The Bag-Lady Giveaway: Four handbag books and a quilted bag to carry them all!
THE BAG LADY GIVEAWAY
Threads magazine is giving away four great books. Three of them give instructions to make many different bag and tote styles, and the fourth provides a comprehensive history of bag making.
WHAT'S INSIDE THE BAG?
The first book is Handbags: The Making of a Museum by Judith Clark (Yale, 2012). The book features an incredible variety handbags dating from 16th century to present day. It includes the history of the handbag, its designs, and how they have been made, used, and worn throughout the ages.
The next two books are part of the same series--Threads Selects-- Easy-to-Sew Handbags (The Taunton Press, 2012) and Easy-to-Sew Tote Bags (The Taunton Press, 2012). In Easy-to-Sew Handbags, you will learn to create a variety of different bags such as wristlets, clutches, evening bags, purses, and more. In Easy-to-Sew Tote Bags, you will learn to create a multi-purpose tote bag, a messenger bag, and more. Both books contain step-by-step instructions that are quick and easy to follow. You'll be able to create your own unique bag design customized to your preferences.
The last book is Bags: the Modern Classics by Sue Kim (C&T Publishing, 2011). This pattern book includes 19 different and unique bag projects to make more than 75 different bags. You'll find patterns for clutches, hobos, satchels, and more. This book also includes easy construction tips to make your creative process easier.
The floral, quilted tote bag that is included in this giveaway is a Stephanie Dawn design. It features a toggle button closure that gives you quick access to the three interior pockets. It also has two large front pockets to neatly organize all your belongings. With its soft, quilted body, you can carry it around all day in comfort and style filled with the giveaway books.
ENTER TO WIN!
Describe for us what kind of bag you would like to make for yourself. Leave your answer in the comments below and you will have a chance to win this bagful of books! The deadline for your comments is Friday, November 8, 2013, and the winner will be chosen the week of the November 16. The winner will receive an email announcement as well. Good luck!