This leather is the softest, most supple leather I've ever worked with. It also embodies all my favorite characteristics of great leather --it's distressed, semi glossy, and sturdy with a soft hand. It's also pull up leather, which means it lightens along folds, creating a beautiful silhouette (See the pretty light yellow outline along all the sewn edges? Gorgeous!).
Naturally, I made this into the Archive Bag. I just can't resist. It's my new favorite bag.
If you'd like it in another bag style, you can message me for a custom order. :)
In between filling orders and stocking up on inventory for a show, I'm able to slip in a few new bags --this time the Archive Bags in Waxed Canvas!
I really love this fabric. I also really love the Archive bag. I should have offered this bag in the shop long long long ago.
(I actually made something similar once back in 2008 for my friend, but it never made it to "large scale production" which means that I just didn't have the time to make more in between classes and making bags wasn't in my career plan at that time.
Good god, look at those pictures from 2008. So embarrassing. My shop has come a long way since then, hasn't it?).
Where was I going with this?
Archive Bag + Waxed Canvas = Super-Duper-Love.*
*The hyphens are used to indicate word linking, not to be mistaken with "Super minus Duper minus Love". That would probably equate to something not quite as awesome.
I must apologize for the recent absence on the blog. I've been busy with the shop, preparing for Unique, and lots of things going on for my baby nephew (including happily being his official photographer).
Speaking of photos...
Besides my wedding photos, I rarely show up in photos because I'm usually behind the camera (as I prefer to be).
We had a naming ceremony for my nephew last weekend, which was the perfect opportunity for me to dress up and take a photo with my husband. :)
I'll get back on the blog-wagon very soon!
p.s. Now that I've posted one photo from the naming ceremony, I'm sure my mother-in-law is going to bother me about seeing the rest of the photos of her grandson. I'm getting to them soon! I swear.
Lazy days consist of vegging out in front of the TV, teaching Hubert new tricks, doing laundry, and reading outside on sunny mornings with messy morning hair.
Now that the weather is fantastic, we're excited to spend our lazy days gardening and preparing the deck for some awesome accessories (i.e. I need a big awesome grill).
Then, lazy days will consist of eating grilled peaches on the deck. Yes, please.
p.s. Another lazy day.
Labels: lazy day
We're selling at Unique LA next month!
Do you live in or around the LA area? Have you visited before?
It's our first time going to LA so we'd love any suggestions of where we should eat, drink, and play.
Hollywood, here we come! (It's kind of cool to be able to say that.)
Despite all the coffee names in my shop, I'm not a huge fan of coffee. Unless it's topped with whipped cream and called a Caramel Frappuccino or slowly drips from a French Drip into a mug full of condensed milk, I'm more of a tea loving gal.
But I can't help but be inspired to name the rich browns in my shop after different coffee types. :)