Siesta / Bags & Purses Medium Bags
Deliciously different Fair Trade bags from around the world, with an ethnic, hippy, boho twist. Here you'll discover a wide range of great passport bags, shopping bags and exquisite embroidered items, including some beautiful recycled sari twists on conventional ideas.
19 items found
Green Man Passport Bag
Simply heavy cotton passport bag complete with embroidered Green Man designs on the front.
The Green Man is mainly thought of as a symbol of rebirth and is usually depicted covered with spring leaves.
Approx: 16cm × 20cm
Pentacle Passport Bag
Slim profile velvet passport bag with cotton strap and zip, embroidered with pentacle motif.
A pentacle is a pentagram surrounded by a circle used to invoke a spirit or energy. The outer circle of the pentagram is sometimes interpreted as binding the elements together or bringing them into harmony with each other.
Approx: 16cm × 20cm
Fold out Sari Bag
Sweet, fold out shopping bag made from pieces of beautiful old sari material. each bag is unique due to the recycled nature of the material. Stitched with a sturdy zip and finished with a large keyring hoop, great for an unexpected shopping trip.
Approx: 35cm × 40cm unfolded
Hilltribe Passport Bag
Made from traditional Hmong hill tribe material in Northern Thailand, these twin zipped passport bags make for a very stylish and handy accessory.
Huipil 3 zip Passport Bag
Lined cotton passport bag made with a panel from huipils, a traditional tunic like garment of Central and South America. The fabric from the huipils is often made with hand operated back-strap looms and can be specific to certain regions or even individual villages, each often bearing intricate and meaningful designs.
The passport bag has three separate zipped compartments in addition to a velcro main compartment and a long shoulder strap.
Approx: 14cm × 19cm
All Colours, patterns & fabrics vary
Guatemalan Velvet Passport Bag
Attractive little velvet bag with long strap and two zip compartments. Each bag is heavily embroidered with floral designs.
Approx: 15cm × 19cm
Rainbow Crochet Passport Bag
Chunky cotton crochet bag in vibrant rainbow colours with tassels and bead work, lined with cotton and fitted with zip.
Approx: 15cm × 19cm
Circles Explorer Bag
Made in our popular spirally fabric, these clever utility pouches are designed to offer a large number of pockets and features in a small space.
Bag approx: 19cm × 21cm × 6cm
Fine Embroidered Passport Bag
These beautifully embroidered passport bags are handmade in Northern Thailand. Each features a shoulder strap, a sturdy zip and decorative pom poms.
Approx: 17cm × 17cm
Patch Gheri Belt Case
These incredibly useful little pouches are handmade in Nepal from mixed gheri patches and have a loop on the reverse for attaching to a belt or large rucksack. Great for keeping items close to hand when out and about.
Approx: 12cm × 15cm × 4cm
Huipil Panel Bag
These useful hip bags have been beautifully decorated with a segment of traditional huipil material. Huipils are traditional handwoven blouses worn by the indigenous women of Guatemala.
Chichi Clutch Bag
Large cotton wallet/clutch bag with shoulder strap which featuring a large panel of handmade fabric produced on a back-strap loom from the Chichicastenango (affectionately referred to as Chichi) region in Guatemala which is famous for its weaving. The fabric features intricate geometric and floral patterns.
Approx: 20cm × 11cm
All colours, patterns & fabrics vary
Owl Passport Bag
Brill little owl bag, made from a wonderful mix of fabric offcuts to always create unique items. The bag has a long strap to wear around the neck or over the shoulder, a main drawstring compartment closed by pulling the bead 'ears' and a separate zipped compartment on the back for your valuables.
Approx: 17cm × 22cm
Fold Out Shopper Bag
These ingenious Nepalese made bags are designed to unzip and unfold from a small square drawstring ditty bag into a larger shopper bag with an external pocket. The bags are decorated beautifully with the wonderfully bright and eye catching traditional Tibetan material and come in a variety of fine colours.
Unfolded approx: 36cm × 39cm
Folded approx: 20cm × 37cm × 20cm
Fine Embroidered Case
Perfect for use as a make up case or as a handy clutch bag, these intricately embroidered purses are both beautiful and functional. Each purse is handmade in Northern Thailand.
Approx: 20cm × 10cm
Guatemalan Water Bottle Holder
Classy water bottle holder made from a section of quintessentially Guatemalan textile. Each one has a long stitched cord shoulder strap and polyester lining. This holder is perfect for smaller bottles.
Approx: 7cm ∅ × 15cm
Colours & Patterns vary