My Ol' Blues is a small apparel manufacturing company
in Northern Ontario, Canada. We are located in Gore Bay
on beautiful Manitoulin Island and have been a part of this
industry since Nov. 1993. We started out in a basement in
Sudbury, then moved to another basement in Espanola,
before finally settling in Gore Bay in 1997 with 2000 sq. ft
of main floor space where we've had room to grow!
All our clothing/accessories are designed by founder,
Kathryn M. Antonio. She has spent years honing her craft
with no credentials in design. It was a fluke!
All designs are then patterned, cut, sewn and packaged in
house by a team of talented people.
My Ol' Blues has wholesaled from our location to 300+
stores across Canada and border states over the past 24
years. Mainly, to independent retailers who appreciate
Canadian-made products and the ability to order small
quantities and short turn-around orders to suit their
My Ol' Blues has been in the retail business since Nov.
1997, when our company relocated to Manitoulin Island.
We have a store front at 7 Phipps St., Gore Bay, which
services both our year-round local customers as well as
our seasonal visitors and those visiting Manitoulin Island
for the 1st time.