Progressive Fair Trade Design—By Hand

Design your bag

Choose from 4 bag designs -- design your own flap bagdesign your own shoulder bag, design your own tote bag -- 8 colours, 8 button-on panels, 8 print designs and dozens of pins. Get started - design your own bag.

Shoulder bags for women | Wool tote bags

design your bag - shoulder bags, tote bags

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Retailers can learn more about our Wholesale Fair Trade Products, including Wholesale Tote Bags and Wholesale Shoulder Bags.

Now get started - Design your bag, build a Customized Tote Bag, or get a Plain Tote Bag.

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Our Bag Customizer – Design, Adapt, and Keep Lovin’ That Bag

February 7, 2012 | 0 comments

Gals love their tote bags – and they like them to be original, smart looking, and functional. A tote bag should last a long, long time (especially if you care about sustainability), and be adaptable according to changing seasons, styles, moods. This is where our great new Bag Customizer tool on our website comes in. Create your own design from a range of 64 hand printed art panels and a range of pin-on accessories – from wee birds, to owls, leaves, flowers or trees. Our step-by-step guide makes it easy to find your creative side, and to test and play with options.

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About Fibres of Life

Fair Trade keeps you humble. At every turn you find out what you don’t know, and what you have to learn.

But there’s one thing I DO know - One thing for certain – fair trade is an adventure.

A big, incessantly expanding adventure – that lasts a lifetime for mavericks in our field. It’s a journey that is never-ending, and is filled with beautiful new people at every turn – the creative artisans we work with to design our tote bags and other products, their advocates through fair trade associations, and our brilliant customers who support, teach, and inform us as we grow

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