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When one of our customers (the same one who designed the Lucera Phone Wallet) requested a custom pouch for his rolling tobacco, I was excited. I had been asked by a few people to make a tobacco pouch but I hadn’t gotten around to it, and here was a perfect opportunity.
He sent me photos of his existing pouch, explaining what he didn’t like/use and what he envisioned this new one to be like. He needed somewhere to hold his tobacco, obviously; somewhere for the cigarette papers, another place to keep filters and other odds and ends. → Read more
One of the coolest things about making leather bags is working with our customers and getting their feedback on what their dream bag would consist of. Our newest design, the Brooklyn Voyager is the result of a collaborative process with a customer who loved our Kirkaldy Camera bag, but had a few modifications he wanted done to suit his personal needs.
We’ve been having some fun at the studio playing with tooling vegetable tanned leather. Working with vegetable tanned leather and dying it ourselves is something relatively new for us, as is tooling. It’s been fun being part of the entire process, from dying to finishing. We use vegetable based dyes and hammer each letter one by one. We’ve done two so far, one with a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson and the other with a quote from JRR Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings. Both are now available!