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Hello & Welcome

Thank you for your interest in my handmade bags and for taking the time to have a look at my website. Each section below links to information about what I do and why! If you've a question I'd love you to get in touch and I'll do my utmost to respond...

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Backstory

In early 2000, I was studying Mechanical Engineering and thought I might make myself a backpack to use on my Vespa. In the bungalow of my parents’ house in Coburg East, I bought some canvas and some backpack fabric and ‘borrowed’ my mum’s old Elna sewing machine. The result was a little...

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mattt BAG LIBRARY & SHOP

The mattt BAG LIBRARY & SHOP is now located behind Kindling at the rear of 283 Lygon Street, Brunswick East. This where I design and sew all my bags and is available to visit and discuss your perfect bag by appointment. 

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Sustainability

I approach every part of what I do in an environmentally mindful way and always looking for ways I can improve both my products and everyday business operations. Designing and producing all of my products myself means I've a lot of flexibility to implement improvements quickly and also means I intimately understand every process and part of my...

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Journal

This is where you'll find thoughts about why I do what I do, my latest ideas and experiments with new bags and ways I do things. I'll also be adding in-depth explanations of my design process and the reasons behind specific details and features of my bags.

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Lifetime Guarantee

All my products come with a lifetime warranty and will be free of defects in materials and workmanship, when used under normal conditions and for the purpose intended. This warranty does not apply to damage caused by normal wear and tear, or unreasonable use or neglect.

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Feedback

As a designer/maker and small business owner (doing everything from admin, delivery, customer support and website design) I do my best to create the best possible experience for my customers. This is a collection of feedback and comments I've received from customers over the years.

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FAQ & Support

This is where you'll find answers to some regularly asked questions (which are always being added to). Of course if you still have a question feel free to get in touch and I'll be more than happy to help.

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Repair & Care

Whilst your bag is designed and sewn to be as hardwearing as possible like any fabric based product after daily use and lots of adventure it may need a little repair & care. This process is more time than material intensive with the majority of the costs reflecting the time it takes to complete each repair.

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