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Inspired by my “Weekly Readers” book club tote that served as my bag for many years, this small tote is perfect for a few essentials and will leave you unburdened, especially if you are the type who loathes a weighty carryall. Perfect for books, iPads, e-readers, &c.

Constructed waxed canvas originated in the sailing industry in Scotland in the 1920s and became widely used in sportswear and apparel because of its waterproofing abilities and superb durability.

- 15 oz. waxed duck canvas (19 oz. with wax)
- Leather handles from deadstock to well-worn WWII gunsling
- Vintage fabric pocket lining varies from bag to bag
- Brass rivets
- Fits most iPads and other tablets
- 1 exterior pocket
- 5 canvas colours available
- Minimally packaged with a letterpressed tag and string

WEIGHT:

Approximately 9 oz.

MEASUREMENTS:

Body:
Inches: 11″ tall by 10.5″ wide
Metric: 27.9 cm tall by 26.7 cm wide

Shoulder Strap:
Inches: Approximately 21″ long, 10″ handle drop
Metric: Approximately 53.5 cm long, 25.5 cm handle drop

External Pocket:
Inches: 7.5″ wide by 5.5″ tall
Metric: 19 cm wide by 14 cm tall

Also available in:
Coal: www.etsy.com/listing/102725551
Moss: www.etsy.com/listing/192704439
Slate: www.etsy.com/listing/91484567
Spice: www.etsy.com/listing/117254982

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MADE IN THE USA

Frequently asked questions about PegandAwl

We guarantee our products to be free of defects in the materials or craftsmanship. We will be happy to replace any defective products. Wear from normal usage is not included in this guarantee. We believe firmly in creating enduring products whose lifespan can be lengthened by repair. Many of the materials in our products have already seen at least one lifetime of use, and have accumulated stories which are now proudly displayed in the blemishes on our objects. Each further tear, crack, and dent accumulated throughout each object’s new life – and the patches applied thereto – are further stories to proudly display. To contact us about repairs, please send us a message.
We do our best to maintain an inventory of each object. However, we hand-make all of our products in our Philadelphia workshoppe. If your product is not in stock when you order, it may take up to 10 days to ship – we have to make it! Orders shipped to the contiguous U.S. typically take 2 days to a week arrive.

If you would like to expedite your order please send us a message before placing your order. Since our products are made by hand, we would need to verify that we have your item in stock in order to ensure it will arrive in time.
We use 15 oz. waxed duck canvas (19 oz. with wax) for most of our bags. Waxed canvas originated in the sailing industry in Scotland in the 1920s and became widely used in sportswear and apparel because of its waterproofing abilities and superb durability.
Our leather straps are made from WWII-era gun slings. Their condition varies from unused deadstock to well-worn.

The Reader in Spice, Waxed Canvas Tote Bag, Shoulder Bag, Handbag, Purse, Waxed Canvas Book Bag, Small bag, Minimal, Simple Tote, Leather

$84.00

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Primary color: Brown
  • Secondary color: Black
  • Holiday: Valentine's Day
  • Occasion: Back to school
  • Materials: waxed canvas, antique leather, brass, cotton, love
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 3287 reviews
  • Favorited by: 1023 people