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Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2

Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 2

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We're now ready to finish this colorful carpetbag! I'll show you how to add the lining, frame, and handles.

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Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1

Make a Mary Poppins-Style Carpetbag: Part 1

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This is a two-part blog series on how I created an old-fashioned carpetbag using the scraps from my kilim carpet coat. Even Mary Poppins would envy this bag!

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Pattern Review: Pat Bravo - Monaco Bag

Pattern Review: Pat Bravo - Monaco Bag

Threads reviews the Monaco Bag pattern by Pat Bravo. This bag can dress up any spring dress.

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Leyvie Bag

Leyvie Bag

My latest purse.  The pattern is by Whistlepig Creek Productions.  It calls for fat quarters.  I find that the cotton of fat quarters wears out quickly where it rubs against my body so I went for...

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Create Boning with Heavy-Duty Zip Ties

Create Boning with Heavy-Duty Zip Ties

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I wanted to make myself a new gym bag for spring and found another use for zip ties!

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Beaded Cargo Pants Purse

Beaded Cargo Pants Purse

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This upcycled bag made out of a child's cargo pant is perfect for a everyday purse. It is ready for rugged wear but still feminine with the cute beaded detail and the floral buttons. It is...

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Repurposed Pant and scarf to Red Floral Bag with Sequins

Repurposed Pant and scarf to Red Floral Bag with Sequins

  Upcycled from a old pair of wool pants and a floral scarf this cute little bag is great when you need something special when going out! I lined it using a pair of upcycled silk pajamas. It has...

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The hen bag

The hen bag

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This bag made entirely from scaps old garment and curtains, I made last year just before easter. I had attended a course in free form quilting by Hanne Wellendorph. The bag is lined (an old summer...

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Kaffe Fassett Projects

Kaffe Fassett Projects

I made these pouches and pincushion for my Secret Santa partner last Christmas. She loves Kaffe Fassett fabrics and I had a bunch of it in my stash, so it worked out perfectly. The large zip pouch...

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Sew a Slick Satchel

Sew a Slick Satchel

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Get that patent-leather look using vinyl.

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How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

Transform a wool sweater that's seen better days into your new favorite clutch.

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Sew a Multi-Purpose Bag

Sew a Multi-Purpose Bag

Is it a work tote? Or a purse? It's both!

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How to Sew a Pleated Pouch

How to Sew a Pleated Pouch

This soft clutch goes dressy or casual with a switch of the fabric.

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Turn a Placemat into a Purse

Turn a Placemat into a Purse

Turn a simple (or fancy) placemat into a purse.

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Sew a Trendsetting Bag

Sew a Trendsetting Bag

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Create this coveted handbag from the movie The Devil Wears Prada.

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How to Sew a Glamorous Felt Clutch

How to Sew a Glamorous Felt Clutch

See how felt can go glamorous with this simple-to-sew clutch.

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How to Make a Patchwork Pouch

How to Make a Patchwork Pouch

Kayte Terry explains how you can keep your laptop safe in style with this colorful patchwork bag.

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New Animal Print Mini Totes

New Animal Print Mini Totes

I made a few more mini totes, a friend of mine bought one and she has been getting alot of compliments on it. So i decided to add a few more to the inventory. I love animal prints, I have to remind...

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How to Sew an Accordion-Pleat Lantern Bag

How to Sew an Accordion-Pleat Lantern Bag

The lantern shape makes this bag expandable and collapsible, and depending on how it's made, it can have a variety of uses.

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How to Sew Origami Pouches

How to Sew Origami Pouches

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Folded from fabric squares, these adorable (and reversible) pouches can be cut and sewn in less than an hour.

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