These are crossbody strap handbags and tote-bag, handmade with vintage denim. Hand-embroidery using Sashiko embroidery technique ( red and white thread).
Made in our studio at West Palm Beach, USA. Slow stitching by hand, that is labor-intensive due to the thickness of the denim
Sashiko, a Japanese word, literally "little stabs" or "little pierce") is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching (or functional embroidery) from Japan that started out of practical need during the Edo era (1615-1868). Traditionally used to reinforce points of wear or to repair worn places or tears with patches, making the piece ultimately stronger and warmer, this running stitch technique is often used for purely decorative purposes in quiltingand embroidery. The white cotton thread on the traditional indigo blue cloth (said to recall snow falling around old farmhouses) gives sashiko its distinctive appearance, though decorative items sometimes use red thread.
Color: blue, white, and red.
Size: A and B handbags: 9 x 12 inches approx. Strap: 50 inches approx.
C: 18 x 19.5 inches approx. Strap: 26.5 inches approx.