Monster + Dot: How My Etsy Shop Came To Be

I’m very excited to have launched my Etsy shop this week. I’ve wanted to start my own brand since I was in college, but never could nail down a concept or what exactly I wanted to sell.  A few weeks ago, I got laid off from my dream job in product design for a major retailer, and I’ve been trying to stay as busy as possible to keep moving forward instead of dwelling on what happened. I was working on making a baby quilt for a friend and was thinking about featuring it as a DIY on this blog. I had so much fun picking out ridiculously cute fabrics and the quilt came together so well that it just sort of inspired me to keep going.

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