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Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1

After ordering the bag frame online, I sat down and created a rough sketch of what I envisioned.
This bag was never going to fit under my sewing machine, so I decided to teach myself hand stitching.
Before cutting into the leather, I tested the pattern I drafted for the base.
After ordering the bag frame online, I sat down and created a rough sketch of what I envisioned.

After ordering the bag frame online, I sat down and created a rough sketch of what I envisioned.

Photo: Kenneth D. King

In this first installment, Kenneth begins his carpetbag project. Learn how he assembled the base of the bag, the frame, and how he began the main body. Observing a master at work is the perfect way to get a handle on the dos and don'ts of bag-making.

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