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New Bags in the Shop

                          The Wayfarer in Hemp

                              The Downtown Bag in Hemp

                              The Downtown Bag in Corduroy

Check out the new bags in the shop! The Wayfarer Purse is made from handwoven and hand dyed hemp and is perfect to take with you on all your journeys. I'm waiting for a shipment of a few more yards of this wonderful hemp to arrive. It has a linen-like weave and a beautiful natural raw quality.  I also used this lovely hemp fabric to make a two tone Downtown Bag.
I never worked with corduroy before so I recently purchased some in a couple of  yards to try out. It does have some similar qualities to velvet which I am familiar with although velvet is a lot more difficult to work with. Check out The Downtown Bag in olive green corduroy that is now available in my shop. More creations will be added to the shop very soon!

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