Highpoint, North Carolina, is sometimes referred to as the “Furniture Capital of the World,” but the town’s expert leather workers are now applying their skills to a completely different type of product: handmade golf club covers.
“There’s no better way to make a quality leather product than to make it right here in North Carolina,” says Charlie Burgwyn, co-founder and president of Stitch. “Every bit – from the cutting to putting on the numbers to the stripes – it’s all handmade, hand-sewn. Details make us different.”
After a sever drought and a seemingly endless string of 100-degree days, the outdoors of Middle Tennessee hasn’t been the most hospitable place of late for those who prefer not to slow-roast themselves.
While we take pride in all the recent national attention on Nashville as the latest it city, the growth, change and attention typically come with downsides — often environmental. Which is why Thomas Solinksy founded the tree-planting organization SoundForest – to harness our city’s energy and the desire of its citizens to do good in an effort to make sure our rise is a sustainable one.