GALESBURG — Dovetail Rivet & Sew, a neighborhood boutique and gallery that specializes in handmade merchandise, will be transitioning out of its storefront at 61 S. Seminary St. by the conclude of this week. 

Hilary Anderson, who opened the shop on Seminary Road in 2015, claimed she ideas to proceed offering some of the store’s inventory on the internet and as a result of pop-up stores at distinct venues throughout Galesburg — the up coming just one will probably be at La Cantinita a week ahead of Valentine’s Day. 

But struggling with increasing expenditures and decreasing sales, Anderson mentioned she felt like it was time to make a transform.

Whichever isn’t sold inside Dovetail right after its very last day on Saturday, Jan. 29, will be moved to a residence in Ophiem, Illinois. There, Anderson will run her personal personalized art studio with strategies to open a new store, gallery, occasion and class room in the following few of decades.

Right until then, the Galesburg store is open each and every day of the week, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A substantial portion of its inventory is now on low cost for Dovetail’s transferring sale. 

Shoppers and artists have modified

A large portion of the store's inventory is now on sale ahead of its move out of Seminary Street.

Anderson, 44, to start with opened Rivet Boutique in 2015 subsequent to Innkeeper’s Espresso. Acquiring analyzed artwork at Knox School and metalsmithing in North Carolina, she wanted a studio to make her personal perform — landscape-impressed jewelry, scarves from repurposed cloth — and a house to offer it and interact with shoppers. 

She then bought Dovetail Arts at 61 S. Seminary St. and merged the two merchants in 2016. She started offering a lot more of other people’s art and merchandise from throughout the U.S purchased practically usually straight from the maker.