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Shepherd loved this pale green silk jacket by Tim Harding so much that she later bought another in iridescent fall colors.

Alana Shepherd: Handmade Jackets

Over the last twenty years of attending the American Craft Council's annual Atlanta show, the Shepherd Center cofounder has acquired at least a half dozen handmade jackets, and she shows them off for our March 2011 issue.
updated 03.1.11

  • Shepherd loved this pale green silk jacket by Tim Harding so much that she later bought another in iridescent fall colors.
    Shepherd loved this pale green silk jack…
  • This delicate Jes Irie jacket of champagne bias lace, with frilly black trim, is suitable for even formal occasions.
    This delicate Jes Irie jacket of champag…
  • This cheerful green jacket with embroidered sunflowers by Mary Lynn O’Shea is one of Shepherd’s current favorites. O’Shea’s jacquard fabrics are all woven especially for her Vermont studio.
    This cheerful green jacket with embroide…
  • This midnight blue jacket is another creation by Mary Lynn O’Shea, who is known for her sense of color.
    This midnight blue jacket is another cre…
  • Nancy Jemio’s chenille sandhill crane sweater is a perennial favorite at the Atlanta show, says Shepherd.
    Nancy Jemio’s chenille sandhill crane sw…
  • Shepherd treated herself to this crinkled silk jacket with bronze appliqués by Marcia Phillips when she won a gift certificate as a door prize at the ACC Atlanta show.
    Shepherd treated herself to this crinkle…
  • This handwoven jacket by Deborah Cross was one of Shepherd’s early purchases. Its sleek lines and non-wrinkle fabric make it practical as well as elegant.
    This handwoven jacket by Deborah Cross w…