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Holland Cox is the home of stylish fabric accessories designed and handcrafted by me, Valerie Williams, in my home studio in the Washington DC area. There are nine handbag styles in the Holland Cox may have seen them featured in Daily Candy DC, Lucky Magazine, or the Washington Post Express. To see the newest ones, visit

the handbags
Since I founded the Holland Cox label in 2004, I have designed eight handbag styles: the classic, the envelope clutch, the wristlet, the A-line clutch, the mini-clutch, the flight bag, the briefcase, and the hobo bag.

The handbags are always one-of-a-kind! My goal is to create individual works of art that are fun and easy to wear, and are studies in color and texture.

The newest style is the satchel! Check them out here:

the accessories
There are more than a dozen accessories for ladies and gents in the Holland Cox collection, and I am adding new ones all the time. They are all always limited edition, sometimes one-of-a-kind. Come back often, since I add new items and colorways regularly. As every item is made individually, placement of fabric patterns will vary.

the sewing patterns
I started designing sewing patterns in 2011 as an outlet for my sewing evangelism. I love sewing so much, I want everyone ELSE to love it, too! I would love to see pictures of the things you make using my patterns! I'm working on new ones all the time, drop me a line if there's something you'd like to see specifically.

custom work
I am happy to create custom versions of everything in the shop (the handbags, too)! Please let me know via convo if you see something you like, but would prefer a different color/fabric. Check out some of my fabric stash:

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