Hawk Studio – Field Bag – 8 x 10

I know it has been awhile since I posted any of Chip’s latest work.  Part of that is that he has been busy posting it on his new Etsy shop – which you can find at http://www.etsy.com/shop/HawkStudio

He had also been busy at the Resource Center Exhibition of his work every Thursday for the past two months – but I finally got him back so I can show off his work again.

Here is one of his most recent Field Bags.

This bag is made using a lighter weight (5/6 oz.) vegetable tanned leather using a buckskin dye and a deer antler cinch closure with a deerskin round braid.

The dye technique used was a striated technique which I love in this color.  Like all of his bags, this one too is completely hand-stitched.

The stitched loop strap attachment allows for a more flexible strap.  This one is connected to both the side and the back of the bag.

This bag also features a contrasting/complementing dye on the sides, strap and attachments in a light brown.  The bag is 8″H x 10″W x (approx) 3″D.  Because the bag is wet molded to give additional room in the bag, the depth varies throughout the bag.

Open, you can see the single layer construction and the cross-stitch detail in the front (as well as the signature inside the flap).

The bag has an interior divider stitched into the back seam.

The shoulder strap is of a double mystery braid construction and allows the bag to be worn both across the body or hung to the side.

 This bag retails at $220.00 plus shipping and is available on the above Etsy site.  If you get a chance, take a look at what he is doing.  He also set up a Facebook page for Hawk Studio – if you get a chance please “Like” the site as Facebook is running a program to give small business free advertising space based upon how many people “Like” their site.  We could use it so PLEASE Like it and tell your friends.

I am really glad that I am finally able to once again share with you my beloved husband’s work.  I got lucky when I found him!


About Shelly R.

I am a Mother, a daughter, a sister, a wife, an attorney, a crafter and the granddaughter of an amazing woman - my Polish Grandmother. My Grandmother gave me so much, through her love and her patience, her sayings and her time teaching me how to craft and to give to others, that it seemed fitting to share some of that wisdom, to tell some of her story, and to chat about life and crafts in a way that would be a testament to what she gave me.
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2 Responses to Hawk Studio – Field Bag – 8 x 10

  1. danielle says:

    Beautiful job Chip!!

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