Canyon’s Bag

handcrafted + felted messenger bags


An honored request from activist and writer Canyon Sam, this bag is based on her book.  Sky Train:  Tibetan Women on the Edge of History.  PEN/Open Book Award.

created with undyed Himalayan and domestic Yak wool. dyed and undyed eco Peruvian highland wool.

a thread of deep brown yak wool is woven throughout symbolizes the struggle for cultural continuity and the hope for perseverance for the Tibetan people.


bag in process before felting.

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after felting more subtle intricately integrated fibers emerge.

the process continues

2 thoughts on “Canyon’s Bag

  1. Beautiful! Loved our lunch together. Look forward to getting a blog before start of 2013? Let’s see…~m.

    1. I’m still working on the interior of the bag. More to come. Loved our lunch together too. I can definitely assist you in creating your own internet voice. We’ll just carve out some time together in bits and pieces.

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