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Win Cool Gifts at our Handmade Holiday Pop-up Shop

Join us in the Skagit Valley Food Co-op Saturdays, December 2, 9, 16, & 23 1pm-4pm to meet local artisans handmaking one-of-a-kind holiday gifts. Enter to win cool gifts! And shop gifts from each maker at 25% OFF!

Dec 2 | Phoebe of elSage Designs, Mount Vernon

elSage Designs was founded in 2010 as a small art and accessories shop. The company has grown organically since then, adding apparel and prints on reclaimed wood. In 2012 Phoebe took elSage Designs full time, resigning from her middle school teaching position.

Each and every piece is designed, carved and printed entirely by hand in the elSage Studio studio in Washington State. The slow, hands on process of printing directly from a block creates small variations making each piece unique. All of the materials used are ethically made and of the highest quality. Environmental responsibility is a core value at elSage Designs, sourcing our inks, apparel, wood and paper with sustainability in mind. elSage Designs is a part of the 1% ForThe Planet, a network of business pledging 1% of every sale to help the planet.

Phoebe will be hand carving block printing blocks she uses to print t-shirts, hoodies, and hats. Giveaways include a t-shirt, tea towel, hats, and stickers. All elSage Designs are 25% OFF in December!

Dec 9 | Simon of Simon Made, Mount Vernon

Simon, a 12-year old entrepreneur will be creating new pieces for his jewelry line. All of his handmade pieces are 25% off during the month of December!

Dec 16 | Jessica of Otra Vez Ecotique, Mill Creek

Otra Vez Ecotique create uniques, handmade jewelry, using a mix of vintage, sustainable and new materials.

Otra Vez is passionate about giving back to local and global communities. They are proud to employ, equip and empower local women artisans in its Seattle co-op, giving them the opportunity to learn business, language and life skills. They believe that the woman is the heart of every society across the world. When women are empowered, their families and communities thrive.

Jessica, the owner, will be designing jewelry and giving away some of her pieces. All Otra Vez Jewelry will be 25% OFF during the month of December!

Dec 23 | Dyana of somegirls pottery, Bellingham

The somegirls pottery studio is the artisan ceramic works of Dyana Fiediga. somegirls pottery is focused on creating unique, premium quality ceramics. Each piece is handmade, glazed and decaled with inhouse decals.

Dyana will be showcasing her mugs, perfect for a last-minute gift idea, and giving away a slip-cast anemone tall mug! All somegirls pottery pieces are 25% OFF during the month of December!

By: Co-op Staff

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