Valerie Williams' Profile

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My name is Valerie Williams and I am a designer, sewer, sewing teacher, and lover of fabric. I have been making handbags and accessories under the Holland Cox label since December of 2004, when I started my business in response to my quarter-life crisis.

Until March of 2009 I was also lobbyist for a non-profit organization, but now I make things and teach sewing full time, and I couldn't be happier!

My goal with Holland Cox is to make beautiful things for people who like to make their own rules - who are more interested in their personal style than what anybody else is wearing! Holland Cox handbags & accessories are all about adding color and style to your life in a bold way.

Holland Cox is my great-great-grandmother's name, and I named my business after her because I love the sound of it. :) I'm also happy to have a…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 28
  • Joined March 30, 2009

Favorite materials

calico cotton, denim, velveteen, wool felt, silk dupioni, linen, tweed, ultrasuede

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About

My name is Valerie Williams and I am a designer, sewer, sewing teacher, and lover of fabric. I have been making handbags and accessories under the Holland Cox label since December of 2004, when I started my business in response to my quarter-life crisis.

Until March of 2009 I was also lobbyist for a non-profit organization, but now I make things and teach sewing full time, and I couldn't be happier!

My goal with Holland Cox is to make beautiful things for people who like to make their own rules - who are more interested in their personal style than what anybody else is wearing! Holland Cox handbags & accessories are all about adding color and style to your life in a bold way.

Holland Cox is my great-great-grandmother's name, and I named my business after her because I love the sound of it. :) I'm also happy to have a little piece of her, in the form of a set of quilts made by her and my great-grandmother (her daughter-in-law). They are in excellent shape, and I use them nearly every day!

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