seeking out new offerings for you to present on every birthday, holiday, and—what the hey—Thursday.


Stone Mountain and Daughter Fabrics
2518 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704

(510) 845-6106
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Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics is the best fabric store for fashion fabrics, quilting, and sewing classes in the Bay Area. We offer independent sewing patterns, unique one-of-a kind buttons and trims, and specialized notions. Check out our unique fabrics and take one of our small, individualized classes at our sewing school for professional and creative sewers!


The Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe
It's Christmas Every Day!
22897 US RT 20-A
Archibold, OH 43502

(419) 445-5828
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The Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe is a treasure trove of Christmas magic waiting to be discovered. Located 3 miles north of Archbold, Ohio, The Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe offers a unique shopping experience in a warm, friendly environment. Housed in a renovated school building, The Candy Cane Christmas Shoppe's seven rooms are built around the "Grand Christmas Room," a huge display featuring more than thirty different Christmas theme trees. The theme trees feature a wide variety of ornaments, decorations, ribbons, garlands, and botanicals for every season - not just Christmas! And take a break from the shopping to relax and enjoy a cup of flavored tea or coffee while you snack on cheesecakes, Homestead brand ice cream or sample our home made fudge that we make fresh in our store. We are not just a Christmas Shop, we also have gifts for all ages and occasions. We have all kinds of ornaments, many collectibles and gift lines.


The Village Experience
Moving Forward by Giving Back
6055 North College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220

(317) 602-3696
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Through our retail and online stores, The Village Experience offers unique international products and their sales boost the economies of the countries where we work. These products come from women’s cooperatives, micro-financing projects, charities, orphanages, local markets, and many other outlets. We offer our customers the ability to purchase something authentic that gives back to communities in the developing world. It'’s a win-win situation! - See more at:


University Spirit
If it's Gold & Black we've got it and more!
135 S. Chauncey Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47906

(765) 412-0912
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Purdue Apparel Screen Printing Embroidery Custom Gifts Sewn Letters Heat Application Team Uniforms


16 Hands Gallery
Handcrafted. Heartfelt.
410 N. 4th Ave, 2nd Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

(734) 761-1110
9 Irish Brothers
Traditional, Irish Pub
119 Howard Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906

(765) 746-4782
Abstract Technology
We are your IT Department
413 Teal Road
Lafayette, IN 47905

(765) 420-8324
Affordable Elegance Consignment Boutique
7546 west 149th st
Apple Valley , MN 55124

(952) 807-1439
Prairie Quilt
We're located an hour north of Oklahoma City in a 100 year old historic building in downtown Hennessey, OK. The store is 6072 square feet jammed packed with over 5000 bolts of quilting fabrics, notions, and Pfaff and Brother sewing and embroidery machines! We are Oklahoma's largest quilt shop! We offer many classes for learning your sewing and embroidery machine, familiarizing you with your software, quilting strategies, serging techniques, discovering your quilting machine, and constructing various sewing, embroidery and quilting projects!