JennyNDesign

Handmade Bags from Dallas, TX

Dallas, Texas · 2816 Sales

JennyNDesign

Handmade Bags from Dallas, TX

Dallas, Texas 2816 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(1181)

Announcement   Made to Order bags: ~3 weeks
Ready to Ship bags: 3-5 business days

Custom Orders now only available through my website (direct link in my About page).

For my Return Policy, please see my Shop Policies here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/jennyndesign#policies

All my leather bags are made with premium full-grain (aniline and semi-aniline) genuine cowskin leather, typically used in high-end upholstery. Do note that because these leathers are minimally processed leathers (they are not corrected), they retain the beautiful natural markings in the cow hide before tanning like branding, scars, bite marks, fat wrinkles, etc. While I try to place these natural markings on the back, bottom, and discrete places around the bag, I do not throw away all of these parts of the hide unless they compromise the structural integrity of the bag because I believe in minimizing waste and using the entire animal. These "blemishes" that add character to each bag and also is the signature to a leather lover that it's high-quality genuine leather!

Announcement

Last updated on Apr 23, 2018

Made to Order bags: ~3 weeks
Ready to Ship bags: 3-5 business days

Custom Orders now only available through my website (direct link in my About page).

For my Return Policy, please see my Shop Policies here:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/jennyndesign#policies

All my leather bags are made with premium full-grain (aniline and semi-aniline) genuine cowskin leather, typically used in high-end upholstery. Do note that because these leathers are minimally processed leathers (they are not corrected), they retain the beautiful natural markings in the cow hide before tanning like branding, scars, bite marks, fat wrinkles, etc. While I try to place these natural markings on the back, bottom, and discrete places around the bag, I do not throw away all of these parts of the hide unless they compromise the structural integrity of the bag because I believe in minimizing waste and using the entire animal. These "blemishes" that add character to each bag and also is the signature to a leather lover that it's high-quality genuine leather!

Jenny Nemlekar

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Jenny Nemlekar

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(1181)
rachelehoover

rachelehoover on May 18, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

This is honestly one of the best purchases I have ever made on Etsy. I messaged Jenny before I placed the order and requested to have it delivered before an upcoming trip. I was so happy that she got it to me a whole week early! As many others have mentioned, the quality and craftsmanship are impeccable. This bag it's professional-looking enough for work (fits my large macbook pro with room to spare) but also casual enough for travel/day bag. I know I will will using this for years!

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Updates

Looking for high quality upholstery leather for your next leather crafting project? Try 2 lbs of Earthtone leathers from my shop! You'll get a beautiful assortment of leathers I use for constructing my bags!
Today is the last day to get 10% off your order from my shop, including custom bags. It's also the last day to place your order in time for Christmas delivery within the US. Use code GIVETHANKS at checkout!
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About

Bag Engineer

You can view my entire collection at my shop website (link below).

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Thank you Etsy for making me a Featured Shop!

Read my interview (and see more behind-the-scenes photos) here:
https://blog.etsy.com/en/featured-shop-jenny-n-design/

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I have always dreamed of being an artist, but my parents gave me two options for my career: become an engineer or a doctor (and do the artsy stuff on the side). I chose to be the ultimate parent-pleaser, a biomedical engineer.

Then, I rebelled and did my artsy thing during lecture -- sketching designs and reverse engineering them to make templates (hey, the schooling came in handy).

I started my business on Etsy in 2008, out of my dorm on a simple sewing machine, sewing simple fabric totes.

May 2009, I graduated with a bachelors of science in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, then promptly stashed away the diploma and invested my entire savings (from working 3 jobs during college; yoga/pilates group fitness instructor, freelance graphic designer, and BME internships if you're curious) into awesome tools and materials, then went full-time designing and hand making bags. It has been a exciting ride ever since designing and making every single bag you see here in my shop! :)

I couldn't have done this without the help of my husband, Shay, who is also my unpaid manager, analytics guy, and male model (if I nag him enough). He is my steady source of sanity and is always there when I need help making big business decisions.

Oh, and Hubert, too. He's our goofy pug who keeps me company with his steady snoring cadence around the studio.

For the record, my parents (and in-laws) are really proud of me. I win!

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You can also watch a video of an interview I had with Etsy Admin on how I prepare for a busy holiday season here:
http://jennyndesign.blogspot.com/2013/10/etsy-holiday-bootcamp-my-interview.html

Shop members

  • Jenny Nemlekar

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Photographer, Model

    I design and hand make each bag in my studio in Dallas, TX. I earned my BS in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Clearly, I like designing fashion accessories more than medical devices. ;)

  • Shay

    Operations, Strategy, Model

    Shay is my steady source of sanity and operations/strategy guy. He also models if I nag him enough. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business.

  • Hubert

    Mascot

    Hubert is the studio pug. He snores next to my sewing station the entire time I'm working. His cuteness makes up for his uselessness. :)

Shop policies

Last updated on April 23, 2018
Hi, I'm Jenny Nemlekar, and I design and hand make every bag that comes out of my studio in Dallas, TX. I make each bag with great care, attention to detail, and love.

You can follow my shop on Instagram and Facebook:
instagram.com/jennyndesign
facebook.com/jennyndesign

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 7 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 12 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Questions about your order?
Please if you have any problems with your order.
Discounted are FINAL sales and not eligible for return or exchange!

Made to Order bags can be returned or exchanged within THREE (3) days of its delivery for refund less shipping fees I paid to ship the bag to you. See below for details for return.

Shipping charges are covered both ways by customer. Item must be shipped in a hard box (preferably the original box and packaging) with insurance and delivery confirmation to ensure a safe delivery. The delivery confirmation number must be sent to me within THREE (3) days of its delivery date, and be in the exact condition it was received in order for me to accept the return and proceed with a refund. If the bag is found to be used and not resalable, it will be returned to the customer upon the customer's expense.


All bags are meticulously inspected while I make them and before shipment; please message me the day of delivery if you find any issues when you receive the bag so that I may make things right for you.


PLEASE NOTE BEFORE PURCHASE:

- Dimensions:
Read dimensions carefully to ensure the product works for you.

- Color:
Note that colors vary from monitor to monitor settings and this is the nature of buying from an online business. If you would like a leather or fabric swatch, message me for details.

- Leather Types:
All my leather bags are made with premium full-grain (aniline and semi-aniline) and some top-grain genuine cowskin leather, typically used in high-end upholstery. Do note that because these leathers are minimally processed leathers (they are not corrected), they retain the beautiful natural markings in the cow hide before tanning like branding, scars, bite marks, fat wrinkles, etc. While I try to place these natural markings on the back, bottom, and discrete places around the bag, I do not throw away all of these parts unless they compromise the structural integrity of the bag because I believe in minimizing waste and using the entire animal. These "blemishes" add character to each bag and also is the signature to a leather lover that it's high-quality genuine leather!
Payment
Payment is due in full at time of order. Order cancellations are accepted within 48 hours of purchase unless order has been shipped. If order has been fulfilled and shipped, please see REFUND POLICY below.

Texas residents will be charged 8.25% sales tax but receive free shipping! Shipping charges will be refunded after purchase.
Shipping
Orders over $200 are shipped with SIGNATURE CONFIRMATION (someone must be present to sign for the package at time of delivery).

Sale bags, Swatches, and Leather Scraps ship within 3-5 DAYS of cleared payment.

Made-to-order items ship within 3-4 weeks (sometimes earlier!). Please see shipping delivery times for total time before the bag reaches you.

Items are shipped to your Etsy address.

US ORDERS
All bags ship INSURED via USPS Priority with delivery confirmation. Delivery time takes 1-3 business days.

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS
All bags ship INSURED via USPS Priority International with delivery confirmation. Delivery time takes 7-14 business days.


NOTE:
I am not responsible for import taxes and duties that may incur for international orders. All international orders are marked "Merchandise" and will not be marked as "Gift" as this is illegal for my business.

Please check your customs policies to ensure safe delivery.
Additional policies and FAQs
HOLDS
I do not place holds on any of my items.


LOCAL PICK-UP (Dallas, TX)
Because I do not have a store front, I do not arrange for local pick-up. However, I do ship FREE to customers in Texas! You will be refunded your shipping charges upon purchase. :)


WHOLESALE & CONSIGNMENT
I do not wholesale or consign.


QUESTIONS
Please message me with any questions or concerns. I'll be happy to answer them!


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