Off to The Berkshires, The Hamptons, and Chicago Botanic Garden!

It’s that time of year again, your thoughts turn to fall…..
You can stay on the beach or in the mountains, stroll the botanic garden,
and take a break to visit our new collection right in the places you love the most!

Coats, Jackets, Capes, Ponchos, Accessories
handcrafted of fine Merino Shearling and Lambskin
Made to Measure, and Off the Rack

The Berkshire Craft Fair       August 11-13
Great Barrington, Ma  

The Hampton Classic Horse Show   August 27-September 3
Bridgehampton, NY

The American Craft Exposition at The Chicago Botanic Garden September
15-17
Glencoe, Il

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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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Shop Fall, Enjoy Summer!

Headed to two dynamite locations, The Berkshires, then The Hamptons. Want to join in the fun?

It starts here!

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The Best in Finely Crafted Leather & Shearling

We are proud to be exhibiting at two shows early in our season with others who are the best in our medium, and that give a fair representation of the best in the field.

One of the oldest materials used by man, humans have been manipulating leather since prehistoric times to to clothe us, to carry things, as ornamental items, to keep our pants up, aide in our sexual fantasies, tether our animals, and so much more.

Most of us in this field are self taught, as there are very few educational opportunities available.

We are a small group, it is a laborious medium that mistakes cannot be made in, due to the nature of working in skins made one at a time, and most of us who have survived have been perfecting our craft for a very long time, some as custom sandal makers during the Woodstock era. There are no leather guilds or prizes to keep us going,

so Kudos to the shows that jury in the best in the medium of Leather!

Come see us all at

The Berkshire Crafts Fair

8 Leather Artisans out of about 100 exhibitors

The American Craft Exposition

11 Leather Artisans out of 150 exhibitors

Because it’s TBT, I’m including an image of some hand cut Leather Lace Collars

for Jackets we made in the early ’90’s

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The Best Kept Secret in The Berkshires! #FineCraft!

We kick off our fall season, every year since 2001, in one of the most culturally rich areas in the North East,

Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in The Berkshires, at

The Berkshire Crafts Fair

The buzz at the show is the quality here is on par with The Smithsonian and The PMA Craft Show,

and there is some great work here you won’t find anywhere else!

So if you don’t know of this secret, plan a weekend, take in the show and maybe a concert at Tanglewood, a dance performance at Jacob’s Pillow, some of the great shopping and galleries in Lenox, such as Sienna Patti Contemporary,  The Norman Rockwell Museum, and so much more!   If you do know about the secret, see you soon!

 

AUGUST 14th–16th

Presenting Fine Juried Crafts by Professional Artisans Since 1974

More Info  
Map & Directions  
2015 Artists

Berkshire Crafts Fair is a not-for-profit event generating funds for scholarships and creative educational endeavors at our public high school.

August 14 • 15 • 16 10am–5pm

AIR CONDITIONED

admission: adults $7.00, age 12 and under free

Monument Mountain Regional High School
600 Stockbridge Road / Rt 7
Great Barrington, MA 01230

Visit Berkshire Craft Fair’s Website »

Meet the Artists, Indulge at The Berkshire Craft Show

Come meet some of my fantastic neighbors at the show. New this year is Inna Dzhanibekoba of Small Joy Studio. Trained as a biologist as well as a jeweler, her work is inspired by nature. A must see!

And As always Soli Pierce of Sherwood Forest Designs with her scrumptious salad bowls.

Come see us at the Monument Mountain High School on Stockbridge Rd. Today and tomorrow, 10-5

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From our Suffolk County studio, to The Berkshires, & Back Home for The Hampton Classic

Focus:

Design; Walks on the Beach, Design; taking a Swim, Design; Creating for Winter, Design; Making New Patterns, Design; Stitching Shearling & Leather

Replenishing our imaginations of what we can bring to you in our Upcoming Season.
It’s here!

We would like to Cordially Invite You to be among the first to see our New Work @

The Berkshire Craft Fair
Great Barrington, Ma.
August 8-10

The Boutique Garden @ The Hampton Classic Horse Show
Bridgehampton, NY
August 24-31

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For future shows, click on Upcoming Show Schedule
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