Seattle Factory Photos: Meet Kieu, Mo-Fong, and Tao

TOM BIHN Imago reviewed by Whatever

Kieu specializes with our bartack machine. Bartacking is a very efficient way to add extra reinforcement to stress area. We use a lot of bartacks.

TOM BIHN Imago reviewed by Whatever

Mo-Fong uses the Double Needle and Single Needle sewing machines and is also an expert at setting zippers.

TOM BIHN Imago reviewed by Whatever

Tao is an expert at Binding. She binds the inside seams of our bags, which prevents them from fraying (and they look nice too.) Tao also makes the handles of bags such as the Shop Bag.

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Whatever review of the Imago

Read the review at Whatever by Julie Okami.

TOM BIHN Imago reviewed by Whatever

See also: the Imago.

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New: Bags available for pre-order in Ultraviolet

We’ve added several new bags as available for pre-order in our new Ultraviolet Dyneema/nylon fabric or with Ultraviolet lining:

Aeronaut in Steel/Ultraviolet
Tri-Star in Steel/Ultraviolet
Clear Quarter Packing Cube
Packing Cube Shoulder Bag
Packing Cube Backpack (Aeronaut)

TOM BIHN Bags in Ultraviolet available for pre-order

Above: Araceli and Irma prepare Ultraviolet for cutting.

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News Briefs

The Guide’s Edition Synapse 25, The Truck, and Small and Large Zip-Top Shop Bags will be available for pre-order on 09/10 with an estimated shipping date of late October. Sign up on on any of the linked product pages to be notified the moment the bags are made available for pre-order.

New color of ultralight Aether fabric = Northwest Sky = new Packing Cubes. Sign up on the Aeronaut 30, Aeronaut 45, Tri-Star and Western Flyer Packing Cube pages to be notified when they’re stocked and ready to ship.

The Pre-Order window for The Truck, Small + Large Zip-Top Shop Bags and Original Small Shop Bag has closed. Our factory will now begin making the pre-ordered bags. All but the Original Small Shop Bag (due to low numbers ordered) will be made available for pre-order once again in September.

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