“Can you make something I can wear?” I made her a really cool backpack with the straps from the suspenders, and now she wears it…and is reminded of her grandfather…

Shelly Staehly

Owner/Designer, EMBR Bags

We connected with Shelly Staehly, owner and designer of EMBR, a local creator offering one of a kind sling packs, purses, day packs, and more. We talk about sewing, the origin of the business, repurposing older items and clothing into new pieces and the stories that come along with it.

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