Our little block on North Lincoln Avenue here in Chicago is a one-stop block for all things creative, from unique home decor to knitting to bookbinding, pens, and papers to artisan made goods to wear to haberdashery.
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Hawthorn • 3854 North Lincoln Avenue
Robert Rud has a most spectacular eye for eclectic vintage furniture, home accessories, and ways to incorporate these finds into your home or commercial space. His ability to transform environments is legendary. You can see his design eye in Knit1, Bari Zaki, and Union Handmade - all in the same block.
Knit1 • 3856 North Lincoln Avenue
Knit1 is a natural fiber knitter and crocheter's dream shop. Their friendly staff can help you navigate all the yarny goodness with top-notch yarns, notions, accessories, and classes.
Bari Zaki • 3858 North Lincoln Avenue
Bari is a bookbinder, artist, paper enthusiast, and writing implement afficionado. Her shop is a little but mighty. You'll spend a good amount of time going around and around to make sure you've seen everything. The hardest part will be deciding what not to buy.
Soutache • 3862 North Lincoln Avenue
Soutache is a feast for the eyes. Get your creative juices flowing with their jaw-dropping array of buttons, ribbons, trims, and haberdashery. Be inspired to make your own or commission Soutache to make the perfect accoutrement for you.