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Ollie & Olina’s Mompreneur Erika LaPean

Becoming a Mompreneur :: My Personal Experience & Tips!

When my first daughter was born, I wanted a beautiful keepsake that would forever remind me of those first precious months.  Using the sewing machine that my grandmother gave me 13 years ago, I created my first quilt. My vision for Ollie & Olina started here, and I didn’t even know it at the time. After a few trips to the fabric store and some pattern making, I soon had some bibs for my daughter and enough to give as gifts to friends that were having babies. So many friends and family were raving about my bibs that I kept making them. It was natural and I realized my deep passion for quilting. I loved giving quilts and making them. Quilting started to take over my life at home with a toddler.

 Over time, my family grew, along with my love for creating handmade heirloom treasures. This didn’t happen overnight. Seven years later I’ve only just reached the tip of my long journey ahead.