2018 FINALIST

Krzysztof Paluch - K.Paluch Wooden Bags

Finalist of the The BERNINA Best Handmade Handbag



Poland



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2018 Finalist Krzysztof Paluch K.Paluch Wooden Bags

Krzysztof Paluch FINALIST'S PROFILE

How are your bags made?
1. My bag is made of wood, leather, copper, aluminium elements. It has two fasteners ( magnes and clasp).

What is the primary material used?
wood

Do you make all of your own bags? If not, please explain who helps you make your bags.
I do everything apart sewing the leather part. I hire sewer for this small part.

What is your design inspiration?
My main inspiration is to show the beauty of wood by creating bags. I think of a bag as a secret box where we can hide our secrets. I think of a bag as a very natural element that we keep close to our bodies. You can feel a touch of wood while wearing. My inspiration was to make a bag that becomes a creation of art. My bag try to combine beauty and practicality.

What sewing machine do you use to make your bags? How long have you had it?
K.Paluch, Model NR-03, handbag with a belt, made mainly by wood, copper, black leather and small aluminium elements. 2 500 U.S.D

Have you ever sewn with or used an industrial sewing machine? If not, how do you sew with leather?
My main inspiration is to show the beauty of wood by creating bags. I think of a bag as a secret box where we can hide our secrets. I think of a bag as a very natural element that we keep close to our bodies. You can feel a touch of wood while wearing. My inspiration was to make a bag that becomes a creation of art. My bag try to combine beauty and practicality.

Bag Description
K.Paluch, Model NR-03, handbag with a belt, made mainly by wood, copper, black leather and small aluminium elements. 2 500 U.S.D

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