Pat Charley is a handbag designer who came to the handbag business after a full career in production ceramics and teaching. She earned a B.A. Degree in Sculpture from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Arts in Textile Design from the University of California, Berkeley. She is passionate about the art process and has spent many years helping young people discover the joy of thinking in design. In 2011 she founded PCco. Handbags and has been its head designer since its founding. PCco. Handbags uses premium leather and quality hardware. Their tailors are highly skilled, giving each PCco. Handbag quality structural and decorative stitching. Their bag charms are hand card woven in California at the PCco. Handbag design studio. PCco. leather feather charms and key chains are hand-painted, cut, glued and stitched for long wear.