Kenton Sorenson Handmade Leather Short Stay Bag

Kenton Sorenson designs simple, elegant leather goods in his Wisconsin studio.  His pieces are made from salt-cured, vegetable-tanned leathers from “unbranded male cattle hides raised by American ranchers – a type less than 1% of all available hides.”  Each piece is “cut, oiled, conditioned with beeswax, and hand stitched using a heavy thread prior to the installation of hardware when appropriate.”  Shown above is the Short Stay Bag.  The bag has a padded handle with baseball stitching and a shoulder strap.  All hardware is nickel plated.  All this handcrafting and attention to detail isn’t cheap; the Short Stay Bag is $1700.00.  Kenton Sorenson also offers an iPad envelope case, iPad sleeve, iPhone cases, and other items in his online store.

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5 comments… add one
  • Byron July 25, 2011, 11:44 am

    WOW, and I thought Saddleback Leather Bags were expensive

  • Jack July 25, 2011, 5:26 pm

    Beautiful bag but one hell of a price! 🙂

  • Janet Cloninger July 25, 2011, 6:25 pm

    The bag only holds clothes for a short stay because it knows you don’t have enough money for a long stay after buying it! 😉

  • MaZon July 25, 2011, 6:44 pm

    Who can afford to go anywhere after buying it

  • Tom May 2, 2016, 7:26 pm

    Beautiful bag!!!! Those of you bad mouthing the price obviously have no clue how much time it takes to hand craft a piece of art, just go back to walmart, buy your $60 chinese POS, and replaced it after a few travels. I do leather work as well, and appreciate the skill and talent it takes to make something this nice. Quality is NOT cheap, cheap is NOT quality – you get what you pay for!

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