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Bags Handcrafted with love in Toronto Canada

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Materials and Methods is about experimentation with an emphasis on beauty, function, and creativity.

Every bag is unique, yet there are many things consistent to all of them. They are thoughtfully designed, well made, and act as a feel-good antidote to fast fashion.

Hi, I'm Anne

and I design and make these awesome products by hand. As a former environmental engineer, with an MBA and a Master's Degree in Architecture, I have a keen eye for design and durability, and am passionate about creating sustainable bags that my customers will love for a lifetime. Read more

Each bag in this collection is one-of-a-kind and will be made just for you.

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Design without the attitude. Made by hand in Toronto Canada.

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I love my pencil case!  I now look forward to meetings because it's an opportunity to get out a pen.

Mark R.

Since the day I bought this bag it has been my favourite. I used to only wear small cross-body’s since they are lighter, but this beautiful, soft, luxurious bag allows me to wear a larger size which is still incredibly comfortable.  I love it!

by Katherine W.

This is the most comfortable and functional bag I have every owned. The quality, craftsmanship and design are outstanding. 

by Susie C.

Perfect bag organizer! My husband confiscated this for his phone, headphones, adapters, cash, wallet etc. The outside pockets are wonderful. Beautifully made with beautiful materials. Thank you!

by Lindsay A.