Saturday, November 10, 2012

My Monk Bags

I finally completed making these monk bags and I'm selling them now on my online store. I only made 6 bags in 3 different colors. Making them was a easy, thanks to the old sewing machine here at home. But it took long to complete because I have to put them aside sometimes to work on other projects.

The fabrics I used are actually upholstery material so they're pretty thick. I selected patterns that has an ethnic feel, to compliment the shape of the bag. The patterns are woven and not printed and the texture really adds to the charm. I've  hand-sewn the hems at the opening with invisible stitch.

I'm selling them for PhP450 each. Actually I'm hoping for a more bohemian price -  like  PhP350. But the fabric alone is a bit pricey. Plus I added wood toggles and rope for the locks. I didn't put lining because that's gonna add to the price (and I don't know how to sew the lining just yet hehe). It's a good thing that the fabric is thick and firm enough by itself.  Maybe on the next bags I'll put lining. And instead of a wood toggle and rope lock, I'll use a coconut shell button and a strap made of the same fabric.

My monk bags are relatively small but it's enough to carry a lot of your little stuff. It's only 16" wide and 12.5" deep. The fixed strap is 27" (drop length). If you want to get one of these 6 bags, visit my online store or inquire here. ^_^


  1. hi is the brown one still available?thanks

    how big is the bag?hehehe

  2. but the red one is also nice...already sent you a PM..thanks

  3. Hi Ritche! Yes there's one brown bag left. I'll reply to your PM. Thanks!

  4. Hi Yah. Isang off-white nalang yung available.

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