firefly farm goods


handbags & totes

I am delighted to offer you these unique handmade bags.  Each one is designed and sewn by me, often using my 1930's vintage Singer sewing machine.  Old textiles and buttons found at flea markets and tag sales are rescued and used to create a truly special and one-of-a-kind item. 

Thank you for taking a look

~Debbie

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*Shipping rates are determined by weight and calculated by entering your zip code prior to checkout.

Please see the Ordering Page for more specific information, and be sure to contact me if you have any questions. I would be happy to email you additional photos of a bag, if desired.

* International Customers::Before ordering, please e-mail with your location for a shipping quote.*

 

 

no.1 { feed sack tote } **SOLD OUT**

  • this tote is constructed from an old, cotton feed sack from The Maritime Mlg. Co., Buffalo, NY.; --both front and back views are pictured; note-there are some visible stains on the back
  • bottom of tote is reinforced with 2-3 oz wt brown cowhide
  • bag is fully lined with blue striped cotton ticking and interlined as well
  • inside: two 6-inch pockets & two 2.5-inch pockets
  • 1-inch wide genuine, brown cowhide {8 oz.wt.} straps with a 7" drop and reinforced with antique brass-plated rivets
  • brass stud and leather strap closure
  • top bag opening: 18 inches
  • height: 13 inches
  • base: 12 inches wide x 6 inches deep

{Note:  As with any old textile, there may be minor discolorations and/or imperfections which add authentic charm and character to the bag.}
 
Price....................$ 120.00 USD + shipping *
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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no.3 { Buffalo NY tote } *SOLD*

  • This roomy tote is made from a rescued grain sack and is lined with a sturdy tan-colored cotton twill.
  • Original graphics on the front and back.  
  • Four inner pockets will help keep you organized ~ two 5-inch pockets and four 2-inch pockets.
  • The bottom of the bag is reinforced with brown cowhide.
  • One-inch wide handles are supple saddle-brown cowhide; about 22 inches long; 11 inch drop.
  • Leather strap and brass stud closure.
  • top bag opening:  approximately 19 inches wide
  • height:  13 inches
  • base:  13 inches x 6 inches 
 
{Note: As with any old textile, there may be minor discolorations and/or imperfections which add to the charm & character of the bag.}

 

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no.4 { seed sack tote } **SOLD OUT**

 
  • this tote is constructed from an original McCullough's Acme Seeds sack {probably 1960's era} in excellent condition; the front has this colorful, graphic picture; the back is plain with no markings.
  •  bottom of tote is reinforced with brown cowhide
  • fully lined with a sturdy cream-colored cotton twill, and interlined as well
  • 4 interior pockets {two 5.5-inch and two 2.5-inch} will keep you organized
  • 1-inch wide, {8 oz.--1/8"thick} brown cowhide handles are approximately 18 inches long with a 6" drop and attached with antique brass-plated rivets; all rivets are reinforced
  • top of bag: approximately 18 inches across
  • base of bag: approximately 12 inches x 6 inches
  • height: approximately 15 inches

  • {Note:  As with any old textile, there may be minor discolorations and/or imperfections which add authentic charm and character to the bag.}

    Price .................. $ 150.00 + shipping*


     
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    no.5 { military canvas tote } **SOLD OUT**

  • this tote is constructed from a genuine military duffel bag; --both front and back views are pictured
  • the olive-colored canvas has the feel of linen and may be European in origin
  • 8 x 9 inch pocket on bag front; original fabric label from duffel on bag back
  • fully lined with a sturdy brown, cotton canvas
  • 4 interior pockets {two 6.5-inch & two 3-inch pockets} will keep you organized
  • 1-inch wide, supple brown {8 oz. wt.} leather handles are approximately 18 inches long with a 6" drop and are reinforced with antique brass-plated rivets
  • top of bag: approximately 19 inches across
  • base: approximately 13.5 inches x 6 inches
  • height: approximately 14 inches

  • {Note:  As with any old textile, there may be minor discolorations and/or imperfections which add authentic charm and character. }

    Price .................. $ 115.00 + shipping*

     

     

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