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Note from a Customer

Recently, I received this wonderful note from a customer of mine and wanted to share…. My husband and I have been purchasing Xmittens for at least seven years. We found Amber’s mittens at a craft-fair during the holiday season and Steve loved how they felt and how unique they looked. So, he purchased them for more »

Xmittens Studio Update

“Much of the pain in life comes from having a life plan that you’ve fallen in love with, but that doesn’t work out. Having to find a new life plan hurts. The trick is not to become too attached to any particular life plan and remember that there is always a better, even-happier life plan more »

Amber Coppings Designs Open House March 23

Studio Open House- 5258 Butler St, 2nd floor March 23, 2013; 11am-5pm; FREE A combination of Xmittens studio open house, clearance sale and a chance to preview textile art classes and new one-of-a-kind wearables! We’ll have coffee, tea and a selection of sweets on hand. Perfect place to stop before or after brunch at any more »

Meet the Model: Becky Mauro

Meet Becky!  Becky and I have known each other for years- she is a super smart cookie and sweetheart.  Read more about her and her love for Xmittens (even in 90 degree heat!): How did you start modeling for me? I met Amber while working at The Shop at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. more »

Meet the Model: Gary Alan Jackson

  Hello everyone…meet Gary.  He is a new model for Xmittens, but an old soul and customer of mine.  He also graces the pretty awesome animated gif you can see throughout my website- thanks for being a generous hooper, Gary!  Read more about Gary below: *How did you start modeling for me? (what is your more »

Xmittens on KDKA!

See great items from Xmittens,  Wildcard, Pavement, Pageboy Salon & Boutigue, Alicia Kachmar, Tree Pittsburgh, RagTrader Vintage, Whimsical Wonders, and more. Hooray for Lawrenceville! Watch the video in 3 easy steps: 1. Click here. 2. Scroll down, click on page 2 of the videos. 3. Find the video titled “This Week Marks Buy Local Pittsburgh more »

Open Studio Sale with Amber Coppings and Adam Shreckhise

On Saturday December 17th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, Adam Shreckhise and I will open our doors in Stanton Heights for an open studio sale! I will be offering an assortment of my wares including Xmittens and bubbles scarves. Adam’s finished paintings from PAM will also be available. If you’re in the Pittsburgh area more »

Buy a Jacket, Help the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh!

Last month it was the Food Bank, this month it’s the library. During the week of December 11th – 18th , $10 for every jacket sold and $1 from all other items will be donated to the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.  Even better, join fellow artist Adam Shreckhise and I for our Open Studio Sale more »

Xmittens FAQ’s

Have some questions about shopping for Xmittens online? I recommend heading over to my FAQ page and learning a bit more about how it all works. Some key points to check out: Info on sustainability & recycling Gift Exchange policy Shipping info Custom orders Head on over to learn more about all things Xmittens!

Featured Item- Xmittens Hooded Jackets!

Something new from Amber Coppings Designs!  From now through the end of the year, I will be featuring items from the Xmittens and amtextiles lines.  Most will have a special discount for blog readers and extra special fans!  I’ll also be sharing little-known tidbits and practical advice on how to wear and use the items, more »