By repurposing remnants, we're creating products that further our mission of sustainability.
Our Upcycle Throws are produced using various remnants of throws and blankets from past and current collections to further our mission of sustainability by doing our part to reduce waste. These remnants were given to local artisans to create one-of-a-kind throws.
Allison Glasoe – Al's Tailoring
Minneapolis native, Allison Glasoe, is the woman behind Al's Tailoring. Sewing professionally since 2006, she uses her experience and knowledge of textiles to repurpose and bring new life to otherwise discarded fabrics. Known for her one of a kind handmade goods, she strives to emphasize sustainability with functional designs.
Benjamin Kelly – Dinosaur Hampton
Dinosaur Hampton is a design brand founded by Benjamin Kelly focusing on making awesome things for awesome people. Coming from a background in music and theatre Kelly uses many different materials from vintage quilts to rugged denim in his creative textile works. Much of the artwork is done through free hand embroidery on an antique chainstitch machine.
Our Upcycle Rugs are produced using various selvedge edges of throws and blankets from past and current collections to further our mission of sustainability by doing our part to reduce waste. These selvedge edges were given to local artisans to create one-of-a-kind rugs.
Maggie Thompson – Makwa Studio
Maggie Thompson (Fond du Lac Ojibwe) was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Textiles at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2013. As a textile artist and designer she derives her inspiration from the history of her Ojibwe heritage. Thompson runs Makwa Studio and is also an emerging curator of contemporary Native art. She has also curated special exhibits for Two Rivers Gallery, the McKnight Foundation and the Minnesota Museum of American Art.
Why our upcycle products?
Good for the Planet
These blankets are 100% unique and there will never be another produced like them.
Supporting Local Artists
Our Upcycle collection provides a platform to local artists to help them thrive.