Escape Traveler Weekend Bag
The Forestbound Escape Bag is the perfect canvas weekend bag for your next adventure. The Escape Traveler Weekend Bag is made from super sturdy 18oz natural canvas. It features beautiful top grain moccasin leather bottom, handles and buckle straps with metal hardware. This leather is tough enough to last a life time, but soft and supple enough for comfort. It also boasts metal feet on the base of the bag, a water resistant fiberboard interior bottom panel, and a light-weight aluminum frame to give the bag structure. A wide opening at the top, a super secure closure, and a large interior pocket (9" x 11") that can easily house those essential small items -- wallet, cell phone, toiletries, etc. -- complete the design. It also comes with an adjustable, removable leather shoulder strap.
- 18oz canvas
- Leather bottom, straps & buckle closure
- Structured bottom w/ metal feet
- Measures approximately - 21" wide, 14" tall, 8" deep.
- Proudly made in the USA
- Designed by Forestbound
SHIPPING & RETURNS
- Estimated Arrival: 5 - 7 Days
- 14-Day Return Policy
Alice Saunders the designer and maker of Forestbound Bags is a throwback in the world of fast fashion. Forestbound Bags are up-cycled -- handmade from reclaimed bags and salvaged textiles in her small one-woman operation in Somerville, Massachusetts, where she does all the designing, cutting, and sewing. An avid History buff, Alice has had a long time love of both military history and surplus.
Forestbound was born one cold February when she discovered a WWII era duffle bag at a flea market. Alice realized could take apart this sturdy old canvas duffle and use the fabric to make something new. She had always sewn with thrift store fabrics, and the idea of making something out of recycled materials was natural to her. “Not only are you reusing fabrics instead of buying new – but it’s also a guarantee that what you end up making will be unique.”
Forestbound creates original tote bags and carryalls from salvaged textiles as well as new canvas utility bags that are inspired by the many perfectly worn-in, vintage canvas tool bags that Alice has uncovered at flea markets and estate sales. Many hours are spent scouring the Northeast for these storied textiles and many more hours are dedicated to thoughtfully and carefully reworking these materials into something new. Each bag takes approximately an hour and upwards of six hours for more complex variations such as a weekend bag.