I made this bag out of a recycled vintage wool skirt length from Seaton in Devon, which features a subtle large check design with various shades of dark blue, kingfisher blue and black running through the soft tweed fabric. It is lined with plain blue and white striped cotton taken from a shirt from East Sheen in London.
It features a base, a pocket inside, another one outside (lined and handy to stick in a pair of glasses) and is open at the top. The handles are sized so it can be carried in the hand or over the shoulder. Robust, practical and perfect for stuffing with books, umbrellas, water, purses, make-up bags, random shopping etc.
Because each of my bags started as something else (a wool kilt, a tweed jacket, a cotton shirt) they come with a unique numbered card that shows what they used to be, and where they came from – a sort of bag birth certificate.
If your bag gets grubby after a few months of bouncing around on public transport and out shopping, you can machine wash it on a gentle wool setting. All the materials I use are machine washed before the stitching starts, so they are used to it.
approx. 35 cm high by 41 cm wide at the top
with a 10 cm by 31 cm base
(contents not included!)
Handmade in Hammersmith bag no. 378
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