DYM CALIFORNIA TEXTILES X SPECIALTY DRY GOODS

west coast craft is just days away. this is the first bag of what i hope will be three.

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REFUGEE MAKERS PROJECT X SPECIALTY DRY GOODS

yay! the bags have arrived!!! this is a limited edition collaboration of unique bags - this one is 1 of 3. 
i discovered #refugeemakersproject on instagram looking at NY potter #MQUAN's page. she was wearing this cool camo jacket with african wax fabric appliques - love african wax fabric! exploring the jacket story and finding out about #foragerco, contacted Bryan and now here we are. [scroll to images below]

to purchase click here. 15% goes to refugee makers project.

if in LA come see bags in person - sdg will be at echo park craft fair mothers day weekend.

mission: 
HELPING REFUGEE CRAFTSMEN FIND PAYING WORK + LEARN ENGLISH RELATED TO THEIR TRADE MAKING + MARKETING GOODS

links
refugee makers project
foragerco 
edie kahula pereira / specialty dry goods instagram
edie kahula pereira 
MQUAN
echo park craft fair

 

dym california textiles x specialty dry goods

will launch a limited collection at west coast craft june 2018

 

refugee makers project collaboration

sneak peeks here.  a limited first collection will launch at echo park craft fair May 2018. full story to come. 

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dot stripe linen leather

limited edition bags, numbered

a design & textile collaboration between specialty dry goods + cathy callahan. leather and textile bags -  unique and limited edition of 48 assorted. available in gray and indigo dye. color, pattern and size will vary from human touch.  hand made in los angeles.

one side leather (in shades of dark brown); other side made from 2 pieces of over dyed linen and hand painted patterns creating a full size fabric pocket-pouch.. hand stitched details using belgian linen yarn. all leather body, inner pocket, straps and ties. approximate dimensions: 15" w x 15.5" .

cathy callahan hand painted black horizontal stripe in gray.

leather back. interior pocket. hand stitched detail top of bag

side view of leather back

pocket pouch

indigo with hand painted black horizontal stripe

hand stitched edge and strap detail

 leather back

leather back

dot gray

dot indigo

vertical gray

vertical indigo

leather back hand stitched edge