"I love old stories, fables and folklore. The albatross was long believed to carry the souls of sailors lost at sea, which is an appropriate description of the goods in my shop: sailors and lost souls. My pieces almost always have their own little story to tell: a small struggle, fierce joy or particular way they like to take their tea. I also see stories in the vintage goods I find. From industrial pieces that were once strong and mighty factory staples to soft, delicate finds that graced gentle parlors, they are instant storytellers." – Regina

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"When I graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in fibers, I wasn’t sure about my path. I always felt the need to design and innovate, to work on the cutting edge of industry. About a year later, while I was working as a sales clerk at a yarn store, I found the inspiration to start Heartland Yarn Company. Through my business, I learned the valuable lesson that new does not necessarily mean better. The dye techniques that I use are as old as time itself, steeped in history and tradition from all over the world. I slowed down and worked on perfecting my process to develop the beautiful products that I envisioned. There, nestled between the worlds of fine art and design, I discovered my craft." – Meg

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