CarryAbout

Handmade Cases, Bags and Accessories

Lakewood, Colorado · 194 Sales

CarryAbout

Handmade Cases, Bags and Accessories

Lakewood, Colorado 194 Sales On Etsy since 2014

5 out of 5 stars
(55)

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Kathy

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5 out of 5 stars
(55)
Beau Ginko

Beau Ginko on Aug 6, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautyfull cover !!! Merci pour votre patience et votre sens commercial.

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NORBERT SACLIER

NORBERT SACLIER on Jul 11, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Ce qui m'a plu pour cette couverture en cuir, c'est de pouvoir y ranger aussi bien des carnets et autres papiers et stylo.

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CarryAbout

My son had graduated from culinary school but could not find a knife roll he liked; he had collected some very nice knives.

The knife rolls with the features he liked were cheaply made or were well made but weren't really that practical, they were form and aesthetics over functionality.
He drew up a well thought out pattern and asked me to make it, hence was born the first knife roll. It’s made of stone oiled leather and Cordura, has zipper pockets, pen holders and a seatbelt strap (from an old ford truck) that fastens the case crosswise over his back so he can carry it on his bike through the city securely.

It is in a word, Neat. Many people asked him where he got it, some of the best chefs in the world as he works in Manhattan, and CarryAbout was sparked.

The current knife roll is the result of a couple years of learning about the best way to store knives so they have the least tendency to rust. About how Leather and Cordura behave, age and how one complements the other so they stay in shape. How to sew on an industrial machine, about pattern making and then sewing prototypes that were tested by chefs. Many failed and this one succeeded, really well. It keeps knives secure, dry and convenient.
I have been designing and creating my whole life, making anything has always been my calling, sewing is just one of my outlets but probably my favorite.

I feel these cases chose me and I love making cases and bags that are practical, appealing and will last a lifetime.

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  • Kathy Brown

    Owner, Creator, Designer

    I'm never happier than when I'm finding out what the fabric and leather will become.

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