Handmade Bags and Accessories from Vermont

Including waxed canvas, leather, and screen printed fabrics

Hello Folks,

Foliage Handbags is a handmade bag line developed and manufactured in the old textile mill town of Winooski, Vermont. I handcraft bags that can stand up to a Vermont mud season. You won't find stark whites or delicate materials. You will find bags that can take a little wear and become an everyday favorite. Your bag is like fantastic side kick, protecting your most important resources while still showcasing a little personality and style. 

I have been sewing since my mom taught me as a child. I didn't really dive deep into the world of textiles until my husband and I opened our screen print shop (NewDuds) after college. Over the past few years I have developed patterns and sourced materials that are durable, natural and dependable. I love to combine strong, weather resistant, waxed canvas with leather and hand screenprinted designs to make truly unique bags and accessories. 

My designs are always evolving and many fabrics are limited edition so please don't hesitate too long if you see something you love! 

When I am not working you can often find me running, making and enjoying yummy food with my husband and kiddos, reading a good book or getting outside as much as I can. 

Enjoy poking around my shop and let me know if you have any questions.

Tessa Valyou

Waxed canvas tote bags with screen printed fabrics. Handmade in Vermont by Foliage Handbags.