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Gualala, California, USA, along the beautiful Mendocino County coastline
2NFrom   —   Designed and Handcrafted by Carol Frechette

Designed and handcrafted by carol frechette Hat Maker and Leather artisan

Designed and handcrafted by carol frechette Hat Maker and Leather artisan

Designed and handcrafted by carol frechette Hat Maker and Leather artisan Designed and handcrafted by carol frechette Hat Maker and Leather artisan
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The bend of a river, swing of the pendulum,

the tapestry of time and space . . . 

live to ride the ferry


News from studio 2Nfrom

Locations where you can find my products in the Northern California area

Locations where you can find my products in the Northern California area

Locations where you can find my products in the Northern California area

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We have some great venues in our area.  Check out my

events page for current information which is continuously

being updated.  I hope to see you at one of them!

Products made with materials from our Northern California Fibershed

Locations where you can find my products in the Northern California area

Locations where you can find my products in the Northern California area

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Who makes your clothes? Where are they made and where do the materials come from?  Many of the beautiful materials that make up this line of products are sourced from our Northern California Fibershed.  Check out what our local Fibershed is doing

Use what we have — products made from existing materials

. . . branches from the forest floor become buttons

. . . branches from the forest floor become buttons

. . . branches from the forest floor become buttons

. . . branches from the forest floor become buttons

Carol Frechette designs and hand crafts each unique piece from existing and sustainable materials, often materials found with the natural world

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. . . sheep wool becomes hats

. . . branches from the forest floor become buttons

. . . branches from the forest floor become buttons

Meeting with local farmers and shepherds to purchase wool and alpaca fibers, Carol works the raw materials in felted pieces that she then makes into contemporary hats and bags

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. . . hides become coveted clutches

. . . branches from the forest floor become buttons

. . . hides become coveted clutches

Hides procured from locally and sustainable raised sources are turned into clutches and bags