History of business:

Turlock resident Lindsay Wheeler was never a big fan of bows — until she had her daughter, Addy. What originally began as a way to keep her child’s hair looking cute has now developed into a full-fledged business, with Wheeler working overtime to create a variety of hand-cut bows for customers across the country.

Bow shopping became a favorite pastime of Wheeler’s shortly after giving birth to her daughter in 2018, she said. She would routinely purchase the hair accessories from locally-owned, small businesses after noticing that bows from big box stores like Amazon and Target weren’t quite holding up.

“I wasn’t happy with anything I was purchasing quality-wise, like how well they would sit up on [Addy’s] head or if they would stay on when she pulled at them,” Wheeler said. “I fell head over heels for supporting other women — and men, because I’ve seen couples who make them — and was buying bows weekly.”

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