The market starts with a parade of the artists welcomed by the city of Santa Fe as they gather in the main plaza welcomed by a Cuban live band.
The technique of hand stitching she is using is borrowed from the shoe and saddle making trades.
This is really at the core of what defines her craft.
She also believes in the emotional connection her clients have with their bag — the way you feel when you carry it throughout your day, revealing in it’s handmade nature, an appreciation for the energy put into this special piece.
Hard to find elsewhere, she believes in the gentle notion that sometimes the best items involve some searching.
Her booth is the first stop of any serious textile collector and one of the first to sell out.