ABLE JANE
ALLYSUN
AMPHRITRITE
ANGELROX
ANNIE-MADE
HARD BOILED DESIGNS
HERSELF CLOTHING
OLIVIA HALO DESIGNS

STITCH: MAINE DESIGNERS ON THE RUNWAY

A FASHION FUNDRAISER BENEFITING THE MAINE CRAFTS ASSOCIATION

The first STITCH Runway Show was Thursday June 6, 2019 @ Urban Farm Fermentory, 200 Anderson Street in Portland, Maine. STITCH featured an evening of style, celebrating Maine designers in a live runway show and offering opportunities to mix and mingle with fellow supporters and followers of design,  art & craft – all in support of one of Maine’s essential non-profit arts organizations: the Maine Craft Association.

The 2019 show theme was the urban farm, mirroring the host, Urban Farm Fermentory, and the form and function of clothing designed and made in Maine: helping us all look good, while doing good in our small cities, small farms and everywhere in-between. $50 tickets ($40 for current MCA members) supported the Maine Crafts Association and included one drink, snacks, admission to the runway show, access to the style market and socializing before and after the show.

2019 RUNWAY DESIGNER LINEUP:
Able Jane: ablejaneclothing.com
Allysun: allysunwest.com
Amphitrite Studio: amphitritestudio.com
Angelrox: angelrox.com
Annie Made: Annie-Made on Instagram
Hard Boiled Designs: hardboileddesigns.com
Herself Clothing: herselfclothing.com
Olivia Halo Designs: oliviahalo.com

STYLE MUSIC: disenos_damiani

 STYLE MARKET: Featuring ready-to-wear designs by runway designers and selection of MCA member made accessories curated by Maria Wolff, Maine Craft Portland Manager.

STITCH BENEFICIARY & PRODUCER: Maine Crafts Association, a non-profit arts organization supporting craft artists by providing educational, marketing and retail opportunities. Stitch proceeds will support MCA educational programming!

THANK YOU TO OUR 2019 STITCH SPONSORS!

PARTNERS

Urban Farm Fermentory, our gracious host and supporter!
200 Anderson Street. Portland, Maine
www.fermentory.com

Suger Portland: Collection of Women’s Smooth Classics Made from Sustainable Plant Based Fibers.
Discover one of Portland’s most beautiful stores located in the iconic and historic E. Swasey + Co Pottery building in the Old Port.
271 commercial street, portland, maine 04101 | 207-805-1018
www.suger.co

Headlight Audio Visual
Choose Headlight Audio Visual for your Audio Visual equipment rentals, repair services, installation, videoconferencing, and production needs.
headlightav.com

Maine Home + Design Magazine
Maine Home+Design is connected to those who live and breathe architecture, art, and good living. Its pages are filled with architectural masterpieces, home design inspiration, compelling artwork, designers, craftspeople, and the latest design trends and industry news. Each issue brims with original writing and photography capturing interiors, exteriors, and the heart of Maine homes from traditional to modern styles—and everything in between.
mainehomedesign.com

SUPPORTERS

Hay Runner
A resource for individuals or companies looking to buy real estate, sell real estate, design and build new —OR— remodel a home or commercial location.  We bring together the right team for you and your project. We provide project leadership, design direction and  simplify the process.  We provide owners representative services for residential and commercial clients, particularly if they are interested in design-centric projects.
www.hayrunner.com

Caleb Johnson Studio
Architects & Builders | Portland, Maine
We are Maine architects and builders designing architecturally significant homes – including waterfront properties – and commercial projects in New England.
www.calebjohnsonstudio.com

Maine Mineral & Gem Museum Store
Store featuring meteorites, books and jewelry inspired by the Museum collection. The Maine Mineral & Gem Museum highlights Maine’s geological history, displaying renowned mineral and rock collections and providing educational opportunities for the novice and expert alike.
store.mainemineralmuseum.org

Matchstick Communications
Hair on fire thinking from the original Portland
Creative services in Portland, Maine. Communications, marketing, social media, writing, production, website design and public relations.
Jolene McGowan, Runway Show Emcee
matchstickcommunications.com

Oxbow Brewery
Oxbow is a small farmhouse brewery located in rural Newcastle, Maine. The brewery is nestled in an enchanted forest amongst rolling farmlands and winding tidal rivers, of which the ebb and flow provide a constant reminder that the coast is near. The name Oxbow is inspired by the bends in these rivers, the Dyer in particular, which features stunning horseshoe-shaped oxbows where the river covers tremendous ground to travel what could otherwise be a very short linear distance. We employ a similar approach when crafting our beers, taking months or years to create a beverage that is commonly produced in a matter of days.
oxbowbeer.com

STITCH HOST COMMITTEE
Tyler Gulden, MCA Board President
Jake Hanin, MCA Board Secretary
Shannon Richards, MCA Board Member
Joyce Wethington Knight, MCA Board Member
Diana Arcadipone, MCA Member
Sadie Bliss, MCA Director

STITCH ADVISORS
Thank you to these MCA members who offered their friendship and guidance to develop our first fashion show!
Roxi & Julian @ Angelrox
Jill @ Jill McGowen
Carrie @ Able Jane