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Non-Profit Promoting the American Artisanal Small Business Economy

Featured American Maker

This week’s featured American Small Business makes lovely waxed canvas and leather bags in Washington, D.C. All New American is pleased to introduce Katie Stack, maker, creator and founder of Stitch & Rivet. Each quality American Made bag and leather good is designed and patterned by Katie in Washington, D.C. The line’s utilitarian style and simplified designs appeal to both men and women. Pieces are made to last, with an emphasis on quality construction and durable materials. Yes, and somet… [Read More]


Where do you find your America? "Many of our leathers and vegan-friendly waxed canvases come from American finishers, American tanneries, and salvage warehouses. We have put our efforts into eliminating waste by using every remnant possible and paying careful attention to layout and design. Unused remnants are donated to school groups, scout troops, or bundled and sold to local artists just starting out during our annual scrap sale. This means you can feel good knowing we respect the materials we use and the communities that produce those supplies."

Katie Stack

Stitch & Rivet