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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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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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Kiss clasp purse

Kiss clasp purse

I made the blue purse for a cousin out of left over material from making my wedding dress. I don't like how pointy the bottom corners are so I'll have to change the pattern for next time.

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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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String-pieced Scrappy Purse

String-pieced Scrappy Purse

Scraps are the best thing about sewing for me - the fabric store I go to has a wonderful barrel that I go dig around in whenever I need some fresh ideas! This project is a good example of that...

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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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The Kimono Bag

The Kimono Bag

An easy little bag made from one rectangular piece of fabric. You can see the entire tutorial here,http://rhondabuss.blogspot.com/2012/02/fabulous-free-pattern-friday_24.html. This is part of a wekly...

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Blue and Brown Birdhouse Purse

Blue and Brown Birdhouse Purse

This purse was made of scrap pieces of fabric from a jelly roll. I used belt loops around the top for the closure. This makes the bag fun to use there are optional straps to put on the bag so it can...

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Compartment Travel Purse

Compartment Travel Purse

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I wanted a new purse to take on vacation, that had security features but would also carry everything I needed within easy reach. I designed this purse with pockets that would hold all the usual items...

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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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Steampunk Handbag!

Steampunk Handbag!

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This is a steampunk bag made of cowhide tooling leather. I love this style. The bag is made to look old, it is branded and laced with leather. There is no liner, it is dyed inside black. This bag was...

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Mini Totes Are so fun!

Mini Totes Are so fun!

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This is a small toile tote. Leather strap handles on black and white weaverly toile. It has a tie back closure, and just a little bling. I love this bag, the handles were a little tricky to stitch...

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Prettiest Purse

Prettiest Purse

My daughter LOVES purses right now. Determined to have her costume reflect her current "favorite things" I brainstormed and put her halloween costume project into action. It is all made by momma...

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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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Handbags for summer!

Handbags for summer!

  All of these bags are for sale on my site. They are all my designs, with the only exception being the pink plaid. The pink plaid is a pattern I found, I've used it several times, just to make...

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Silk LuLu Clutch

Silk LuLu Clutch

This is a design I worked out over several productions.  First I drew out the basic shape, then slashed and spread the pattern to create the gathers.  I used the heaviest sew-in stabilizer...

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