LyonhartBagCo

Waxed Canvas Purses, Totes, and Backpacks

California, United States · 272 Sales

LyonhartBagCo

Waxed Canvas Purses, Totes, and Backpacks

California, United States 272 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars
(102)

Announcement   We are currently offering a selection of ready to ship bags and taking a little break from custom orders.

Strapping bags, totes and purses made by hand in Oakland, California. For photos of our process, bags, and our mini dachshund follow @LyonhartBagCo on Instagram! Our new website is up and running at LyonhartBags.com.

Our bags are made from sturdy waxed canvas fabric, sourced from Martexin, a company that has been producing it since 1930, and accented with leather from domestic cattle. Waxed canvas wears and looks much like leather, is extremely durable as well as water resistant.

Great care is taken in the production of our bags, and we offer repairs free of charge.

All bags listed are in stock and ship in 1-2 business days.


Thank you!

Announcement
Last updated on Jul 23, 2016

We are currently offering a selection of ready to ship bags and taking a little break from custom orders.

Strapping bags, totes and purses made by hand in Oakland, California. For photos of our process, bags, and our mini dachshund follow @LyonhartBagCo on Instagram! Our new website is up and running at LyonhartBags.com.

Our bags are made from sturdy waxed canvas fabric, sourced from Martexin, a company that has been producing it since 1930, and accented with leather from domestic cattle. Waxed canvas wears and looks much like leather, is extremely durable as well as water resistant.

Great care is taken in the production of our bags, and we offer repairs free of charge.

All bags listed are in stock and ship in 1-2 business days.


Thank you!

Niamh Lyonhart

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Niamh Lyonhart

Pisgah Fold-Over Tote in Walnut
US$184.00
Gracia Tote in Fir Green
US$168.00
Gracia Tote in Cement Grey
US$168.00

Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(102)
kake

kake on Jul 26, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful, arrived just as pictured and in perfect time. Shop owner is responsive and informative about lead times and fabric availability. Fabric is sturdy and thick, craftmanship is outstanding, superb quality. Thank you for putting your heart and soul into your work :)

charlenef68

charlenef68 on Jun 13, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

This tote is very pretty and well-made. I love how large the inside of the tote is. This bag fits my Microsoft Surface, two textbooks, and notebook with some room to spare. It has three nice large pockets on the inside. The interior pockets can fit my keys, iPhone, wallet, and graphing calculator. Niamh was incredibly nice and helpful. She also answered all my questions in a timely manner.

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About

Waxed canvas and leather bags, handmade in Oakland

A couple of years ago I started to experiment with waxing my own canvas. I was interested in finding a material that could hold up to use as well as leather. I had been working on designing the perfect handbag for myself -- something that was utilitarian without too many frills, but sophisticated and well designed at the same time. One wax coated dryer later and I had a prototype of what is now my best seller, the Pisgah Fold-Over Tote. I used that initial prototype daily, taking note of features that needed improving.

I started to design and produce bags full time a little over a year ago, shortly after moving from Western North Carolina to Oakland, California. Having sewn professionally since my early 20's, it was a natural step.

I source all of my materials locally and domestically whenever possible, and I love interacting with the other small businesses that supply my materials. My waxed canvas comes from a family owned company that has been producing the fabric since the late 1800's. I get my leather from a place up Napa, a quick drive from where I live.

Most days in the studio include a balance of cutting and sewing, answering customer emails, staying on top of ordering supplies, and sitting down with my sketchbook and a cup of coffee to work out new designs.

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  • Niamh Lyonhart

    Owner, Designer, Creator

    Niamh grew up all over backwoods North Carolina and attended college in New York, where she earned her BA in fine arts from Brooklyn College. Niamh currently resides in Oakland, CA with her husband and small menagerie.

Shop policies

Last updated on April 9, 2016
Welcome to Lyonhart Bag Co., home of rugged, stylish and utterly functional, handbags and totes. My name is Niamh Lyonhart and all items are made by hand in my studio from high quality canvas, leather, and hardware. Materials are sourced locally, and domestically when possible.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
I accept credit cards through Etsy's direct checkout or through PayPal.
Shipping
Items are typically shipped in 10-15 business days of payment unless noted otherwise.

All bags in the "ready to ship" section ship in 1-2 business days.

Items are shipped via USPS priority mail.

Insurance is optional, please contact me if you would like to insure your item.
Refunds and Exchanges
I accept exchanges of unused and unworn bags. If you wish to exchange your bag please let me know within 3 days of receiving it. There may be additional turn around time to get a different bag out to you. Buyer is responsible for all shipping charges.

Because we are a small, handmade business we do not accept returns for a refund. If you were shipped a defective item, we will replace it free of charge to you.

Repairs and replacements needed due to production flaws will be performed free of charge. Repairs needed due to normal wear and tear will be assessed on an individual basis.

No returns or exchanges on custom orders, or items in the "ready to ship" section.

Leather is a natural material and has unique attributes such as subtle color variation -- this is totally normal and to be expected.

My bags are all made with the use of my hands and some very helpful tools, so expect some diversity and celebrate it!
Additional policies and FAQs
Please keep in mind that depending on my volume of orders turn around time can vary. You can typically expect your bag to ship in 10-15 business days after you purchase it. Please message me if you need something within a specific time frame.