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INFO

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 as quickly as I can.

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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. ...

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SHOP STUDIO

The SHOP STUDIO is now located in the recently renovated Sacred Heart Building at the Abbotsford Convent.

I'm lucky enough to share the space with Ink & Spindle who produce an amazing range of screenprinted textiles which I've also used in my bags for a number...

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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 improve...

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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 ...

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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 custo...

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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...

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Have a question for Matt?

Quick question → SMS CHAT

Get an answer straight away, send Matt a text/iMessage at 0488 826 539

More in-depth → EMAIL

If you've an in-depth question email Matt at handmade@mattt.com.au

Or explore yourself → FAQ

For generally detailed answers to common questions view the FAQ →

A quick question → SMS CHAT

To get an answer straight away, send a text or iMessage to 0488 826 539

Something more in-depth → EMAIL

If you've a more involved question email Matt at handmade@mattt.com.au

Or explore yourself → FAQ

For detailed answers to more common questions view the FAQ →