Abingdon businesses offering face masks
Abingdon is a town full of entrepreneurs, and when the pandemic hit, many shifted their business models, producing or sourcing masks for their community.
Buying local is more important than ever. Show your love for Abingdon: mask up, protect your community, and support local businesses all at the same time!
Crafts on Main
This brand new craft business had just opened its doors when the global pandemic forced it to cancel all classes and limit shopping. Despite this blow, owner Jenny Carlisle persevered, shifting to making custom masks as a way to keep the doors open and contribute to the community.
On the Crafts on Main blog, Jenny writes:
"These last two months have been great for the Shop as far as establishing us in the neighborhood, and we've made/sold over 1,100 face masks. It has also been a period of planning, and we're so excited at what the future holds for Crafts on Main!"
Just outside of Abingdon, in the tiny community of Glade Spring, Virginia, Lavelle Manufacturing normally makes high end couture clothing. In order to keep its stitchers employed, Lavelle has also started making face masks. True to its brand, these masks are function with a unique bit of style to them - on its website you'll find masks made of custom printed and vintage fabrics.Lavelle Manufacturing
This specialty grocery store offers Local, international, and specialty foods; gift baskets, and local art, and now, one-of-a-kind locally made face masks.
While you're picking up a mask or two, grab some treats for your next picnic! You'll also find an amazing collection of teas, spices, and imported treats.Necessities
Pretty Little Things
Facemasks for children and teens can be hard to find, but luckily Abingdon's Pretty Little Things has you covered.
Pretty Little Things is a charming little store located in Abingdon, VA that features a curated collection of children's clothing, accessories, shoes, and gifts. Now it is offering face masks that are useful and just as adorable as its outfits.
Sisters 3 Studio
Sisters 3 Studio is a local maker based in Abingdon. From their website, they normally offer "handcrafted distinctive jewelry with stylish designs that go with blue jeans all the way to the ballroom. Jewelry designed for the fearless sister you are and the daring sister you love."
Now they've added an option for stylish handmade masks, created from quilting fabric. Order online and pick up at the Abingdon Farmers Market (now offer pre-order only through the Abingdon Farmers Market Direct Facebook group).Sisters 3 Studio