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Interview with Brooke Alam, Creative Etsy Shopkeeper

Masha’Allah you are an Etsy shopkeeper. Please tell us about your shop. My shop name is inspireDeen.  It’s a play on words, similar to ‘inspiring’, but inspireDeen – to inspire ‘faith’. My name is Brooke Alam. I made inspireDeen as a place for me to display and sell my works of art. At this time…

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Interview with Hafsa Khizer, Creative Etsy Shopkeeper

Masha’Allah you are an Etsy shopkeeper. Please tell us about your shop. It’s called The Reminder Series. I paint contemporary styled large calligraphy art with ‘reminders’ on them, and small canvases on easels that are perfect as gifts. Among hand designed carefully crafted candles, boxes, vases, and other items, I also make witty greeting cards…

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Interview with Hafsa Taher, Creative Etsy Shopkeeper

Masha’Allah you are an Etsy shopkeeper. Please tell us about your shop. HafsaCreates is an online store where you can find my handmade cards and gifts. Etsy is a global marketplace, so I’m blessed to work with buyers from Australia to Canada.   Why did you start your crafting with card and what or who…

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Introducing Etsy Interviews

Insha’Allah in our next main issue in February 2015 we’ll host interviews with Muslimah Etsy shopkeepers including Hafsa Taher and Hafsa Khizier…. “They say getting started is half the battle. Though that is true in some ways, staying consistent is the bigger battle.” Hafsa Taher, of ‘HafsaCreates’ Young Muslimah Magazine especially love her box ‘Eid…

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Interview with Author Suma Din

Thank you to author Suma Din for taking the time to answer our questions and connect with our aspiring Muslimah writers insha’Allah How would you describe yourself as a writer? One that’s drawn to reality, sometimes off the beat, but real life fascinates me, as do people’s stories. Can you give us a peek into…

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Interview With Author Dr Recep Dogan

Thank you to author Dr Recep Dogan for taking the time to answer our questions and inspire our aspiring Muslimah writers inshaAllah. How would you describe yourself as a writer? A social activist and volunteer who is dedicated to informing the community Outspoken and has a sense of humour Curious and always searching for the…

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Interview with Poet Saira Anwar

Thank you to poet Saira Anwar for taking the time to answer our questions and inspire our aspiring Muslimah poets and writers insha’Allah How would you describe yourself as an writer? I would describe myself as an inspiring writer/poet recognised for creativity, originality, imagery and expression. I write according to what naturally comes to my mind…

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Interview with Performer Maisah Sobaihi

Thank you to Maisah Sobaihi for taking the time to connect with Young Muslimah Magazine readers about her work as a writer, director and performer. How would you describe yourself as an artist? Someone eager to communicate with people, and hoping that my art will be the language for that dialogue. Can you give us…