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All my fabrics,
which I collect compulsively,
have a story, a feeling, or a memory for me.
Using my fabrics to make baggage just makes sense.
My hope is that you connect with a bag,
.............................make it your own
.............................carry it with you
.............................wherever you find yourself.
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I was born and raised in New Orleans
but have found myself many other places
......most recently San Francisco Bay Area.
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Each bag is designed and homesown* on an iron 1938 Singer "Featherweight" sewing machine.... no commercial patterns, n…

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  • Born on February 9
  • Joined January 28, 2008

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    { with love, jenny vella }...

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All my fabrics,
which I collect compulsively,
have a story, a feeling, or a memory for me.
Using my fabrics to make baggage just makes sense.
My hope is that you connect with a bag,
.............................make it your own
.............................carry it with you
.............................wherever you find yourself.
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I was born and raised in New Orleans
but have found myself many other places
......most recently San Francisco Bay Area.
❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖❖
Each bag is designed and homesown* on an iron 1938 Singer "Featherweight" sewing machine.... no commercial patterns, no sweatshops, no mass production.
* home sown, home's own, home sewn
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennyvella/sets/72157604799725500/
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Buzzzzzzzzzzzzz...............................
http://sweetsweetlife.typepad.com/sweet_sweet_life/2009/07/out-on-a-limb.html
http://www.designformankind.com/2009/06/giveaway-alert-81/
http://whimsyhousegoodness.blogspot.com/2009/06/meet-wendy-at-creole-collection.html
DIY City Mag http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dd7nbd7j_254cbbz8smr
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-flights-of-fancy-3565/
http://www.etsy.com/storque/spotlight/etsy-finds-journey-down-to-the-bayou-3486/
http://www.mixedplateblog.com/2009/01/friday-favorites-55.html
http://factandfancy.blogspot.com/2008/11/new-in-gallery-jennifer-vella-rucksacks.html
http://walrustusk.blogspot.com/2008/10/coffee-klatch-in-tucson.html
http://breakfastatanthropologie.blogspot.com/2008/08/blog-post.html
http://loveisnear.blogspot.com/2008/09/vella.html
http://beachcomberscove.blogspot.com/2008/09/back-to-school-with-freethinkers.html
Buzz about my sewing machine! It was included in Elizabeth Noftle's book,
That's Mine.
http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/thats-mine/6716745
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