Maureen Coleman on Nov 24, 2016
Made well and very cute! Much smaller than expected. If you read all of the reviews and details, you won't be surprised, but the main picture is very deceiving.
Handmade bags and accessories proudly produced by hand in Washington, DC.
Each Stitch & Rivet piece is created by hand, one at a time in Washington, DC
VISIT US IN REAL LIFE! We are in the Arts Walk at Monroe St. Market in NE Washington, DC. Our address is 716 Monroe St NE Studio #3 Washington, DC 20017. For more information and ordering, please visit us at www.shopstitchandrivet.com
Stitch & Rivet is a woman owned, and woman run business. All pieces are designed, patterned and created by Katie Stack and her variety of vagabond assistants.
Inspiration comes from a life lived in cities and always on the move. Minimal decoration and clean lines are the hallmark of Stitch & Rivet and guarantee that your piece will be loved for generations to come.
Owner, Maker, Designer
Katie Stack is the owner of Stitch & Rivet. In 2013 S&R opened their first brick and mortar shop in Washington, DC. Katie was voted Best Crafter in Washington DC in 2011, 2015, and 2016. She likes kitten videos and old dogs.
Assistant, Stitcher, First Hand
Claire is a trained theatrical costumer and stitcher. She assists Katie in the studio and helps keep the work flowing. She likes dogs and gothic industrial music.
Customer Service, Occasional Stitcher
Josh works at the Stitch & Rivet brick and mortar on the weekends. He occasionally helps out in the workshop when we need an extra pair of hands. Josh has a background in theatrical costuming and his day job is managing the craft shop at a regional Shakespeare Theatre.
Leise (pronounced Liza)
Leise works in the Stitch & Rivet brick and mortar shop and occasionally can be seen selling S&R goods at local craft shows and markets. She is a general do-good kinda gal and enjoys interacting with customers and helping people find the right bag to fit their lifestyle.
Lisa is our resident editor. She checks the listings and paperwork to make sure the grammar is passable and the listings are correct. If you find a mistake, please let us know!
Kathleen makes sure the taxes are filed and the bills are paid. She is our secret weapon against quickbooks!
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Returns & exchanges
- Custom or personalized orders
- To communicate with you about your order
- To fulfill your order
- For legal reasons (like paying taxes)
Frequently asked questions
Custom and personalized orders
Thanks for your interest, we offer monogramming on some items. If a monogram will work with the leather, the item will indicate that in the listing! Please note that personalized items cannot be returned or exchanged.
Stitch & Rivet LOVES wholesale accounts. We have 20+ shops carrying our work. If you are interested in a wholesale account, please send us a convo with a little info about your shop, and we will send you an invitation to view our Etsy Wholesale line sheet.
How do I return an item?
Stitch & Rivet accepts back item within 3 days of delivery. Customers are responsible for all shipping costs, and unless we have made a mistake, shipping costs are non-refundable. If you need to return something, please include your name on a slip of paper. If the item is not in perfect un-used condition upon it's return to Stitch & Rivet, it cannot be accepted for return.