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Recycled Leather


Three new bags were added to the shop today made from leather apparel that was deconstructed and given a second life in my studio. These bags are actually all made from one coat I purchased at a thrift store back in New York. I enjoyed taking it apart and piecing it back together like a puzzle. 

For future projects I plan to experiment even more on incorporating pockets and other features already on the apparel to my bag designs. I already have plans for another two jackets that I scored today. Can't wait to get started!

Comments

glazedOver said…
Beautifully done! The leather gives the bags such a subtle elegance. Just lovely!
Francesca said…
Wow, you are so talented. I have no talent when it comes to handicrafts. I am following you from Rome, Italy.
Thanks for your comments and for stopping by glazedOver and Francesca!
Dia said…
Hello,

Very nice, thank you for sharing these. Please stop by diadesigns1
I entered a photo contest, I need votes!

Talk to you soon.
EvaForeva said…
Yey for leather! Looks amazing!
The small details are significant...and make a beautiful bag irresistible--the button! That is a real wow-factor in that clutch! Each bag is a stunning creation.

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