Meet Our Artists

Makers Matter. 

Each Isabel Harte handbag is individually hand-stitched and artist-designed by a team of individuals who are integral to our brand at every step of the way.


Sara Trucksess

Creative director & designer

A lifelong artist and designer, Sara is the creator of SCT Designs, a nationally-distributed needlepoint canvas line founded in 2019. Sara has a degree in Art History and French from Harvard and spent her early career in museums and auction houses in New York and Washington, D.C. She currently lives in Kansas City with her husband and four sons.

Brooke McGowan

Collaborating artist

Brooke is an art activist, wildlife conservationist and lover of all artistic outlets. Due to her nomadic upbringing and deep love for history, Brooke’s artistic practice has been dedicated to exploring art’s cultural interaction and reflection as well as how it can illustrate the fragility of our ecosystem. She is the artist behind Thorn Alexander needlepoint and currently lives on Vancouver Island with her marine scientist husband and puppy, Goose.