WORK+SHELTER is working with Lindie and Friends!

Creator Kara Lesondak answered some questions so you could get to know her and Lindie and Friends better!

Read our interview and then visit the Lindie and Friend’s website and order yours today!


1. How did you come up with the idea for Lindie and Friends?

Lindie & Friends/Crafty Kids was born out of my desire to combine my love of making toys with my background in education. With Lindie & Friends I make toys and with Crafty Kids I teach toy making to kids in NYC and Kenya.

2. How did you hear about WORK+SHELTER and what made you want to start working with us?

I heard about WORK+SHELTER from Kari Litzmann, Founder & Director of Rubina. I loved the idea of manufacturing my dolls in a women’s cooperative where I knew that giving the women work would improve their lives.

3.What was the process of getting samples made like?

Getting samples made by WORK+SHELTER was a great experience! The process was fast and efficient. Theresa was very communicative and a pleasure to work with. The samples were fantastic!

4. How will working with WORK+SHELTER enable you expand and grow Lindie and Friends?

Working with WORK+SHELTER will allow me to expand Lindie & Friends by being able to sell wholesale to stores. It will also enable me to spend more time on growing the business by spending more time on marketing and sales.


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