Robert Gulden's Profile

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In the summer of 1974 while my mom was at work, I decided to make my sister a pair of red overalls. They were an utter disaster, but my sister wore them anyway. After that, my mom realized I was serious about sewing. I had always loved the sound of the machine and loved watching my mom create beautiful clothes.

By the time I started high school, I was making much of my wardrobe. In my late 20s, I caught the quilting bug. Then one day about 15 years ago, I made my first bag. My love for making bags began and hasn't waned. I love searching for fabric and coordinating fabrics in a perfect combination.

Making bags is a family tradition, my grandfather was a handbag designer in Los Angeles during the 1940s and 50s. I hope if he was alive today, he'd be proud of my work.

Today, I balance my…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 4
  • Joined December 12, 2007

Favorite materials

Fabric, yarn, clay

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gutentag
Guten Tag Bags

About

In the summer of 1974 while my mom was at work, I decided to make my sister a pair of red overalls. They were an utter disaster, but my sister wore them anyway. After that, my mom realized I was serious about sewing. I had always loved the sound of the machine and loved watching my mom create beautiful clothes.

By the time I started high school, I was making much of my wardrobe. In my late 20s, I caught the quilting bug. Then one day about 15 years ago, I made my first bag. My love for making bags began and hasn't waned. I love searching for fabric and coordinating fabrics in a perfect combination.

Making bags is a family tradition, my grandfather was a handbag designer in Los Angeles during the 1940s and 50s. I hope if he was alive today, he'd be proud of my work.

Today, I balance my time between my family, my career as an art and math teacher, and my love for creating. I hope you enjoy my work.

Check out my blog for news about my shop, recipes, sewing tips and happenings in my life.
http://gutentagfibers.blogspot.com/

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