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2019 Wearable Gifts to the TB Crew from Ravelry

2019 Wearable Gifts to the TB Crew from Ravelry

How the TOM BIHN Ravelry group makes wearable gifts for our crew every year. Plus, photos of each and every pair of gloves, mittens, socks, slippers and shawls made for us in 2019!
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Q&A with Matthew

Q&A with Matthew

Your work here at TB includes a lot of variety. Can you tell us about what you do? It does! Gosh, there are so many different things! Let's see, my primary responsibilities are these: I answer chats I write internal documentation I am a forum moderator/administrator and update the forum stickies (especially the new items and colors in stock thread) I help get packages together and ready to go out on Mondays I perform upkeep on the website (including but not limited to uploading new photos and looking for out of date ones, updating and in some cases measuring or...

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New photos + videos + shipping updates on the 12/2 Debut

New photos + videos + shipping updates on the 12/2 Debut

Photo from bartleby's review thread December 2019 debut: These iconic handy little things (Icon & HLT 1 and 2) Option to hold + add to your order until 12/3 We decided to split the 12/2 debut so that people with varying work/life/family/school schedules would have more of an opportunity to order (just in case some of the debut items sell out). On Monday, December 2nd at 8:00am PT the first 1/2 of the stock will be added to the website; at 1:00pm PT the second 1/2 of stock will be added. Splitting the debut means it's possible some items will...

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12/2 Debut

12/2 Debut

Details about all eight items debuting on 12/12: Icon, HLT Pouch 1 and 2, P.I.K.A., New Trucks + Ghost Whales, Wool Utility Cloth.....
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2019 Holiday Schedule

2019 Holiday Schedule

All kinds of useful info, like when we're closed and by when you need to place orders for 12/24 delivery.....

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Aeronaut, Maker's Bag in 525d ballistic

Now available for the first time in 525d ballistic nylon: Aeronaut 30 and Maker’s Bag. Coming soon: Aeronaut 45.

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Synik 22 and Synik 30 in-stock on November 5th

Synik 22 and Synik 30 in-stock on November 5th

Our fulfillment crew has shipped all remaining Synik pre-orders! That means the "Late November" pre-orders shipped in "Late October". And our Seattle factory being this ahead of schedule means that the Synik 22 and Synik 30 will be in-stock for the very first time in early November. We've decided to split the restock of the Synik over two days and at two different times just in case they sell out. It's possible they won't, because we've made a lot, but we wanted to be prepared to offer a chance to order a Synik to more people, especially those who may...

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Road Buddy Duffels Retiring

We're retiring our Road Buddy Duffel 36 and Road Buddy Duffel 60 to make way for new designs. If you've been thinking about a Road Buddy, you may want to order soon, as we won't be making further production runs.

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Q&A with Di

Q&A with Di

Di has been a Sewing/Joining Professional at TOM BIHN for over 10 years. Joining is a skill that requires focus, strength, ability, and talent, and Di is a master at her craft. Last week, we had a company lunch to celebrate her retirement. We are all sad that we won't get to work with Di every day like we have for so long, but we're also glad that she gets to enjoy her retirement! Below: Lisa and Kim's interview with Di about what her next plans are. [caption id="attachment_18006" align="alignnone" width="1200"]Di recently retired after 10 years with our company; here's...

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How To Pack Light For A Family Trip to Hawaii

Zeke -- the person behind the camera of many of our videos -- recently took a trip to Hawaii with his wife and son. Each of them took a Daylight Briefcase and a Daylight Backpack in the spirit of packing light. The first video below shows what and how they packed; the second video is of the trip itself. Our Q&A with Zeke: What do you wish you had packed that you didn’t? I've been ultralight packing for a long time -- over 100 trips by now to all different climates and with stays of all different lengths -- so...

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