Stormy Kromer Signs On To Support U.S. Men’s and Women’s Ski Jumping Teams

May 21, 2013

IRONWOOD, MI (May 21, 2013) – Stormy Kromer is pleased to announce that they have been named the Official Lifestyle Apparel Sponsor of USA Ski Jumping and the Official Fashion Wear Supplier of Women’s Ski Jumping USA. Stormy Kromer is a division of Jacquart Fabric Products, located in Ironwood, Michigan, in the Upper Peninsula, the […]

New Plaids – Help us name them!

April 16, 2013

You never disappoint us with your creativity in naming plaids, so we’ll get right to it. Below are two new plaid patterns we are working on. We can’t tell you yet what products they will be used in, but we would love your input on naming them. So, put your thinking caps on, and we […]

Handmade by Him: Jim Berton, the man behind the pictures.

April 5, 2013

Up next in our series of employee features is Jim Berton – our resident photography/graphics/technology expert who loves learning new skills and putting them to use at Stormy Kromer. SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? JB: I wear a lot of hats. Really. SK: Nice pun. JB: Thank you. Truly, I learned to […]

Handmade by Him: Dan Pavlovich, dreaming of plaid.

March 7, 2013

Up next in our series of employee features is Dan Pavlovich – a longtime employee who grew up with Bob Jacquart, and now plays a key role in product design and development. SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? DP: Wow, what haven’t I done? I started at the front desk with Bob’s mom […]

Treated Like a Person, By a Person

February 7, 2013

We get a lot of great emails, facebook posts and blog comments from our customers. Every once in awhile, we get one so well-written and witty that it is too good not to share. This email came from a lovely gentleman named Rich and we asked him if it would be okay if we shared […]

Handmade by Her: Melissa Allen, making a Kromer a Kromer.

December 17, 2012

Up next in our series of employee features, meet Melissa Allen! SK: What’s your role at Stormy Kromer? MA: I put the earband on the cap. It’s a big job, and I love it. SK: What are you most proud of in your work? MA: My favorite thing is to see people wearing our caps. […]

Handmade by Her: Heather Nikula, our two-needle specialist.

November 20, 2012

SK: What’s your job at Stormy Kromer? HN: If it’s got two rows of stitches, I did it. I do the double-needle work on the button and zipper vests, the town coat, our trousers—all the pants have two-needle pockets. It makes our clothes more durable, but there’s also art in it. Double-stitching is just more […]

Bob and Stormy Kromer’s Baseball Bat

November 9, 2012

A few months ago, Bob got an odd voicemail message. The caller stated that he had a ‘ceremonial’ baseball bat that had belonged to George Kromer and was wondering if anyone here at the company had an interest in it. Indeed we did. As it turns out, the bat was a part of George’s estate […]

Handmade by Her: Patti Budgick, an outerwear legend.

October 29, 2012

SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? PB: I’m the work-lead for the outerwear line. That means I do a little of everything when it comes to our vests, the Town Coat, the Mackinaw Coat and the Airman’s Jacket. I make sure the orders get done in order; I make sure the shelves are […]

Inspected by Her: Eagle-Eye Jackson, also known as Lynn.

October 16, 2012

SK: What do you do at Stormy Kromer? LJ: I’m one of three inspectors, and I make sure every cap that goes out is perfect. All the threads have to be cut off, the earband has to be straight, the monogramming needs to be good, no skipped stitches. Everything. On every cap. SK: So how […]

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