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Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2

This hand-stitched carpetbag is made with scraps from a kilim carpet. For full instructions, be sure to read the first part of this two-part tutorial.
The lining has a zippered pocket on one side for more storage.
A quick whipstitch of the edges holds the lining to the bag until the frame goes on.
This hand-stitched carpetbag is made with scraps from a kilim carpet. For full instructions, be sure to read the first part of this two-part tutorial.

This hand-stitched carpetbag is made with scraps from a kilim carpet. For full instructions, be sure to read the first part of this two-part tutorial.

Photo: Kenneth D. King

In this second installment, Kenneth finishes his carpetbag project. Learn how he assembled the handles, lining, and finalized the frame . 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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