Andrea Dyrstad makes bags, handmade and sewn in cotton canvas, using a crochet inspired technique. She focuses on material considered mundane and low in value, then elevates it into bags using craftsmanship, skills and time.
“Through years I have been experimenting in decontructing and reworking simple existing materials, and by using only time and craftsmanship, I try to elevate something simple into something of high value. I want my bags to be worn and loved for years to come. The time, technique and craftsmanship is passed on to the wearer, as the bag should lift the outfit while carrying the essentials they need during the day”
Andrea Dyrstad, designer