• thoughtfully crafted

    Each leather bag is thoughtfully crafted one at a time. The intention to be used in all aspects of life and for years to come with consideration given to not be wasteful. Each leather product is an original design and handcrafted.

  • sourced thoughtfully

    Leather and hardware are sourced from small business suppliers within the United States. Many hours have been spent finding quality hardware and top/full grain leather that suits each design the best. All of the leather is ethically sourced. The leather bags are then handcrafted in Central IL one at a time.

  • living thoughtfully

    Living thoughtfully is important with having regard for the past, present and future. Thoughtful living involves nurturing the spiritual, physical and mental wellbeing but also being mindful of the environment God has given us to live in.

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about marlise


Hello all!

Marlise here, the one who literally wears all the bags at Leather + Linen Co from purchasing supplies to handcrafting bags to the marketing to being the shipping specialist. 

I am a tea latte and sparking water addict. I am a Child of the ONE true King and feel so blessed. I am a Enneagram 4 (aka “the creative”). I am an aspiring minimalist, enjoy traveling, essential oils girl plus a plant mama. My favorite bag is the Classic Crossbody with the “no flop handles.” Oh, and this is my side hustle. Yup, I have a 9-5 job at the OB-GYN office as a medical scribe.

blessings - marlise