Reduce, Recycle, Reuse - Old Denim Jeans

So when we sold out of nearly all the Recycled Denim Zip Pouches we created last Fall, we thought why not produce a larger summer tote and also use recycled materials. Recycled Denim Tote

  • Two pairs of old Jeans
  • Leather for the Handles and Strap
  • Found Cotton Fabric for the Lining

Limited production run - this Recycle Denim Tote Bag makes a great Farmers Market or Beach Bag.  Includes a simple snap closure, zippered pocket, slip pockets, leather handles and shoulder strap.  

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Behind the Scenes - Anatomy of a Small Waxed Canvas & Leather Zip Pouch

It took a while to finish them, but now that they are done, we are really digging these little wristlets.  
While we've been busy working on new 13" Waxed Canvas Messenger Bags in Gray and backfilling some orders, but somehow we managed to squeeze out of few of these little zippered pouches. 


Made with a gray waxed canvas and heavy black leather, nickel d-ring, snap clasp and leather strap.  These babies are roomy enough to carry your iPhone, lipstick, credit cards and cash.   

You can find them here: http://www.1820bagco.com/products/gray-waxed-canvas-and-black-leather-zip-pouch-wristlet

In case you don't follow us on Facebook or Instagram, here are a few photos of these zip pouches in progress...







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Recycled Jeans = Denim & Leather Zippered Pouches

We're in a reuse it, recycle it mode here at 1820 Bag Co.  

Today's question:  What do you get when you add jeans scraps, some leather and bright zippers?  



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Thrift Store Shopping Finds - Recycled Leather Belt & Wax Canvas Hobos

Recycle Leather Belt Canvas Hobo

Went thrift store shopping with a friend to a few weeks ago and found some great worn and weathered leather belts.  

We thought a recycled leather belt strap with large belt buckles would be great match with a green waxed canvas for a hobo tote.

So....we added a simple leather pocket in an equally worn leather to the front exterior and lined it with a pebbled canvas.  The slip pockets, a zippered pocket and magnetic snap make it a perfect everyday bag.  

Each bag is truly one of a kind...

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