Bag Blog

Our Customised Promotional Bags Range

Orange and black Drawstring with Nike white print

Types of promotional bags The evil plastic shopping bag Since the plastic carrier bag is no-one’s friend anymore, it has paved the way for an environmentally friendly option called the bag for life, fold up bag or reusable shopping bag. It has opened up opportunity for independent retailers to be exposed on a more regular Read More

First rule of bag club

Felt bag with leather and metalwork for Fat Face

Branded document wallets or presentation bags Give your work, your pitch, your presentation, brochure or portfolio the bag it deserves! You’ve got something really special to share, you’ve spent hours agonising over it and finally it’s ready to show a V.I.P. You print it out on the office printer, get to the meeting, pitch or presentation Read More

Thermal fabrics for bags

Over the shoulder cooler bag green with different sections in contrasting fabric

Fabric that can keep food and drink products hot or cold! If this wasn’t clever enough then there is more amazing news. There are three different categories of thermal fabrics for bags. Thermal interfacing: lightweight insulation Thermal fabric: can withstand high temperatures without scorching Thermal batting: has insulating properties Thermal fabrics can be used not Read More

Bespoke bag sampling

Grey Goose Summer concept 2 cream canvas leather straps navy stitching

Once you’ve decided on building a bespoke bag you can talk it through with us in the office and we can add to it or you can send us your scamps and mood boards which we can interpret for you. If you’ve not made a bag before and not sure which fabric to choose for the bag Read More

Fabric for customised bags

Denim bag with white denim slash

  Fabric generally sits in two categories: dress-weight fabric and upholstery-weight fabric. Pretty self-explanatory what that means… dress-weight fabric is better suited to clothing and upholstery-weight fabric is for cushions, sofas, chairs and sofas. For bags, we can use both types which is rather exciting and means the options are almost limitless. We would tend Read More

New York Fashion Week

Canvas and leather tote bag

We love beautiful bags and our eyes honed in on this beauty at New York Fashion Week. Thank you, Ralph Lauren, for introducing this hero tote bag. An eye-catching all over print on cotton canvas with a short hand held leather handle and zip work. The shiny fastenings and clasps work nicely too. What’s great Read More

Hill & Friends branded dust bags for luxury launch

Drawstring Dust bag for Hill & Friends

Our great client has launched their first luxury bag collection this year and we’ve been pleased to help and advise along the way with branded dust bags. A desire for precision and short lead times, we’ve supported Hill & Friends with delivering their product dust bags in a timely manner.   The brand’s colour palette is Read More

Five reasons to choose branded bags for marketing

Cotton shopper with panels and gusset for surf brand roxy

Great reasons for choosing branded bags for marketing. If you have more reasons to add, then get in touch and let us know! Shout out your message: a customised bag has a large branding area for your message and logo. It’s more likely to be reused too, so repeat exposure of your brand can be expected. Read More

Choosing a bespoke bag – the basics

Rainbow tote bag print area

There are a number of considerations prior to making a bag. Once you know the answers to some of these questions, you are on your way to making your very own customised bag. Purpose of the bag What is going in the bag? What will it carry? Something heavy or sharp? Is it to be Read More