HEIRLOOM #5: PEGGY LOUISE’S CLOCK

Through our Journal’s Heirloom series, we’ve been exploring the things we value and why we hold them dear. Each story reveals the value of tradition and honors possessions that were made to last. While these items may not be valuable to the world-at-large, to the owner they are priceless. This week, Kasey, our Production Coordinator […]

HEIRLOOM #3: GRANDMA’S KERCHIEF

Our Heirloom series highlights personal items or mementos that hold a special meaning, regardless of monetary value. Our hope is to reveal the incredible value of family, memory, and things that last. This week Erin, our Director of Media Services and Special Projects, shares the story of her grandmother’s kerchief. From Erin: My grandma, Nancy […]

HEIRLOOM #2: PAPA’S OWL

Our newest Journal series highlights our personal heirlooms – things that hold special value and meaning to us personally, regardless of their monetary value. Alabama Chanin wants to honor things that last and things that we choose to keep in our lives and our homes as reminders of family, friends, or important moments. This week, […]

HEIRLOOM #1: GRAM PERKINS’ BLANKET

Alabama Chanin has always aimed to make products that will last a lifetime – even multiple lifetimes. We create things that are both beautiful and durable and we embrace the ideas of Slow Design. But, once upon a time, Slow Design did not exist as a theory or a process; rather, it was simply how […]

THE FACTORY | THIS WEEK 9.22.2014 – 9.26.2014

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” - Winston Churchill Here is what we have going on this week, Monday, September 22 – Friday, September 26: STORE Join us for First & Third Mondays in our studio space, to work on your latest sewing project in the […]

THE FACTORY | THIS WEEK 9.15.2014 – 9.19.2014

“It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.” – Thomas Jefferson Here is what we have going on this week, Monday, September 15 – Friday, September 19: STORE Join us for First & Third Mondays in our newly expanded studio space, to work on your latest sewing project in the […]

THE FACTORY | THIS WEEK 9.8.2014 – 9.12.2014

“The best portion of a good man’s life; his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.” -William Wordsworth Here is what we have going on this week, Monday, September 8 – Friday, September 12: STORE Join us for First & Third Mondays in our newly expanded studio space, to work on your latest […]

THE FACTORY | THIS WEEK 9.1.2014 – 9.5.2014

“There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.” – Leo Tolstoy Here is what we have going on this week, Monday, September 1 – Friday, September 5: STORE The Factory Store and Café will be closed on Monday, September 1 to observe Labor Day. Shop our annual Labor Day Sale and receive […]

THE FACTORY | THIS WEEK 8.25.2014 – 8.29.2014

“Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all is a form of planning.”  – Gloria Steinem Here is what we have going on this week, Monday, August 25 – Friday, August 29: STORE Beginning Friday, shop our annual Labor Day Sale and receive 20% off both in-store and online. […]