Meet the Made on Salt Spring Kids – Aila and Sydney Gessinder

Entrepreneurship starts early on Salt Spring. Just ask Aila and Sydney Gessinder, founders of Salt Spring Slime and Kids 2 Kids T-shirts – our youngest vendors to showcase their wares at Made on Salt Spring this weekend at Heritage Hall in Vancouver.

“For our t-shirts, we do our own drawings and then we screen print them on t-shirts,” says Aila. “The design is called the wildlife of Salt Spring. Sydney drew the birds, I drew the giraffe, and we both drew the wildlife. Since everyone is hand screen-printed, every t-shirt is slightly different. We started at the t-shirts in 2016 when I was 12 and Sydney was nine.” Continue reading “Meet the Made on Salt Spring Kids – Aila and Sydney Gessinder”