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Your All-American Xmas Shopping Guide


By JRC Staff Report

Monday, December 10, 2012

The following are lists by brand and product type, businesses that sell U.S. made goods, and websites that sell U.S. made products.
Want to buy a brand or product that’s not on this list but not sure where it is made? Check out Sourcemap.com, which maps out the chain of manufacturing and sale for different products.
BRANDS:
Art Supplies:
Crayola crayons: regular-sized crayons are made in the U.S., including the 8-count up to the 120-count crayon boxes, Model Magic, Air Dry Clay and Silly Putty are U.S. made along with most markers and paints, and the Color Wonder and Color Explosion product lines.
EZArt Products
Automotive:
Aerostich motorcycle gear
Beauty:
Maze nails
Thymes fragrances and candles
Candles:
Pennsylvania Soy Candles
Thymes fragrances and candles
Yankee Candle Co.
Candy:
Bakers candies
Boyer Candy Co. (Pa. made)
Frans chocolates
Gertrude Hawk chocolates
Just Born (Pa. made)
Liberty Orchards
Lindt chocolates (New Hampshire)
Pearson’s Candy
Shop Sucre candies
Sweet Ashley’s, Royersford
Wilbur chocolate (Pa. made)
Clothing:
All American clothing co.
Bill’s Khakis men’s clothing (made in Pa.)
Campbellsville Apparel Co.
Carhartt Clothing Co.
City Threads children’s clothing co.
Cottonfield USA
Darn Tough socks
Duluth Trading Post Made in the USA Collection
Finlay shirts
La Isla swimsuits
Lifewear: T-shirts, sweatshirts, turtlenecks and more. All U.S. parts assembled in Pottstown, Pa.
Marine Layer
Michigander
Penbrooke Swimsuits (Pa. made)
Purely Alpaca
Race Ready running apparel
Round House jeans
Royal Apparel
School House school uniform company
Smashing golf and tennis apparel
Texas Jeans
Union House
Vera Wang (some clothing lines and most of her wedding gowns are U.S. made)
Vermont Flannel Co.
Wickers underwear
Winter Water clothing co.
World’s Softest socks
Electronics:
Element TVs
Food:
Blue Barrel Smokehouse nuts
Blue Bell ice cream
Carriage House cheeses, biscuits and cookies
Cranberry Island Kitchens
Old Dutch pretzels and chips
Robert Rothschild Farm
Sly Fox Brewing Co.
Tastykake snack foods (Pa. made)
Turkey Hill foods
Utz potato chips and pretzels
Yuengling
Zapps potato chips
Furniture:
Alegacy furniture (Pa. made)
Fifth Room (Pa. made)
Ottlite lighting products
Guns:
Evolution Gun Works Inc.
Smith & Wesson
Handbags, bags and Luggage:
Cinda B. handbags and totes
Holly Aiken handbags
Jesse B. Collection purses and bags
J.W. Hulme bags and luggage
Little Packrats backpacks for kids
Peggy Stella bags
Portabrace luggage
Rebecca Ray handbags
Stephanie Dawn backpacks and bags
Jewelry:
Alex and Ani jewelry
Donald Huber jewelry
Jewel Kade
Lauren Chisholm jewelry
Lori Bonn watches and jewelry
Magnabilities: magnetic, interchangeable jewelry
Moissanite and Co. jewelry (the gems are from the U.S. as well)
Two Sisters jewelry
Kitchenware:
Lodge Co. cast iron frying pan at Target
Jacob Bromwell kitchen products
Kitchenaid mixers
Nordic Ware
Roundabout cupcake sleeves
Tervis Tumblers, personalized coffee mugs, cups, etc.
Leather Goods:
Bazooka leather and arts
Erda leather goods
Sundance leather shoes and hats
Outdoors Gear:
Penn Reels (not all is made in America, but items that are are labeled)
Outerwear:
American Hat Company
Sundance leather shoes and hats
Pets:
North Woods pet treats and products
Shoes:
Belleville
Carolina
Chippewa
Double H
Footskins shoes
Justin
Klogs women’s shoes (not all shoes made in U.S. Icons on site indicate which ones are.)
MH Mining
Mukluks moccasins
New Balance athletic shoes
Okabashi flip flops and sandals
Sundance leather shoes and hats
Tactical
Wolverine
Sports:
Lacrosse pinnies for sports teams
New Balance athletic shoes
Race Ready running apparel
Smashing golf and tennis apparel
Swimsuits:
La Isla swimsuits
Penbrooke Swimsuits (Pa. made)
Ujena bathing suits
Tools:
Ariens snowblowers
Klein tools
Northern Lites snowshoes
ProTool Industries: hunting knives and tools
Toys:
Crayola crayons: regular-sized crayons are made in the U.S., including the 8-count up to the 120-count crayon boxes, Model Magic, Air Dry Clay and Silly Putty are U.S. made along with most markers and paints, and the Color Wonder and Color Explosion product lines.
Ideal toys
K’NEX
Little Tykes
Scientific Explorer
Slinky children’s toy (Pa. made)
Step2 children’s toys
Wedding Dresses:
Reem Acra
Alix and Kelly
Amsale
Christos
Oscar de la Renta
Elizabeth Fillmore
Caroline Herrera
Jim Hjelm and Alvina Valenta
Tara Keely
Lazaro
Monique Lhuillier
Amy Michelson
Nicole Miller
Badgley Mischka (most made in the U.S.)
Claire Pettibone
Kenneth Pool
Lela Rose (made in Manhattan)
Angel Sanchez
Carmela Sutera
Thread
Judd Waddell
Vera Wang (most made in the U.S.)
Businesses:
Alegacy furniture (Pa. made)
All American Clothing Co.
All Things Primitive, Main Street, Phoenixville
ArtFusion19464: Locally produced art and gifts
Etsy.com (site for home-based businesses such as crafters, artists, clothiers, woodworkers, jewelers, etc. to sell their goods)
Frecon Farms, Boyertown
Patsy’s Potpourri of Gifts, Boyertown
Sly Fox Brewing Co., Pottstown
Sweet Ashley’s Chocolates, Royersford
Taylor Backes glass studio, Boyertown
Make your own gifts at these local businesses:
Phoenix Village Art Center
Busy Bees Pottery
The Spirited Artist: Group painting classes
Painting with a Twist: Group painting classes
Websites where you can find more American made goods:
Allusaclothing.com
American Made Matters
American Made Work Boots
AmericansWorking.com
California Wine Club
Made in Pennsylvania
MadeinUSA.org
MadeinUSAForever.com
MadeinUSAproductsstore.com
Pa. General Store (all Pa. made gifts)
Slanguage.com
StillMadeinUSA.com
Unionlabel.com
USMadeProducts.biz
USMade.com