Gravers Lane Galllery

Wonderful weekend Trunk Show in the Philadelphia Neighborhood of Chestnut Hill

Thank you Gravers Lane Gallery!

Holiday Trunk Show in Chestnut Hill, Pa

So looking forward to wrapping up our season in this lovely neighborhood, showing alongside handbag designer Jeffrey Levinson, for a special trunk show, at

Gravers Lane Gallery

Also at the gallery a wide selection of fine craft objects and wearables

Shop Local!

Friday 10-8 (reception 5-8)

Saturday 10-7

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Gravers Lane Gallery 

8405 Germantown Ave.

Philadelphia, PA 19118

Tel: 215.247.1603

Morristown!

Thank you Chicago OOAK, and this weekend  another fun show coming up in New Jersey, CraftMorristown. Here’s a wrap up of some scenes from Chicago, in my booth @OOAK
See you in Morristown!
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Kathleen, the styish director at OOAK

Philadelphia Trunk Show

Philadelphia, Here we Come! This Week, Friday and Saturday!

Come see what the Buzz is all about!

 

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Can’t help it.

These new Napa Merino Shearling skins are so incredible supple.

Come have a feel good moment, and maybe decide on extending that moment by selecting one for yourself. You deserve it!

See it at our Philadelphia Trunk Show Nov 11th & 12th

 

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Have You Ever worn Merino?

We seemed to have jumped right into a blustery fall here in the the

Northeast and walking thru New York City yesterday

we all had on our winter wear.

Come for some shopping therapy at our Trunk Show in Philly to get ready.

We have Merino Shearling, which will keep you warm and feeling great!

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Philadelphia Trunk Show

We will be serving up some serious “BUTTAH” at our upcoming shows …….just look at these new skins that came in, and imagine how soft and supple they are…napa finish silky merino…..Find out what will will design with these, or have some input on what would be perfect for you!

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Our kick off is with a Trunk Show in Philadelphia, in conjunction with The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft show, Nov 11th & 12th, a few doors down at The Hilton Garden Inn.  Six designers, one Intimate setting, complimentary admission

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The Hampton Classic

Its mid late summer, (we have until 9/21!) so it is again time for

The Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, NY.

August 28-September 4

Stroll the Boutique Garden, and find our booth by the

Red Umbrella,

enjoy the competion, the gorgeous horses, and great people viewing!

See you there!

Below is our friend Kelly on a crisp winter day, taking a ride in our Peplam Jacket

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Here’s a map of the Garden

Heading to The Berkshires!

Our season is beginning, and I am on my way to Great Barrington, Ma. to the wonderful

Berkshire Crafts Fair

If you are up there, come see the show, and our new shearlings!

Indoors, airconditioned, another cultural event not to miss in the area!

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Feeling Blue

Feeling blue on this very rainy day, that does not feel

like spring.

Somehow this image of Michaela in our color block fringed jacket fits my melancholy mood.  It’s a one of a kind, and available….size six.

Call me.

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And by the way, in reference to my last post,

we didn’t make the cut.

Feeling Blue.

Biting our Nails!

As we sit quietly in our studio creating new work in our off season, another thing that goes on is applying to shows, and anxiously awaiting the results.

Although our medium of Leather has very few applicants and competition, it is not a slam dunk that we will be accepted by the jury (or selection committee which interprets the jurors scores)

Today is one of those days we are biting our nails, so I am posting a pic of a new piece, hoping it will bring us luck!

Stay tuned for updates…..

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New York Makers on the Runway

We had such a great time being part of this show last month in Saratoga Springs NY, which featured designers that work in New York State. Take a few minutes to enjoy!

Much thanks to Corey Aldrich of Electric City Couture, the crew, and everyone at

Universal Preservation Hall


<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/167058386″>Electric City Couture Runway</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/joshrask”>Josh Rask Films</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

Spring Wrap Up

Wow this Spring has been a whirlwind, busy, and lots of fun!

Baltimore, Morristown, Marlboro, Saratoga & Chicago…Thank you!

Many of you have new coats to finish up this chilly spring, and start off your fall fresh.

We are off for some R & R, & designing new work, so stay tuned for that

and refreshed upcoming events page.

For now I will throw it back to a few weeks ago, to the finale of our show at

Electric City Couture in Saratoga Springs

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Chicago Here We Come!

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Booth 4035!

See You There!

 

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Electric City Couture

We had such an amazing experience this weekend working with Corey Aldrich at the Electric City Couture runway show and Pop Up event in Saratoga Springs, NY

A fundraiser for Universal Preservation Hall, a Performing Arts Education and Entertainment venue for Saratoga Springs, NY. The restoration of the Saratoga Springs Universal Preservation Hall has been a true community project. The sponsors and attendees came out in full force, we had such a great time meeting and working with all of you. We surely left a piece of our hearts in your community, and hope to be back soon!

Thank-You!

Here are some snaps of our trip, preparing for show, fitting some of the models, our pop up shop, time out with local artist friends, including visiting Textile Studio….it was a whirlwind of a weekend!

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Color!

We have been creating some pieces in C O L O R , a little cape, a modern stole in shearling, to have to throw over your shoulders when the calendar tells us the season it should be, and the thermometer has the real story.

We are headed to Saratoga NY this week for a not to miss fashion event,

ELECTRIC CITY COUTURE

including 2 fabulous runway shows, saturday at 7:30pm: SHATTERED

and sunday at 3 pm: REPOSE (we are in this show)

Pop Up Shop hours sunday 9:30-noon, complimentary admission.

Tickets to attend runways shows, Pop Up Shops open after the runway, purchased here.

We will be premiering this  one of a kind cape in a very supple napalan finish Wheat shearling with French lambskin  trim at the show, also have Terra Cotta and Lime Green!

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One of a Kind

Having ten gorgeous models assigned to us for the upcoming fashion event at Electric City Couture, (as well as important Jury images need to be taken!) we have been inspired to among other things do our signature annual One of a Kind Color Block coat, this year a short swing on a beautiful black napalan skin.

See it live on the runway April 17

and previews at the pop-up-shop April 15-17

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stay tuned for additional pop up shop hours

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Please Come to Boston in The Springtime!

Our only Boston Area show of the year is coming up this weekend in Marlborough Ma. at Paradise City Arts

at The Best Western Royal Plaza Trade Center

This lively show is easy to get to, easy for parking, upbeat and a good time, music, cafe, art, craft, you name it, a great shopping relaxing enjoying the arts weekend experience!

So come see our new work, plus some old (ie Sale Rack!)

We are right up front!

Link for Discount Admission

Here’s a repost of an article on us from their website

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Creating a Look, Shopping Handmade

This is how I want to look, so I am getting my order in early!

I already own this wonderful felted wool hat by Miriam Carter,

And the supple calfskin cross body bag by Dick Muller,

So all I need is this coat!

A new slim shape in black suede, silver zipper, and white stitched lambskin edging. This look can be translated into other shapes as well.

Collecting the right accessories and garments takes time to gather, which is so fun to seek out at the treasure hunt that is the modern Craft Show……so don’t miss out! We are participating in 2 shows this month, and when I have a moment I am shopping my fellow designers booths…..!

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Baltimore Wrap Up

Kicked off 2016 with a bang, and want to thank all, new clients and old, that found us among 600+ great artist/makers to chose from at

ACC Baltimore.…..we hope you love your purchases for many years to come!

We began our set up with a proper lunch at Faidley’s, to give us strength and put us in that Baltimore mood!

Sharing some pics of the fun and serious fashion in the 400 aisle, the aisle for style!

See you next year!