amy kreiling's Profile
In 2006 I began making tote bags for myself. I was in search of something simple, basic and durable. Within the year I was getting requests to make them for friends and even started selling a few in a boutique.
After studying and making jewelry for years it was exciting to work in a larger scale with a different material.
A hand made tote or purse is a very personal accessory. I design, cut and sew each bag from start to finish. My designs are intentionally simple and classic enough to work season after season. Leather should show wear and patina over time to enhance it’s look.
Each bag will wear differently depending on the user. I have come upon bags my friends have had for years and am surprised at how beautifully they have worn. (No, really, surprised!: "Hey I made that!" kind of…
- Joined February 9, 2012