Waistpack ‘ Fire ‘ Zero Waste Bum Bag ‘ Upcycled Fanny Pack ‘ Crossbody Bag ‘ Crossbody Purse ‘ Made in USA
The Moonrise Project puts the sustainability message of Diamond Brand Gear into action. The fabric for our American Boro and Rescue series was originally destined for the landfill before we found it and re-purposed it into something new and beautiful!
We’ve revised our waistpack design to create a more simple and streamlined silhouette that is still large enough to hold your outing essentials. We’ve also moved the side release buckle off-center for more comfort, and added a pocket to the back side for quick access and extra security.
The theme for this run of waistpacks is the element of fire. We’ve grouped our scrap materials together into shades of reds, oranges, and yellows and then stitched them together using our “American boro” technique to create an abstract patchwork* that evokes a powerful element that’s also fun to hang out around when you’re camping – fire!
For the body fabric we’ve selected off-cuts from our aircraft cover manufacturing. We think the smooth black nylon pairs well with the darkened sky themed patchwork. For the lining we are using a water-resistant diamond weave ripstop nylon fabric.
And as with our other products, all of the webbing and hardware is new old stock left over from our contract manufacturing – we get to dig around in several decades worth of inventory to find the coolest stuff that we can and then give it new life.
-Single front pocket with double slider zipper opening
-Rear pocket with zipper closure
-Adjustable waist/body strap with quick release buckle
Width: 12 inches
Height: 6 inches
Depth: 2.25 inches
*Every Moonrise Project item is unique! Shade and pattern of the patchwork may vary some from the above images.
In 1881 Diamond Brand Gear first came to the heart of the Smokey Mountains. During this time, sewing and craft were a dominant aspect of daily life in Asheville. We got our start in a small, defunct hosiery mill that quickly turned into a thriving factory. When the textile industry began to offshore their facilities, we made it our mission to revive the art of sewing and keep production in the USA. We are committed to the preservation of craftsmanship, the formation of a greener economy, and the creation of durable goods that enhance the experience of all adventurers. Thus the Moonrise Project was born to help elevate our scraps and help the world through Reclaiming, Reusing, and Recreating.