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The Classic Waxed Canvas Bag | Tote Bag with Leather Pocket | Medium Crossbody – In Blue Handmade
$ 144.00$ 69.00

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Product Description

As with all In Blue Handmade bags, your purchase donates 50 meals in need to Feeding America through our official partnership! Thank you for harnessing your purchasing power to buy a handmade bag from a living-wage certified, woman-owned company based in Asheville, NC (where we make every item ourselves by hand). You rock! Free shipping on all orders within the USA!

Dimensions

Approximate Dimensions:

Height: 11 inches tall

Width: 14 inches wide at top, 11.5 in wide at bottom

Depth: 3.75 inches

Front Pocket: 8 in x 10 in

Features

Strap options: Shoulder straps: two straps attached to front and back of bag, designed to sit on one shoulder (not across the body). These have a 13" drop from the top of the shoulder to the top of the bag, approximately (depending on your shoulder of course). These straps are approximately 1/2 inch wide. We can do a 1 inch shoulder strap width on request for an upcharge, please message us after purchase if you wish to widen those straps. Crossbody: A single, longer adjustable strap, which attaches at the sides of the bag. This strap adjusts with an antique brass buckle, and can adjust in length from 36" - 45". This strap is 1 inch wide. Both Straps Option: Both sets! The shoulder straps with the 13" drop, and a detachable version of our longer, adjustable crossbody strap. When in doubt, go with both straps! This allows you to choose which you want that day (maybe you want a crossbody strap for a festival, travel, etc, but just shoulder straps for work- the choice is yours!) Other options for you! Lined vs Unlined: The lined bag is just like it sounds, it has a full canvas interior lining with a full panel internal zipper pocket. Choose this if you want a more structured bag, and want that inside pocket! Unlined is a more back-to-basics, budget option. It is a raw waxed canvas interior, with no internal pocket. We love both, it just depends on your needs! Keep in mind the waxed canvas seams inside are unfinished, and may fray slightly at first few uses, but due to the nature of the waxed canvas threads, this stops quickly, and does not affect the integrity of the bag itself. You can trim loose ends with any basic pair of scissors! Or, again, for a more finished vibe, go for the lining! Closures: Choose between our sturdy antique brass heavy snap closure or an equally sturdy antique brass zipper close! The basic default closure is snap, but select zipper in the options at checkout to get that zipper closure upgrade. We have three sizes of this bag, small, medium and large. This listing is for our MEDIUM bag. Check out our shop for more options! Questions? We are here to help! A little about our waxed canvas bags: Our waxed canvas comes from right outside Philadelphia, from one of the oldest textile mills in the country. We love the vibe waxed canvas gives off, comfortable, utilitarian, effortlessly stylish and meant for all weather. The canvas is water-resistant. To refresh your canvas (after a few years of use) we recommend otter wax to give it a fresh coat! (think along the lines of conditioning leather). This bag is awesome. It is the waxed canvas version of our classic leather tote, and we are so excited to bring it to you this year! Available in all of our waxed canvas colors, and versatile, this is an "every single day bag." waxed canvas tote, canvas tote, crossbody waxed canvas tote, tote bag, purse, waxed canvas bag, waxed canvas crossbody bag, minimalist bag

Additional Information

Medium size handcrafted leather crossbody, satchel, and shoulder bag with various variaiton options to pick from. It contains a shoulder only strap, crossbody strap, lined zipper, or no lined zipper for anyone with different preferences. The purse or satchel is a canvas waxed tote bag with premium leather material and finishes.

"At In Blue, we believe food is a human right”
We're committed to supporting families in need, which is why we partnered with Feeding America®. Their mission is to advance change in America by ensuring equitable access to nutritious food for all in partnership with food banks, policymakers, supporters, and the communities they serve.

With every bag purchased, we are able to donate 50 meals to families in need. We are committed to contributing to Feeding America® to help make sure everyone has access to a food bank or pantry. 

Feeding America

In blue Handmade Gives Back

"At In Blue, we believe food is a human right”

We're committed to supporting families in need, which is why we partnered with Feeding America®. Their mission is to advance change in America by ensuring equitable access to nutritious food for all in partnership with food banks, policymakers, supporters, and the communities they serve.


With every bag purchased, we are able to donate 50 meals to families in need. We are committed to contributing to Feeding America® to help make sure everyone has access to a food bank or pantry. 

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Why Choose In Blue Handmade

Handmade

Created by artisans in West Asheville, NC. Each bag is meticulously crafted by hand using leather and waxed canvas sourced in the USA.

Women Owned

Our founder, Mary Lynn Schroeder, created In Blue in Illinois during 2008. Since the first bag she created, the business has grown to 9 employees and relocated to Asheville.

Lifetime Guarantee

We stand behind our work and believe in the quality and value of our products. If your bag wears more than expected, we are more than happy to provide you with a replacement.

Living Wage Certified

We believe our artisans deserve to live the best life possible. We pay living wages to all employees and are committed to continuing as we grow.