• Sustainability: What is leather, really?

    What is leather and how is it made? Learn how leather is processed, graded, and transformed into consumer products. Read more

  • A Customer’s Inherited Fur Coat Gets Turned Into A Cape

    Yesterday’s Snow Day turned into a Fun Day! I was able to finish a custom order. The customer wanted her inherited fur coat turned into a cape. She already owns one of my suede capes and wanted me to recreate that feeling and look in fur! To create the silhouette and keep the drape soft,… Read more

  • RED is the colour of PASSION

    You can never have enough! I have noticed lately that I seem to be posting photos with the colour RED. I love red and this is the one colour that will never go out of style! An instant pop of colour to your wardrobe and a definite mood changer. I just finished working on this… Read more

  • Sustainable Fashion: A Reworking Of A Luxury Item

    Linda looks cozy and warm as she welcomes guests to the @perthmanor in her remodelled fur coat! 💕This coat sat in Linda’s closet for many years after she inherited it from an aunt who lived life to its fullest! 💕During the remodelling process I cut off 7” from the original length of the coat to… Read more

  • Cozy and Warm in a Spanish Shearling Coat

    I am feeling cozy and warm in a Shearling Coat that I just completed.🌺Stewart Park is the perfect backdrop.🌺The coat is made of Spanish Merino Lamb Shearling in a Black Leather Nappa finish. The shawl collar converts into a hood when the top button is done up. This luxurious collar remains one of my favourites.🌺These… Read more

  • Suede and Leather Collage Cape Inspiration

    COLLABORATION 🌹Teal is the colour pulling together the designs of @queenbeemillinery and @streve_design 🌹Thank you Ranelle for modelling in Stewart Park on rainy day this week. Dispite the rain, Ranelle looks radiant in her original @queenbeemillinery wool felt cloche with black trim and lace. 🌹The @streve_design suede and leather collage cape is a custom order… Read more

A red wool cape with black floral applique design being made in Cheryl Straby's design studio.


Strévé Design’s boutique carries ready to wear pieces by Cheryl Straby, as well as local hand weaving, locally made jewelry, and Italian Murano Glass jewelry.

Custom orders can be made by contacting us.