2020 FINALIST

Jonathan Romero - Romero New York

Winner of the The Leather Suede Skins Best Handmade Handbag



United States



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2020 Finalist Jonathan Romero Romero New York

Jonathan Romero FINALIST'S PROFILE

Have you ever sewn with or used an industrial sewing machine? If not, how do you sew with leather?
My bags are handmade, hand stitch and machine stitch.

What sewing machine do you use to make your bags? How long have you had it?
Leather

What is your design inspiration? Are there Instagram accounts that you follow for inspiration?
Yes, at the moment.

Do you make all of your own bags? If not, please explain who helps you make your bags.
My inspiration for my brand designs is the city of New York...the architecture and vibrant people.

What is the primary material used?
Singer and Brother machines...Have them for 10 years.

How are your bags made?
Yes, I have sewn with industrial machines. Just recently I have added hand sewing to my arsenal of skills.

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