Lucky Penny Couture Bag

Washington native Sarah Riley and her business Lucky Penny Couture are competing in the online contest, “American Made Audience Choice Award,” curated by Martha Stewart Living.

The winner is chosen entirely by the number of votes from the public. To view Riley’s public profile, people can visit

The grand prize is $10,000 and an exclusive shoot with Martha Stewart.

Riley, who was featured in The Missourian back in the March 23-24 issue, is a 2003 graduate of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School and daughter of Doug and Donna Riley, Washington, She designs and creates a line of eco-friendly totes, bags, clutches and zipper pouches made from sustainable or biodegradable material or recycled from vintage pieces.

Lucky Penny Couture is sold in stores across the Midwest, including Fern & Sycamore on Elm Street in Downtown Washington.