How I Work

Sometimes when I see a certain jacket in a thrift store, I instantly know that I must get it, even when it costs more than twice what I would normally pay for such a garnment. There is no way that I can walk away from the thing, knowing it could be transformed into a spectacular … Continue reading How I Work


Introducing... young Josephine, my Big Gretta's little sister! She's modern, equally tough and just as fast, and much like her big sister, she's up to any job in the studio - except floors, she doesn't do those either! Josephine is proud of her professional walking feet, can climb any mountain barefooted and blindfolded, yet she … Continue reading Josephine

Meta4 Gallery

I am pleased to announce that AppleTowne Bags, as well as a few sleeveless jackets,  are now available at Meta4 Gallery in Peterborough and Port Perry. What beautiful stores!

Introducing …the Unisex Commuter Bag (changed from Man-Bag)

Men have stuff too! And once they experience the convenience of having their critical-few items handy at all times, they choose not to do without. Here's an earth-friendly option for the stylish people in your life... designed especially for him, but appealing to her too. As with other AppleTowne bags, the material is reclaimed primarily … Continue reading Introducing …the Unisex Commuter Bag (changed from Man-Bag)