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Oluwatoyin Oshin

My name is Oluwatoyin Oshin. I have a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (Lautech) Ogbomoso.

I am a crafter and the founder of @crochetropesnthings. I’m a self-trained crocheter. The first set of crochet items I made; a flower and headband were so neat and beautiful. No patterns, no YouTube instructor not even a picture but just my imagination and unflinching passion. I was encouraged to sell them and boom… That was how I started.

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Still on simple bead crocheting…..

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Before and after graduation, I’d never seen myself as white collar employee and that was it. I’d always loved and enjoyed chain stitch, although I stopped developing my crocheting skills just before becoming an undergraduate. I picked it all up so well after graduation.

Aside crocheting, I’m also good at Ropes and Cords Crafts, Ribbon and Fabric Crafts, Recycling, etc.

Services include, Creating and Coordinating Crafts Clubs in schools. Clubs such as – Handicraft Clubs, Crochet Clubs, Yarn and Rope Clubs and a few others. This is aimed at opening the young minds to the limitless options of creativity.

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Ejire (Crochet) Collections

Our names (nee Solarin) are Taiwo Adetunji and Kehinde Adeyemi

We bagged Bachelor of Technology/Urban and Regional Planning from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso

Our core crafting skills are Crochet and knitting and we’re professionals at services which include but not limited to:

Crochet dresses and accessories for babies and adults

Knitted wears for male and female

Knitted school cardigans
We organise crochet/knitting trainings too.

Remembering how it all started, the vivid memory is at a Sisters Fellowship while in school. We were encouraged to learn a craft, abd and there were instructors for catering, hair styling, hat making, knitting. However, since I (Taiwo) was familiar with all these skills, I decided to opt for the craft that I didn’t know anything about but had always appeared like magic to me – KNITTING, so I attended. My sister joined the same class, and that’s how we both picked up the skills. And we’ve improving on it ever since, especially as the business grows . I was once knitting with my pins in class when a class mate suggested that I find out about using a machine. This we went in search of in town and found someone who taught us. We learnt crochet much later. I (Taiwo) also thought crocheting was more difficult than knitting because of the single hook. These days we do more of crocheting than knitting.

Always, we give big kudos and appreciation to Neat wisdom and Bethma, our crochet instructors.

We’re on Instagram as @ejirecollections
Facebook: ejirecollections
Phone/WhatsApp: 07036809766, 08062651485

Flaunting Our Crocheted Bouquet🌹🌹😊

Crafters, TELL YOUR STORY!

Everybody loves a good story. The good news is that you have a story to tell.

Humans have been telling stories for more than 400,000 years. I am a story teller and I assure you that your business has a story waiting to be heard.

Storytelling is how you sell your business idea and get it to spread.

It is how you persuade people to buy from you.

It is how you show the human and personal angle of your business.

In the next series, I’ll share a few tips on how to tell your brand’s story.

All the best Crafters!

Crafters! Leave your Comfort zone

TENDENCIES OF SIMILARITIES

In every crowd you’d find and gravitate towards your kind and settle. People who look and think like you, so that you are comfortable. Your class.

Fake people find fake people, sophisticated people find sophisticated people, rough boys find rough boys, clowns find clowns, gossips find gossips. We create communities around our similarities.

Unfortunately, change happens through encounters with difference. People who are like you will only reflect your level of results.

This is why you must expose yourself to something radically different from your comfort zone to trigger change.

Similarities are your comfort zone. That is why when a person fails in life, he tends to look for other failures to validate his position. Misery loves company.

Your answer can NEVER lie in people with your results. The secret to true change in your life when life hits you is to find people who are succeeding where you are stuck and get into their minds.

Do you desire change? Then think different.