INDUSTRY: Willis Bigelow constructs leather and waxed cotton bags in his shared Seahaven home, in Inverness. He and a rising number of other West Marin artists and makers are nabbing new customers through a recently launched online marketplace.   David Briggs

Willis Bigelow began making bags two years ago, when he was still living in Brooklyn and wanted to fashion panniers to attach to his bike for a long trip. Since then, he has gotten serious about supporting himself financially with his leather and waxed canvas bags, and a website known as Edition Local is trying to help him turn . . .

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