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Photo shoot

We are getting ready for our first photo shoot of 2017… we’re kind of excited because we are teaming up with fellow eco-fashion designer Sarah Peterson of Threads & Alchemy and will being doing the shoot on-site in a couple of our hometown locales here in Paonia, CO… stay tuned for photos more »

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20 of 20 for 20

Guess what! This year Elisabethan celebrates 20 years of providing recycled, reinvented & repurposed clothing for people just like you! Since 1996, long before the eco-fashion revolution, Elisabethan’s founder and creator, Elisabeth Delehaunty, has been committed to making exceptional garments & goodies from all the post-consumer fabric she could get her more »

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HRC 2016, part 2

For those of you suffering from campaign season fatigue, this post is about FASHION… and because so many of you were eager to see the finished products of the special batch of skirts we made this summer. We finally got our hands on some! (We’d tell you we have made more »

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March 17

Top o’ the morning to you! What are YOU wearing today? Any green? Elisabethan definitely gives a nod to our Irish ancestors… Luck of the Irish to you on this St. Patrick’s Day… and everyday! And here’s an Irish saying to for you… “May you never forget what is worth more »

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Creative chaos

Fall production is well underway and we can’t help but share some of the deep delicious colors we are working with… Here it’s RUFFLE TEE GLOVES—-we are making them with double ruffles now (at fingers AND wrist).  WE LOVE the creative chaos of combing colors!               more »

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HOT DIGGITY

Still a day to go at our Pop-Up SHIN DIGGY!  We’re open noon-8pm, Friday May 29. Join us from 4-8pm for treats & refreshments and a fun DIY project to do with us or take home & make!

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SHIN DIGGY!

Our May event is starting (but only starting) to rival our big Holiday Sale in December… this one promises to be extra fun with a few creative friends bringing MAKING supplies from their stashes… in addition, of course, to LOTS  of great clothing for your spring & summer wardrobe! Go more »

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stealth shop

The Elisabethan In-Studio Pop Up Shop is open again… We know, we know… we haven’t exactly been making a big fuss about it.  We’ve mostly let people know that we’re open thru Facebook posts and the sign we put at the end of Grand Ave, Paonia, CO. We are officially more »

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T-uesday

We know it’s been a little while since we did one, but here’s the T-uesday T-rrific T-shirt for this week! Just right for this time of year…

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Small Biz Saturday

Just in case you are in OUR neighborhood—-we are putting all of RESALE stock ON SALE for Small Business Saturday. We need to make room for our Holiday Open House & Marketplace… SO, all RESALE (no, not anything with an Elisabethan label in it) will be $5 per garment, or more »

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Pop UP!

We’re dipping our toe into the “brick & mortar” waters, so to speak… an in-studio POP UP SHOP for the holidays! We’re kicking it off with extended hours this Thursday & Friday, November 13-14, from noon – 8pm. Come unwind from your week—we ‘re starting off with racks of great RESALE more »

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Primp fest

It’s that time of the year—-the lint rollers are getting lots of use as we “primp” fall & winter goodies to get them ready to ship out to our favorite shops & galleries.  Ashley and Peggysoup both know how to wield this critical tool with style! Click here for the list more »

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Lost in Translation?

Thanks to Sandy Clark for suggesting the name “T-rrific T-uesday T-shirts” for our weekly post of some of our more “notable” T-shirt finds… Here’s this week’s… it’s a bit of a head scratcher.

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T-SHIRT TUESDAY

Ok, this is something we’ve been wanting to do for awhile, and we actually did the first one last week on our Facebook page… We come across a lot of fun, goofy, silly, make-you-scratch-your-head t-shirts, so we’re starting a T-SHIRT TUESDAY post to share the best of our stash with you… more »

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NYNOW is then…

It was a busy trip to New York for the NYNOW show.  We ate some great food, walked on The High Line, strolled along the waterfront, and met with our some of our favorite boutique & gallery owners, as well as met new ones.             more »

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Glove Season

It’s officially glove season here, at least from a production standpoint.  That’s glove TRIM in the foreground. I think the pink is so bright that the iPhone camera can’t focus on it… YUM.

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in house

In between art festivals in Jackson, WY, & Crested Butte, CO, a trunk show with Tango in Gunnison, CO, AND starting fall production, we’ve been doing some rearranging in the studio… More on this to come, but here’s a sneak peek…

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Combine-

After everything is laundered, Sara & the Cutting Crew (no, not the 80s band — OUR cutting crew) turn the piles of t-shirts into perfect precise pieces for our original patterns—in this case the POCKET TUNIC. Then to the Combining Table, where each piece’s placement is individually chosen… 

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State of the Studio

7:30 PM Mountain Standard Time Working late at the studio (it’s not even THAT late—if I’m still here at 8:30, then maybe…) …finishing up samples for NY NOW Show and listening to the President’s State of the Union speech… lots of talk about work ethic, pursuing dreams, the need to more »

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January 21

I (as in Elisabeth, owner, founder, chief recycler of Elisabethan) had a wonderful birthday yesterday, and I spent most of it at the studio! I am lucky to work everyday on something that I created, and for the most part still challenges & fulfills me on a daily basis. And more »

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Holiday Hullabaloo

Thanks for braving the cold, everybody! Pics from the FIRST weekend of our HOLIDAY STUDIO SALE… Shop THIS week at ‘bethan HQ on Wednesday or Thursday from 12 to 6pm, or Saturday 10am to 4pm.

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HOW MANY SHOPPING DAYS?

Holy crow— It’s hard to believe, but it’s getting to be time for the annual ELISABETHAN HOLIDAY STUDIO SALE! We decided on dates and details just today, so we thought we should let YOU know as soon as WE knew! We’ll kick-off with our usual big shindig on FRIDAY, DECEMBER more »

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The Lone Wolf heads out to new horizons…

In the hullabaloo of last week, we didn’t have a chance to wish KARRAH, our Queen of Get ‘er Doneness, best wishes on her new gig! We will miss her (& her Twizzlers) as an integral part of Elisabethan —we called her Lone Wolf Aegerter because of how much she quietly (sometimes more »

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hellooooo

This Saturday we will be at the ASPEN SATURDAY MARKET—-9am to 3pm in downtown Aspen, CO… And DEFINITELY mark your calendars if you are within striking distance of Paonia… Join us for a trunk show where WE get to play host!!  

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FAIR WEATHER YARD SALE ! ! !

THIS Saturday… it’s going to be fun—-treasure from the depths of the ELISABETHAN studio… also goodies from EMBRACE, that trendy boutique in Hotchkiss, jewelry from LIFE OF RILEY at crazy prices AND more excellent, “random” stuff… Hope you can come!

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IN HOUSE POP-UP SHOP

Oh, how au courant of us! An ELISABETHAN POP-UP SHOP right in our own studio! The BE OUR VALENTINE Ladies’ Night! TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 from 5 to 8 pm Come SHOP (we’ve got great sale items), CREATE (we’ll supply makings for valentines & prayer flags) and TAKE THE CHILL OFF more »

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Come on, humans!

  It’s Miss Kitty—-I got this blog thing going, hoping the humans could take it from there, and for awhile it seemed like they were… Lately, not so much.  I know they’ve been busy and all, but if I can find time between naps to post, surely they can… come more »

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October morning

On the way to the studio this morning… I wore shorts & fingerless gloves—-it’s October! The thermometer on the bank downtown said 45 deg F. I found these great old peanut butter jars in the free box outside the thrift store on my alley. I love that fat Peter Pan more »

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Hello, world!

Well, I’ve been threatening to do this… I’ve been trying to tell the humans around here at Elisabethan that to be relevant in today’s world, one needs to BLOG, but no one seems to take me seriously.  I’ve finally decided to take matters into my own paws and get a more »

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