This event for was planned for Etsy by Rye Workshop at Longview Gallery. It celebrated the Gee’s Bend Quilters, represented by Stella M. Pettway, Claudia Pettway Charley, and Doris Pettway Hacketts. These talented women were featured alongside their personal textile works and were appreciated in a speech given to attendees by Etsy CEO Josh Silverman. Sweet Root Village provided the beautiful flowers and Occasion Caterers provided the delicious hour devours.
• 79% of Etsy sellers identify as women
• Etsy’s 5.3 million sellers – mostly shops of one working from home – live all over the world.
• Etsy sellers contributed $14.3 billion to our economy in 2021.