Gift Certificates available!

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 16:25 by Old Bag Factory

Give a friend a family member the gift of shopping at the Old Bag Factory! Certificates can be purchased at the OBF Mercantile and can be redeemed at any merchant. you can use it for pottery, foods, chocolate and cupcakes, jewelry and so much more! we can only acceptcash or check and the certificate can only be used at one store so please plan and purchase accordingly.

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Visit the Christian Book Store!

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 12:55 by Old Bag Factory

Located on the Second Floor of the Old Bag Factory is a local christian book store. Open Monday through Friday from 9-5, this store houses hundreds of christian book titles. You can also visit their website at or see them on Facebook at!

Kids' Craft Sessions for Paper Mache Masks!

Friday, 23 May 2014 11:48 by Old Bag Factory

The Old Bag Factory's artists along with the Elkhart Art League would like to invite kids to come to out two-part workshop and make their own paper mache mask!  The fee is only $10 to cover cost of materials and both sessions. Kids will make their mask in part one and decorate it in part. Below is registration information.

Legacy Home Furniture Memorial Day Sale!!

Tuesday, 20 May 2014 08:20 by The Old Bag Factory




Legacy Home Furniture is having a La-Z-Boy Memorial Day Sale that will run from

May 16 to June 2 .

All La-Z-Boy pieces whether stock or order will be 10%off.


There will be 3 models featured at $399.





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The Old Bag Factory jams on First Fridays!

Thursday, 1 May 2014 11:35 by Old Bag Factory

Every First Friday, there is a Bluegrass Gospel Jam Session in the Down Under from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Join Bill Landow and his friends for a night of fun and bring a few songs of your own. No registration or fees, just come as you are!

Goertzen Pottery is having their Spring pottery Sale!

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 08:11 by Old Bag Factory

Stop by Goertzen Pottery for their Annual Spring Pottery Sale just in time for Mothers Day! They are offering 20% - 50% off in their store on May 10th!

Rolodex Rental Co. is new to the Old Bag Factory!

Wednesday, 23 April 2014 11:13 by Old Bag Factory

The Rolodex Rental Co. is a new addition to the Old Bag Factory. They are located on the Harrison St side of the building and have been making their place beautiful for their grand opening. Celebrate with Ashley Swartzendruber and Janie Yoder as they officially open their doors!

They are a vintage/vintage inspired rental company that specializes in table top decor and other special items for your wedding or small event! Our inventory includes things like: dinner plates, dessert plates, vintage glass bottles, milk glass vases, vintage drinking glasses, table cloths, furniture, light up marquee signs, wood tables and etc. 

Stop by their Grand Opening May 8th from 6 - 9 PM for food, prizes and see what they are all about!

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The quilt garden is coming soon!

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 11:21 by Old Bag Factory

We are proud that we are involved in the Quilt Garden Tour by having our own quilt garden! Located by Quilt Design's historic log cabin, the quilt garden is brand new every year! Veteran quilt garden designer Shirley Shenk is proud to announce that her daughter-in-law, Kris Shenk is the designer of this year's garden! The theme is called Facets and incorporates diamond cuts and the like.

Planting will begin on the quilt garden on May 21, weather permitting, and it will be officially open on Memorial Day, May 26th! Mark your calendars to come by and see this amazing display of flowers! A garden from a previous year is shown here.

Working Artists' Studio opens and expands!

Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:58 by Old Bag Factory

The Working Artists' Studio on the Second Floor has taken on a new artist! In addition to Ellen Ridenour, Gloria Smith-Carney is a printmaker who is joining the studio. Gloria studied at Harvard University, majored in Art History and attended Courtauld Institute of London, Chelsea Art School of London, and the Santa Reparta in Italy. She co-founded the Mid-America Printmaking Council and Atelier 34 Studio in Cape Cod. We welcome this new talent to the Old Bag Factory!

The Working Artists' Studio is also opening a mini-gallery of art and prints for viewing and purchasing. The store will be open most days and will represent artists and professors from Indiana University. A collection of 40 year-old woodcuts from Phil Montieth are on display. COme by and see Ellen and Gloria on the Second Floor!

Sweet-Em's Cake Shoppe moves to bigger store!

Friday, 11 April 2014 13:43 by Old Bag Factory

Our own Sweet-Em's Cake Shoppe has completed their move to their new space in the Old Bag Factory!  We could not be prouder to have them right inside the front door! They have a very classy storefront and their baking of their specialty cakes fills the halls throughout the building. Stop by their store to see their cupcake offerings! Also they will have their cupcakes in Legacy Home Furniture during the special event and giveaway! You don't want to miss it on Saturday April 19th from 9 - 3.