We're ONE!

We're ONE!

One down, many to more to come!

I'm thrilled by the incredible support throughout our first year. It's been a joy to connect with so many needlepointers and witness the amazing creativity you bring to our designs.

MKND was born out of a desire to encourage women to embrace the best version of themselves, nurtured by the values embedded in the art of needlepoint: mindfulness, community, creativity, and tradition. The profound impact that needlepoint has brought to my life is immeasurable, and my hope is to pass on this passion and joy to you.

June 12, 2023, marks the birth of MKND. We launched with a modest yet heartfelt Advent Collection, a handful of nutcrackers, and pink needlepoint sweatshirts. As the first orders trickled in, I celebrated the moment on the floor of my makeshift office, sipping milkshakes with my supportive and enthusiastic mom. Today, we've transitioned from the confines of my condo to a space befitting our growth - a commercial building.

From canvases, to apparel, to accessories, to threads, and now to our very own finishing shop - what a whirlwind! And all the credit goes to our wonderful customers, supporters, family and friends. 

Grateful for these lessons from our first year:

  • Nothing great is ever achieved alone.
  • You are not responsible for the stories other people tell about you.
  • Maturity comes with experience, not age.
  • Trust your gut. Even if your gut goes against the crowd.
  • Perseverance is always rewarded.
  • When all else fails, take a nap.
  • Keep your friends close and your enemies far, far away. 
  • God can dream a bigger dream than you can ever dream for yourself.

My heart brims with warmth and thankfulness as we enter YEAR TWO!

xox, MK

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