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Original Tea Bag Designs Support APD Bethesda Hout Bay

APD Bethseda Hout Bay, Association for Persons with Disabilities has its origins in local volunteer work: in the early 1990’s a group of volunteer community care workers were informed by medical staff that a number of persons with disabilities were not coming to the clinic on time to get their treatment and medication. The volunteers discovered …


NOAH Soap Project was started in Khayelitsha in 2010 as a way for elderly members of NOAH social clubs to generate income in a fun and companionable way. Beautiful bars of soap are lovingly made using only the finest ingredients and the pristine core of luxury soap, donated by top hotels. Come to Tea Bag …

The Group of Hope

In a rather bizarre but heart-warming development, Mothers for All is now training male and female prisoners in Worcester Medium Prison in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Over twenty prisoners have received training and are now spending much of their free time rolling paper beads in order to help the AIDS orphans in their …

Original T-Bag Designs is #1 Ranked Attraction in Hout Bay

What an honor to be #1 attraction in Hout Bay on Trip Advisor. Thank you all for your kind reviews, we greatly appreciate each and every single one of them!

Happy 90th Birthday

One of our loyal visitors, Netta Farr, from Vredehoek turned 90 on Sunday. We were pleased we were able to say Happy Birthday. She even gave us a tip to stay healthy and that was to go to the gym twice a week!

Thank You to Chameleon Tours and Neil’s Transfers

We have regular tours visiting our workshop from Chameleon Tours based in Germany. The owner, Ingo, invited 10 members of our staff to a dinner at Nitida Wine Farm. Also at the dinner was George Kellerman from Neil’s transfers. Today George popped in to have tea and doughnuts with a few members of our staff.

“Your Time is Valuable & Your Talents are Many”

We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful sewing teacher here at Tbag Designs. Sharon came up with our beautiful Tbag handbag and teaches our team how to recreate it! But that is not all Sharon can do. Sharon also is a wedding dress designer! Here she is with two Brides to Be!  

Owls Take up Residence near our Workshop

We feel very special because two Spotted Eagle Owls have taken up residence in the tree around our workshop at Kronendal. The spotted eagle-owl (Bubo africanus) is a medium-sized species of owl, one of the smallest of the eagle owls.The facial disk is off white to pale ochre and the eyes are yellow. It has …

T-Bags to be Sold in Paris

Here at Original T-Bags, we have encouraged our staff to create their own products, which we buy from them, to sell in our shops. Gracious makes a bag which was seen by Carine, a French lady who represents a shop in Paris called Ithemba. Carine spent the morning with Gracious here at the T-Bags workshop …

Staff Inspired to Collect Bread Bag Clips

The staff at Original T Bags were so inspired by the talk about how the collection of bread bag clips can raise funds to purchase a wheechair, that they collected and posted a whole box of bread bag clips to the young man who shared the story of how his grandfather brought the bread bag …