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about dunny galleger:
i like to collect wool remnants from a famous oregon woolen mill that's nearby (my favorites are the discarded but lovely edges -- called headers -- of their world-class blankets) and then, being a descendent of irish tailors and bohemian merchants, I can't stop myself from stitching them into things to sell.

i've recently added a vintage corner to my shop and will be filling it with vintage what-nots from europe and some americana too. keep checking back!

dunny galleger, the name itself, is a patchwork of the towns my mother and father come from: donegal in the northwest of ireland; and eger, czechoslovakia, known now as cheb in the czech republic. my irish grandfather had a tailoring shop on the diamond, the center of donegal town. and my dad, as a boy, lived with his parents and grandparents above the family fabric…

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  • Joined October 2, 2010

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wool, silk thread, czech glass beads, vintage findings

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About

about dunny galleger:
i like to collect wool remnants from a famous oregon woolen mill that's nearby (my favorites are the discarded but lovely edges -- called headers -- of their world-class blankets) and then, being a descendent of irish tailors and bohemian merchants, I can't stop myself from stitching them into things to sell.

i've recently added a vintage corner to my shop and will be filling it with vintage what-nots from europe and some americana too. keep checking back!

dunny galleger, the name itself, is a patchwork of the towns my mother and father come from: donegal in the northwest of ireland; and eger, czechoslovakia, known now as cheb in the czech republic. my irish grandfather had a tailoring shop on the diamond, the center of donegal town. and my dad, as a boy, lived with his parents and grandparents above the family fabric shop, #34 marktplatz, on the town square in eger. though no longer used as tailor’s and fabric merchant’s, both shops still stand. thanks for looking at mine!
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