Petite Shoulder Bag in Black Cotton with Silver Accents

Life can be crazy without having to hunt for your keys in your handbag. Do you need that perfect daytime purse that  you can throw over your outfit and run out the door? This small shoulder bag holds just the essentials (credit cards, cell phone, makeup) you need to run your errands.

Nancy Newman has handcrafted a series of handbags that she calls “The Fly,” for those moments when you are flying out the door. This handbag is made from 100% cotton (black with silvery grey ‘crazy eyes’) and silk screened with eco-friendly dyes. Lined in sturdy 10 oz cotton canvas, the purse has two (2) inside pockets. 

Handbag dimensions:
The overall dimensions of this bag are 10” W x 8” H
The brown leather strap is 5/8” W and 40” L, and it can be knotted at one end to adjust the length.

Shipping details:
The Handbag will ship two (2) days after order has been placed

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$65.00 each

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Meet the Designer

Nancy Newman | Leaskdale

Women’s work - sewing, designing patterns and textile prints, weaving, dyeing - this has been my life. Previously, I ran my own children’s clothing company, selling wholesale, and through my own store on the Danforth. My interest in vintage textiles led to a degree from Sheridan College of Art and Design's Textile Studio. Over the following next decade, I devoted my tactile passions towards work in weaving studio.

From my studio in Uxbridge Ontario, I now create bags from vintage and handmade textiles from around the world. There are artists the world over who daily create beautiful, functional textiles. They put their heart and soul, as well as skill, from their years of practice, into these traditionally crafted fabric pieces. Nothing is mass produced or industrially made.
I am committed to honouring the work of these artists by transforming their fabrics into bags that are beautiful, useful and durable. No two are alike, and each is a functional work of art, respecting past cultures, textile traditions and the importance of ‘women’s work’ in our everyday lives, carrying the patina and character of their past with them.   
Each Nancy Newman Textiles piece is an extraordinary product, expertly handcrafted and absolutely unique, made just for you.


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