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Emma Thieme is a 4th-generation Mainer and a true LOCAL GIRL from the small river village of Winterport. Growing up, Emma learned the power of handmade creativity from her mother, a wonderful seamstress . She remembers spending her snow days sewing and designing her own jewelry and doll clothing. Later her interest lead to designing and constructing her own prom dresses. And now, even with a college degree under her belt, Emma still can't stop creating.

LOCAL GIRL is Emma's jewelry and accessory business, handcrafted from recycled leathers, usually salvaged from funky purses and forgotten wallets.

Emma combines floral and sparkling patterns with grommets and hardware for a feminine yet tough vibe. She believes that the "locals" living in our small Maine towns have unique and irreplaceable styles, with attitudes to match. She is constantly…

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  • Female
  • Born on April 26
  • Joined November 9, 2011

Favorite materials

leather, recycled materials, felt, grommets and eyelets, birch bark

About

Emma Thieme is a 4th-generation Mainer and a true LOCAL GIRL from the small river village of Winterport. Growing up, Emma learned the power of handmade creativity from her mother, a wonderful seamstress . She remembers spending her snow days sewing and designing her own jewelry and doll clothing. Later her interest lead to designing and constructing her own prom dresses. And now, even with a college degree under her belt, Emma still can't stop creating.

LOCAL GIRL is Emma's jewelry and accessory business, handcrafted from recycled leathers, usually salvaged from funky purses and forgotten wallets.

Emma combines floral and sparkling patterns with grommets and hardware for a feminine yet tough vibe. She believes that the "locals" living in our small Maine towns have unique and irreplaceable styles, with attitudes to match. She is constantly inspired by the community members around her and LOCAL GIRL is a nod to them.

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