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As part of Grand View Hospital Week 2006, a craft auction was announced to benefit charity. I wanted to be a part of this and having
dabbled in many crafts while leading Girl Scouts, etc., I could not think of one. So, I called my best friend, fellow crafter and
daughter at college and asked her what was “hot”. She immediately replied, “Guess what is coming back, Mom? Those purses made from
I made 3 sizes for the craft auction and “Denim DZign” was born as the orders came in. I began to sell at a few craft fairs,
take orders, and the business began.
Within a year, my husband was diagnosed with Lymphoma Cancer and underwent treatment.
During this time the business helped keep the bills paid. Today he has recovered but is without work and has joined me in making purses.
He calls himself the de-construction as he cuts and tears apart seams, while I construct the purses at the sewing machine.
Mary Ellen Long
To order a custom denim handbag or for more
information contact Mary Ellen
You can find us at the following 2011 craft shows:
||Wheels of Time
||Apple Cheese Fest
||Covered Bridges Fest
||Whitehouse Fire Co.
||Whitehs Statn, NJ