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Handmade Bags and Accessoires

581 Sales

5plus

Handmade Bags and Accessoires

581 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   Handmade bags and accessories. I love working with natural, quality materials - leather, cotton, linen and wool. All my bags are made entirely handmade by me - from the idea and design, till the last stitch. I hope you'll find something that you like. I love working on custom orders, so if you want a design in different color or size do not hesitate to contact me.
Please, bear in mind that the delivery from Bulgaria to European countries takes 7-14 days and to USA 14-20 day

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Last updated on Apr 7, 2017

Handmade bags and accessories. I love working with natural, quality materials - leather, cotton, linen and wool. All my bags are made entirely handmade by me - from the idea and design, till the last stitch. I hope you'll find something that you like. I love working on custom orders, so if you want a design in different color or size do not hesitate to contact me.
Please, bear in mind that the delivery from Bulgaria to European countries takes 7-14 days and to USA 14-20 day

Kristina Secinski

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New designs of colorful small bags, perfect for summer walk

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Assembling the body and the lining

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Hi, my name is Kristina and I live in Bulgaria. I was raised in communist society where buying nice fashionable goods was impossible. I remember my mother leaning over the sewing machine trying to make nice skirts, dresses and coats for us. At that time everything was homemade and we dreamed for nice birthday cake from the store. Handmade goods had no value at all. When I was grown-up and the communism was over long time nobody wanted to make something themselves as we could find everything at the store… My mother’s sewing machine stopped “singing”. I was occupied with stressful but challenging and interesting job, balancing between my work and family.
Couples of years ago I was searching for a unique present for a dear friend’s wedding and I came up with the idea of making her a wedding quilt. Myself! “It couldn’t be so difficult” I thought, though I never made a single stitch in my life. That day I sat in front of the sewing machine for the first time. You can imagine I had hard times with such an ambitious first project, but I did it. Now I wouldn’t be so proud with the final result, but back then I thought I could make everything. And what’s more important I loved the process.
That was the start. I used every minute for practicing. And the day I made my first bag and felt that's I want to do every day. I started making bags and sell them at a local store and little by little the thought that I could do this for living was not so ridiculous.
And here I am with my Etsy shop. I will be happy it you like what I do. I will do my best! Thank you for stopping by and reading my story!

Kristina

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