Really handsome and roomy bags

Local artist Beth Schaible of Quill and Arrow Press crafts stunning, hand-pressed books, cards, posters and more in her small West Asheville studio. The work is both classic and modern, a reflection of the decades-old equipment used to create it and the artist’s digital background in graphic design. And while the eclectic works offer something for just about anyone (check them out at bethschaible.com), Schaible has a holiday gift idea of her own.

"A hand-built bag from Shelter Protects You is exquisitely crafted and combines waxed canvas, leather and fabric in a really handsome way," says Schaible. Plus, they're "roomy enough to carry all of the essentials and my oversized sketchbook that I can't leave at home."

Shelter Protects You offers earthy, rustic creations (bags, wallets, belts and more) at shelterprotectsyou.com.

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