Almost 10 years ago I bought a Hester van Eeghen bag. A  minimalist bag you can wear as shoulder bag or as a rucksack/backpack. This bag is still in very good shape after all these years of intensive use.

My sister-in-law loved this bag and ask me to make something similar for her. A bit smaller, but large enough for a 13″ notebook or  iPad, and with shorter straps. She chose a gorgeous green and very dark brown leather I had in stock.

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I sketched a pattern by studying my own red bag  and applying a bit of artistic license. This green version has a large drop in pocket at the front and a smaller one at the back side. Inside there’s a large zipper pocket to hold your wallet.
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My sister-in-law was thrilled when se saw the end result and immediately took the bag with her on her vacation that week!

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Versatile and minimalist bag
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2 thoughts on “Versatile and minimalist bag

  • Saturday, Apr 05, 2014 at 11:13
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    I love this bag and would like to order one!

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  • Saturday, Apr 05, 2014 at 19:36
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    Thank you!! I will contact you about this

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