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How to Make a 1940s Hobo Wristlet

How to Make a 1940s Hobo Wristlet

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This bag is made from buttery soft Mirrabella lambskin, heavy silk satin, and a leather-covered handle. Read the instructions and download the free pattern.

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Sew an Easy Tyvek Tote (Includes Free Pattern)!

Sew an Easy Tyvek Tote (Includes Free Pattern)!

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Make a fun and fully recyclable handbag with a geometric print in this web extra from Threads #173 (June/July 2014).

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Zebra print clutch handbag

Zebra print clutch handbag

As a sewing instructor I often have to make samples of the projects I am teaching. Such is the case with this simple clutch style handbag. Made of a purple and black zebra print it features a black...

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My New Series

My New Series

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This new line is inspired by some of my favorite movies. See if you can guess what they are. They are not for sale yet until the entire series is done, but I am having alot of fun getting creative...

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Crazy Quilt Purse

Crazy Quilt Purse

  I made this purse in college as a clothing design student- it was my final project in a textile design course. The shape of the purse was inspired by the popular Fendi baguette bags. I crazy...

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Purple and Green?

Purple and Green?

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   I just finished this one. The chain is actually wood so its lighter than it looks. Its made from weaverly fabric and lavander lamb skin leather. With a snap closure and open pocket on...

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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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Handbag Designer 101, My Page

Handbag Designer 101, My Page

 Go to handbag designer 101.com and click on todays designer, (its not me today), at the end of featured article on the lower right you will see me listed click on it and you will get my feature...

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Up Cycled Leather HandBag

Up Cycled Leather HandBag

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This is an original one of a kind design handbag that I constructed out of a re-cycled leather jacket and lined with left over drapery fabric. The key fob and the bag centerpiece are also original...

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My Bag is in a Magazine!

My Bag is in a Magazine!

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New handbags. I have been experimenting with different mediums, I made a few tiles with polymer clay. This is really helpful when I need unique beads for handles. I made an 80's style bag for my...

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Leather Handbags

Leather Handbags

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Leather handbags, machine and hand stitched. Patent leather, suede and lamb. I like to challenge myself and use a variety of hardware. I make them functional and unique.

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Handmade Leather Handbag

Handmade Leather Handbag

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  I wove pink and white leather together to form the panels. When stitching the pieces together I kept the pattern of the checker in a flow. I also stitched the strips together for strength...

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handbags

handbags

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this bag is constructed from silk brocade, embellished taffeda and copper metalic ribbons. it has a satin lining with interior pocket, flap closure with magnetic snap and fabricated...

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More Shoulder bags

More Shoulder bags

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More Shoulderbags-fun and easy! Except pulling bag through handle! All have heavy interfacing and Muslin lining!

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Latest Purse (Hand Bag)

Latest Purse (Hand Bag)

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My latest Handbag. It's the same pattern that I used on earlier one, however, I added pockets and tried hard to find prints that went well together. I also sewed some goldish strap accross the top...

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New Purse

New Purse

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I really like this one! Simple yet cool. Works real nice put over your head and on the opposite shoulder. (A real nice smooth fit! I will be making a tie dye hippiny one later on, with a shirt to...

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Fabric Flower Embellishments

Fabric Flower Embellishments

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I've been designing handbags and purses lately and I love this particular handbag design. The top opening is assymetrical, and the black, white and gold spotted fabric prints make it striking. Once...

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Pretty Little Drawstring Bag

Pretty Little Drawstring Bag

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I found some instructions on the Threads website here (see this page for instructions) for an adorable drawstring bag. I am trying to be both thrifty and environmentally aware, and I...

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The Cameo Bag & Fabric Flower Brooch

The Cameo Bag & Fabric Flower Brooch

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  This is the last bag I designed and just finished sewing and photographing.  This bag measures about 11 1/2"w at the top, 6 1/2"w at the bottom, 10"h, with a 3" gusset and 8" handle dropThere...

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The Madison Bag

The Madison Bag

This is The Madison Bag I designed. I used Cotton Candy in lime by Sweetwater for Clothworks to make this bag. It is about 14" at its widest, 11.5" high with a 4" gusset. It has 2 outside pockets...

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