OOAK Tag

08 Apr

Another custom travel bag for a beautiful friend. This one is travelling around Japan for the month! There are so many custom features that I’ll make another post in a few weeks upon her return… #customleatherwork #reclaimedleather #upcycledleather #travelbag #sustainablefashion #ooak #handmadeinusa #thomaswv #madewithlove #backstitched_design ...

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31 Mar

Custom record/travel bag for a good friend on his way to Japan! A thin messenger bag that is adjustable and can carry 6+ records is quite perfect. Made from a mix of upcycled leather and canvas and rawhide. #recordbag #handmadebag #reclaimedtextiles #upcycledleather #ooak #leatherjacket #messengerbag...

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01 Feb

So excited to fill my display with new bags! I’ve been focusing on wall hangings and doing shows, but it feels good to get back to making bags :) #handmadebags #reclaimedleather #recycledfashion #sustainablefashion #ooak #thomaswv #backstitched #handmadeleather #madewithlove #madeinusa #madeinappalachia (at The White Room Art...

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12 Dec

Gift certificates are here! Give the gift of reclaimed leather bags and accessories this season :) Currently available in Thomas, WV, and online starting Dec. 15. #reclaimedleather #upcycledleather #ooak #sustainablefashion #recycledaccessories #recycledleather #giftideas #giftcertificate #backstitched #thomaswv (at Thomas, West Virginia) https://www.instagram.com/p/BrTIaxlnClO/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=gokea6ov1er2...

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08 Nov

My show is up this Saturday at Gradient Projects (@gradientprojects) in Thomas, WV as part of the #thomasartwalk! Come by and say hi :) #reclaimedleather #leatherjacket #leatherquilt #dutchmanspuzzle #quilt #artinthemountains #ooak #abstract #leather #recycledart #upcycledleather #wallhanging #remnant #scrapart #sustainableart #thomaswv (at Gradient Project Space) https://www.instagram.com/p/Bp8DGpGnlQ5/?utm_source=ig_tumblr_share&igshid=1b44gka96lxck...

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05 Oct

Guess what? My backpacks are for everyone! Thanks to @theartofseth for perfectly modeling this all black reclaimed leather backpack made from the sexiest biker pants I’ve ever found. Dang, this is a dreamy backpack. Stay tuned for more photos and info on how to order...

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01 Oct

Backpack No. 2! A mix of upcycled brown leather with teal stitching. Features of all my backpacks include: -exterior zipper pocket -interior zipper pocket -interior computer pocket -2 exterior side pockets with snaps -comfy adjustable straps - a sturdy handle - a zipper closure - a reinforced bottom gusset -a rough cut hide...

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27 Sep

Phase 9 - finish the backpacks and get beautiful friend to model them for you! This finishing phase encompasses lots of different stages… attaching exterior to interior, top stitching, attaching straps to bag, and adding zipper pulls and finishing touches. I always think I’m done at...

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04 Jul

New reclaimed leather clutch available at the white room! #recycledfashion #reclaimedleather #sustainablymade #sustainablefashion #handmadebag #handmadeaccessories #ooak #madeinusa #madeinwv (à The White Room Art Gallery)...

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20 Jun

Phase 7 of making backpacks… getting closer!! Here’s where I attach the D-rings that hold the strap, the handle and the back leather strip onto the back of the bag. I also make the zipper casing for the closure of the bag… again all the...

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