Hello September, Goodbye Summer

Oh Summer, it's hard to believe it's the unofficial end...

We will dream of those sunny days on the beach, shopping at the farmer market, lazy walks and warm nights.

 As we prepare for colder nights and layers of clothes in warm colors, we will dream of bright colors and sunny days....

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Behind the Scenes - Hot Wax and Waxed Canvas Messenger Bag

There is a lot of anticipation when painting hot wax onto a fabric canvas, you never know what will be revealed until the wax has been infused into the fabric.  
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Greetings from Key West

We are taking a little holiday here at 1820 Bag Co.  We've  headed down to Key West for a few days to soak up some sun. 

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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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