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Many bags about to restocked (some as soon as next week!)

Many bags about to restocked (some as soon as next week!)

Brain BagDaylight BackpackSide EffectSide Kick3D Clear Organizer CubeCadet and First/Second Aid Pouches will all be restocked by 06/30; plus, a list of what we expect to restock in July and August.
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New colors of Reusable Cloth Face Masks this week only!

New colors of Reusable Cloth Face Masks this week only!

The top two comments/questions we get about our Reusable Cloth Face Masks: "This is the best mask I've tried." and "When are you going to offer more colors?"  We have some limited quantities of masks in various colors, so we've decided to offer a different color each day of next week. New colors offered will be: Red Blend, Forest, Purple, Light Blue, and Graphite.

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Pre-order for the Synik 22 and Synik 30 is open!

Pre-order for the Synik 22 and Synik 30 is open!

You can now pre-order the Synik 22 or Synik 30; ships by late July. Restocked: Strap Keepers. And coming soon: the HLT 1 & 2 pouches.
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All the bag news: Synik pre-order, restocks, and retirements

All the bag news: Synik pre-order, restocks, and retirements

We're preparing to resume manufacturing of bags in addition to face masks! Read on for details about our 06/08 Synik Pre-Order, the bags we'll be manufacturing for stock first, and which designs will be retiring.
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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

Black lives matter. We see the hurt and pain of our country. We recognize the many demonstrations and protests that have taken place. And we’ve been asking ourselves: what can we as a company do? We will be closed on Friday, June 12th in honor of the silent marches and Washington State general strike organized by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County. The TOM BIHN crew will receive 06/12 as an additional paid day off. After the 2016 presidential election, we had open discussions (with translators for each language group) with our employees about their experiences. More recently, we have discussed and...

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New! Submit reviews of bags you use/own

New! Submit reviews of bags you use/own

You can now leave product reviews on our website! Many of you have been asking how you can support our small business during these times; leaving a true-to-you review for your Synapse, Synik, Guide's Pack, Swift or any other bags or our new Reusable Cloth Face Masks is a great way to do that.
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We're back to shipping orders for bags!

We're back to shipping orders for bags!

Due to Phase 1 reopening in Washington State, we can now ship orders placed for bags. Many of you have asked when we’d be able to ship bags, so we know you’re as excited about this as we are. Read on for the full details. 
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What it's been like at our Seattle factory as we've made face masks

What it's been like at our Seattle factory as we've made face masks

Behind the scenes of our mask-making efforts. Plus, our philosophy on how the actual work we are doing right now is more important than any words we can share with you, and a link to a public spreadsheet tracking our efforts that shares what we've been able to do so far.
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Reusable Cloth Face Mask FAQ

Reusable Cloth Face Mask FAQ

We answer frequently asked questions about our production capacity, the sizing of our Reusable Cloth Face Masks, and other topics. Have questions? Always feel free to emailus@tombihn.com
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TOM BIHN Reusable Cloth Face Mask Pattern + How-To Videos

TOM BIHN Reusable Cloth Face Mask Pattern + How-To Videos

UPDATES 06/16: SMALLER YOUTH PATTERN OPTIONS NOW AVAILABLE AND RACHEL'S YOUTUBE TUTORIAL ON ADDING A FILTER POCKET TO OUR MASK Hey folks! As you may know, we've been offering our Reusable Cloth Face Mask as a "buy one, donate one" for the last few months.Some of you may want to make the mask at home yourselves instead of buying one from us. Makes sense to us. While we've gotten pretty efficient at making masks, we know that it's really the combined efforts of home sewers and small shops all across the country that will ensure that everyone who wants a cloth face mask...

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