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Business is booming for handmade!

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It's one day until Halifax Crafters Spring Sale. Check out the Chronicle Herald piece by Heather Laura Clarke.   http://thechronicleherald.ca/artslife/1360482-business-booming-for-handmade-productsWheels Business booming for handmade products THE CHRONICLE HERALD Published April 28, 2016 - 8:17pmLast Updated April 28, 2016 - 9:01p       The Antigonish Bag Company will be at the Halifax Crafters Society Spring Fair this weekend. When James Brown was just 14, he was running a small shop in his father’s basement. He sold his leather goods to Barrington Street merchants until the market shifted in the ‘70s and fewer folks wanted handmade items. Brown worked in boat-building for many...

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Have bag. Will travel.

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A little over a month to go!! Getting ready for the Originals Show at the EY Centre in Ottawa from March 31 to April 4th!  #originals30 #madeinnovascotia #handmade        

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Spring "must haves" in the Coast!

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We're so happy to see blue bag getting press!  Here's a link to the complete article:  https://www.thecoast.ca/halifax/spring-must-haves/Content?oid=4620782  Stacks of wax The Halifax Record Fair is this Saturday, but if you can’t get enough of the waxy stuff, here are three smooth products to keep the good times rollin’. Handmade from start to finish, these wax totes from the Antigonish Bag Company are dyed, painted with wax, heated to absorb colour and finished with leather handles. Ranges from $20 for small totes to large totes with liners at $105. Pick up at the Antigonish Farmers Market, Luvly in Lunenburg and atantigonishbag.com....

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