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JOURNAL

🧪 DAILY ONLINE STUDIO DROP-INS

October 02, 2020 • Matt Thomson

I love to experiment with new ideas!

So I've decided to start daily online drop-in sessions where anybody can pop by, ask questions, get help to choose a bag, share ideas or just have a chat.

You'll be able to join in (no login required) by simply clicking the link below and you'...

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MADE-TO-MEASURE MASKS

September 21, 2020 • Matt Thomson

After more than thirty prototypes, a healthy dose of frustration and much, much more respect for those that design and sew clothing I've finally created a face mask I'm happy with - huzzah!

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COVID-19

August 20, 2020 • Matt Thomson

In these extremely challenging times it can be almost impossible to know the most appropriate response with all the conflicting information about.

Personally, as a tiny, mostly online business I've decided to do my bit by b...

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RETIRING BAGS AND FABRICS

February 29, 2020 • Matt Thomson

To make room for new ideas, new collaborations (and a bit of old fashioned reinvention) along with a new website I'll be retiring these bags along with a number of popular and favourite fabrics.

These include the A4, Zipper Shoulderbag and Smallish Shoulderbag, along with twelve fabrics...

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WELCOME TO 2020

January 06, 2020 • Matt Thomson

Hello & welcome to the new year! 

While a new year is usually full of optimism and excitement of a fresh start, in Australia at least, things have gotten off to a very sombre start.

The past week in particular has been difficult for many not usually directly affected by natural disasters (myself included) and along with this a sense of not knowing the best way to meaningfully help or make a difference to the response.

Reflecting upon this has brought into sharp foc...

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KEEPING WARM ... WARM GREY THAT IS

May 26, 2018 • Matt Thomson

A great advantage of sharing my studio space with Ink & Spindle (apart from their terrific company) is getting to see all the latest designs and colourways.

When I first saw the Kangaroo Paw and Bracken designs in warm grey I knew they would both look amazing on my bags. As it was i...

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BACK AT IT

May 07, 2018 • Matt Thomson

Having taken a break from making bags for the past year or so I've decided to get back into it all as a side project (at least to begin with).

To make this work as a side project (where I've less time to spend making bags) I'll be limiting orders to twenty bags a fortnight, giving me a ...

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